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ACS QLD Gold Coast ICT Cyber Leaders Lunch

Join the Gold Coast Chapter for a two course meal as they are joined by a panel of cyber and cyber insurance experts to explore the current cyber threat landscape, and what businesses need to look at in 2022 in terms of cyber risk mitigation.

Registration End Date: Wed, 30 Nov, 05:00 PM

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  • where

  • TAFE Queensland Robina Campus
    94 Laver Drive
    Robina QLD 4226
  • when

  • Event Start: Thu, 01 Dec, 11:30 AM
    Event Finish: Thu, 01 Dec, 02:00 PM
  • event price

  • Member: $0.00
  • Member-Concessional: $0.00
  • Non-Member: $0.00

Join the Gold Coast Chapter for a two course meal as they are j<span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;">oined by a panel of cyber and cyber insurance experts to explore the current cyber threat landscape, and what businesses need to look at in 2022 in terms of cyber risk mitigation. Relevant for CIOs, CISOs, CEOs and business leaders generally, we will explore emerging cyber threats, discuss the right cybersecurity systems and tools to have in place and will also take a deep dive into the topical area of cyber insurance which is becoming an increasing challenge for businesses across the board. We will also discuss how to pitch cybersecurity to your Board to prioritise.</span>

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Knowledge management (KNOW) -> Level 7


Stephanie Luhrs

Stephanie Luhrs

Special Counsel, Clyde & Co

Stefanie Luhrs is a Special Counsel in Clyde & Co's Brisbane office specialising in cyber incident response, data protection, IT liability, D&O and professional insurance lines. She regularly works on domestic and international cyber claims involving data breaches, regulatory investigations, mandatory notification laws, recovery actions and incident response.

She has acted as breach coach, privacy counsel and coverage counsel in a range of incidents including high profile data breaches, denial of service attacks, ransomware and business email compromise and fraud incidents. She also regularly advises clients in relation to their privacy compliance and cyber incident readiness and resilience.

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Mathew Eames

Mathew Eames

CIO, Protech and Chair, ACS QLD Gold Coast Chapter

Mathew has 20+ years’ experience in the ICT industry, delivering ICT strategy and planning for a large global enterprise across multiple industries. Recently Mathew has focussed his career on working with and supporting local Queensland businesses, currently working as CIO for a national recruitment company.

Passionate about growing ICT locally and helping open pathways for our future workforces, Mathew is involved with the ACS as a Gold Coast and the ACS QLD Branch Executive committee. Mathew works to mentor students and is developing a Gold Coast Innovation group of local business ICT leaders to lift the profile of ICT on the Gold Coast. His focus is on developing the ICT sector locally, to help the development of local talent and ultimately see the Gold Coast be known as an ICT world leader.

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Benjamin Di Marco

Benjamin Di Marco

Cyber and Technology Risk Specialist, Willis Towers Watson

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Conor Naughton

Conor Naughton

Digital Forensics and Incident Response Lead, Solis Security

Conor has been in the information technology space for over 17 years, focused on providing infrastructure support and technical consulting to SMB and SME businesses, giving him an intimate understanding of how these types of businesses operate, the technology they use, their people and their culture.

Conor and his team at Solis Security respond to thousands of cyber incidents each year, helping them to recover from cyber attacks as well as understand how the cyber attacks occurred and the impact of the cyber incident. Conor has the first-hand experience to explain why some companies, when targeted by cybercrime gangs, end up in tight, costly situations.

Conor is a GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE) and is on the GIAC advisory board, helping to improve the future career paths of forensic examiners.

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94 Laver Drive,Robina,QLD,Australia

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