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ACS Unplugged: End of Year Celebration Event - Decrypt 2020

A Year Held to Ransom

Registration End Date: Mon, 07 Dec, 05:00 PM

  • where

  • Edith Cowan University - Mount Lawley Campus, Building 17, Lecture Room 157 (17.157 on maps)
    2 Bradford Street
    Mount Lawley WA 6050
  • when

  • Event Start: Tue, 08 Dec, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Tue, 08 Dec, 07:30 PM
  • event price

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<img alt="User-added image" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1604906301000"></img><br><br><b>PLEASE NOTE:</b> This is a face-to-face event to be held in Perth, WA<br><br><b>AN END OF YEAR CELEBRATION EVENT (WITH A BIT OF TECH)</b><br><br>From Corona virus – to Crypto virus<br>From an infected nose (Corona Virus) to an infected mobile (Crypto Virus).<br><br>In this talk, Dr David Cook FACS will take us through a journey of discovery towards a higher understanding about Ransomware. From humble Trojan exploits through to sophisticated and multi layered malware attacks, this presentation will highlight new and emerging threats to help take your mind off the troubles of COVID-19.<br><br>To pay up or not to Pay? – that is the question.  Find out what sort of people pay, and whether it’s worth the money.<br><br>The presentation will briefly cover Trojans, Bitcoin, Crypto-currency, Mobile Ransomware, Reputational Threats and Ransomware in the Cloud.<br><br>2020 feels like it has been held to ransom. Join us for this end of year session to ‘decrypt’ our ACS network.<br><br>Light refreshments will be provided along with end of year networking in the beautiful ECU Mount Lawley Campus Courtyard. <br><br>Campus map found <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.<br><br><b>IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ATTENDEES</b><br>Due to the importance of contact tracing for COVID-19 purposes if required, it is important to have your attendance registered.<br><br>On arrival, please make sure to have your event confirmation e-mail with QR code ready to present at registration. This can be provided via your phone or a printed copy.

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Security administration (SCAD) -> Level 6


David Cook

David Cook

Technology advocate dedicated to advances and the progression of Human Computer Interaction (HCI), and cyber security, combined with research and academic engagement in six main areas, Business, Information Technology, International Relations, Security, Virtual Reality, Agricultural Data management

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2 Bradford Street,Mount Lawley,WA,Australia

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