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ACS Panel: IoT & Cybersecurity Database Analysis

Please note: This is a face-to-face event taking place in the ACS  Melbourne Innovation Hub located in Docklands.  ACS Panel sessions are one-hour sessions focusing on a current tech topic. They aim to facilitate an interactive discussion and networking by discussing IoT, its cyber security risks and how to secure your data

Registration End Date: Mon, 28 Feb, 10:00 AM

  • where

  • ACS Melbourne Innovation Hub
    Level 14, 839 Collins Street
    Docklands VIC 3008
  • when

  • Event Start: Tue, 01 Mar, 05:30 PM
    Event Finish: Tue, 01 Mar, 07:00 PM
  • event price

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<div style="text-align: center;"><font face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Any device connected to the internet can be hacked, attacked and misused by those with criminal intent. Each newly connected device represents security risks that are often overlooked or underestimated.</span></font></div> <br><font face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">In fact, with IoT security breaches, it is rarely a case of just one device or one dataset being compromised. Rather, when attackers crack one IoT device, they can potentially gain access to entire fleets of devices — and their data.</span></font><br><br><font face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Join facilitator Professor Matt Warren, along with </span><span style="font-size: 14.6667px;">panellist&#39;s</span><span style="font-size: 11pt;"> Matt Tett, </span></font>Advisor &amp; Subject Matter Expert from <font face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">IoT </span><span style="font-size: 14.6667px;">Security</span><span style="font-size: 11pt;"> Trust Mark and Dr. Malka Halgamuge, Senior Lecturer in </span><span style="font-size: 14.6667px;">Cybersecurity</span><span style="font-size: 11pt;"> from La Trobe University as they discuss IoT, Cybersecurity and database analysis. </span></font><br><br><b>Please note: This is a face-to-face event taking place in the ACS  Melbourne Innovation Hub located in Docklands. </b><br><br><img alt="User-added image" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1645749678000"></img><br><br><b>IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL ATTENDEES including ACS Professional Year Students. </b>When attending events, to claim and qualify for the required CPD hours, Professional Year students need to attend the event in its entirety, which will be tracked by the ACS events team<br><br><i>We take the health of our members, staff and the community seriously. Therefore, all necessary COVIDSafe steps will be taken in order to keep you and other guests safe at ACS events. 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 at registration, please make sure to have your event confirmation e-mail with QR code ready to present where your attendance will be recorded. This can be provided via your phone or a printed copy.</i>


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 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM  Registration                          
 06:00 PM - 06:45 PM  Panel Discussion                          
 06:45 PM - 07:00 PM  Audience Q&A                          
 07:00 PM - 07:00 PM  Event Close                          

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Professor Matthew Warren

Professor Matthew Warren

Matthew Warren is a Professor of Cyber Security at RMIT University and Director of the RMIT University Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation. Professor Warren is a researcher in the areas of Cyber Security and he has authored and co-authored over 300 books, book chapters, journal papers and conference papers. He has received numerous grants and awards from national and international funding bodies, such as Australian Research Council (ARC); Engineering Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in the UK; National Research Foundation in South Africa and the European Union. He is a former research theme leader in the CyberSecurity CRC (Cooperative Research Centres) a partnership between academia, industry and government. The CyberSecurity CRC is the biggest investment in Australian Cyber Security at $140 million dollars over seven years. Professor Warren gained his PhD in Information Security Risk Analysis from the University Of Plymouth, United Kingdom and he has taught within Australia, Finland, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Professor Warren is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society.

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Matt Tett

Matt Tett

Matt Tett is the Managing Director of Enex P/L. He is well known globally across industry and government as a very well connected, highly technical straight shooter. Effectively applying science to translating complex technology for the lay person, ensuring customers receive what they are paying for.

Matt is an Advisor and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for IoT Security Mark P/L who
operate the global IoT Security Trust Mark™ (STM) Certification and voluntary labelling
scheme. (

He is the founder of the national Day of The Month (DOTM) clubs, which currently has over 3600+ members across the information security industry (

He also serves on the Online Safety Consultative Working Group (OSCWG) for the
Office of the eSafety Commissioner, the Communications Alliance Cyber Security
Reference Panel (CSRP), the CSRP Fraud subgroup and the Communications
Resilience Administration Industry Group (CRAIG), the Internet Australia Cyber Security
SIG, and is a member of the research advisory committee for the Internet Commerce
Security Laboratory at Federation University. He is a committee member participating
in the development of Standards related to IT-042-00-01 – IoT and Related

Matt has a deep technical background in network and security systems and he holds
the following security certifications in good standing for 17+ years: CISSP, CISM, CSEPS
and CISA. He is a certified Government security advisor and retains State and Federal
Government security clearances.

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Dr Malka Halgamuge

Dr Malka Halgamuge

Dr Malka N. Halgamuge is a Senior Lecturer in Cybersecurity (Teaching & Research) at the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, since Dec 2021. From 2007-2021 Malka worked as a Research Fellow (or Honorary Fellow) at the Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Dept. of Infrastructure Engineering, The University of Melbourne. She completed her PhD at the Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, in 2007.

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Level 14, 839 Collins Street,Docklands,VIC,Australia

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