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ACS Emerging and Deep Tech Webinar Series: Cyber Security - Getting Prepared for a Passwordless World

Join ACS to learn about how to eliminate passwords off the internet is for web and mobile applications to enable FIDO/WebAuthn.

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Mon, 11 Oct, 09:00 AM

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    Wed, 13 Oct, 12:00 PM

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    Wed, 13 Oct, 01:00 PM
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<div>The cybersecurity world witnessed major announcements and developments in the last few months:</div> <ul><li>Microsoft announcing that all Windows 11 computers will use FIDO/WebAuthn (Windows Hello) authentication as the default authentication scheme from day one: https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2021/06/25/windows-11-enables-security-by-design-from-the-chip-to-the-cloud/;</li><li>Apple announcing that they will use FIDO/WebAuthn (Passkey) across all their platforms: iPhones, iPads, Macs and MacBooks: https://developer.apple.com/videos/play/wwdc2021/10106/; and</li><li>All current operating systems (Android 9 or greater, iOS 14, macOS 11 and Windows 10) and all current versions of browsers (Brave, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari and Opera) supporting passwordless FIDO/WebAuthn authentication out-of-the-box.</li></ul> <div>At no previous time in the history of public-key cryptography has there been so much support for one of the strongest authentication protocols across all major platforms. Now all that is required to eliminate passwords off the internet is for web and mobile applications to enable FIDO/WebAuthn.<br><br>What does this mean for companies? How do they prepare for this massive transition? How do they get started? What are the issues they need to be aware of?<br><br>This webinar will discuss these questions and touch on some of the implementation issues around FIDO, and provide guidance. Having a basic understanding of FIDO will be helpful since this will not be an introduction to FIDO. This FIDO Alliance site is recommended for a basic introduction: https://loginwithfido.com. Significant detail is available at https://fidoalliance.org <br><br><u><b>Notice for all attendees including ACS Professional Year Students</b></u><br><br><b>Please allow up to 2 weeks for CPD hours to be allocated to your membership profile</b>.<br><br>When attending virtual events, in order to claim and qualify for the required CPD hours, Professional Year students need to attend the online event in its entirety which will be tracked by the ACS events team. Please ensure you don&#39;t minimise your window when attending a virtual event.<br><br>If a cloaking software program is used when connecting to an online event, your attendance cannot be recorded and CPD hours cannot be allocated. This does not include the use of VPN.<br><br><b><u>Note:</u></b> <i>This webinar will be delivered via Redback Connect platform, and for the sole purpose of registering you for this event, your registration details have been shared with Redback conferencing. Please refer to the Redback Data Policy <b><a href="http://t.comms.acs.org.au/r/?id=h1500399,19583c02,19582057&amp;customerID=" target="_blank">here</a></b> for confirmation that the data will not be used for any other purpose outside of this webinar</i>.<br><br><b><i>*Please click  <a href="https://www.webcasts.com.au/SystemTest/html5/" target="_blank">here</a> to test your system before the webinar. For technical assistance, please phone Redback Connect on 1800 733 416.<br><br>Event Agenda </i></b><br><i>11:30 am – 12:00 pm (30 min): Webinar AV testing session for Presenters<br>11:45 am – 12:00 pm (15 min): Participants signing to the webinar (Redback)<br>12:00 pm – 12:05 pm (5 min): MC welcome<br>12:05 pm – 12:55 pm (50 min): Presentation and Q &amp; A<br>12:55pm – 1:00 pm (5 min): Wrap up &amp; Finish</i></div>

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Programming/software development (PROG) -> Level 4

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Arshad Noor

Arshad Noor

Arshad Noor is the CTO of StrongKey, a Cupertino, California based company focused on the use of applied cryptography for data protection.

Arshad has been focused on the use of applied cryptography for data protection for 20 years. With 35 years in IT, 22 of them in the cybersecurity space, he has been designing, building and supporting PKIs since 1999, and FIDO since 2014.

He is responsible for having created the first open-source FIDO Certified FIDO Server to support U2F in 2015, and the first open-source FIDO Certified Server to support FIDO2/WebAuthn protocols (SourceForge and Github). He has been actively involved in the FIDO Alliance since 2014, and contributes to white papers (FIDO and PKI Integration in the Enterprise, How FIDO Standards meet PSD2's RTS Requirements on SCA and others).

He has written articles and spoken around the world (ISSA, ISACA, OWASP, RSA, Authenticate) on data protection. When not promoting the best cyber-hygiene available to protect data, he is promoting living a Blue Zones life.

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