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ACS Cairns Regional Roadshow in Partnership with Cryptoloc: Why Data Security is a Must

Held in partnership with Cryptoloc, ‘Why Data Security is a must in protecting your business from Cyber Attacks’ features Cryptoloc founder and leading Cyber Industry expert Jamie Wilson in an informative and thought provoking Q&A session.

Event Start: Thu 13 Jul 05:00 PM
Event Finish: Thu 13 Jul 07:30 PM


Registration End Date: Thu 13 Jul 12:00 PM

<p><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;">Held in partnership with Cryptoloc, <em>‘Why Data Security is a must in protecting your business from Cyber Attacks’ </em>features Cryptoloc founder and leading Cyber Industry expert Jamie Wilson in an informative and thought provoking Q&amp;A session.</span></span></span><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"> </span></span><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;">Presented by Jamie Wilson, Executive Chairman, Cryptoloc, the session will cover a wide range of topics including the emergence of Data Security, its role in relation to Perimeter and Core security measures, its importance in relation to Cyber Security for Business and the landscape business owners must now navigate from a regulatory perspective following recent changes to the Privacy Act as a result of last year’s Medibank and Optus breaches.</span></span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;">Following Jamie’s presentation, ACS Skills Advisor Luisa Grant will outline the Cyber Security Traineeship Pilot, and how ACS has been working with Industry to declare the Certificate IV in Cyber Security as a Traineeship in Queensland, helping to address the regional tech talent shortfall.</span></span></span><br><br><strong>Proudly partnered with </strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1671432258000"></img></a><br><br><strong>Cyber Traineeship Pilot program is proudly supported by TAFE QLD<br><br><a href="" target="_blank"><img alt="User-added image" src=";oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1677206767000"></img></a></strong></p>

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Jamie Wilson

Jamie Wilson

Founder and Executive Chairman, Cryptoloc

Jamie’s business, Cryptoloc, started out of an experience he had a decade ago, and has gone on to become one of the world’s most innovative encryption technology companies. Headquartered in Brisbane, with offices in Japan, US, South Africa and the UK, Cryptoloc ensures that businesses and their customers can interact securely, with each piece of data assigned its own separate audit trail, and every user and action verified and accounted for. Cryptoloc was rated by Forbes as one of the top 20 cyber startups to watch, globally, in 2020.

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Luisa Grant

Luisa Grant

ICT Industry Skills Advisor to the Queensland Government, Australian Computer Society

Luisa Grant is the ICT Industry Skills Advisor to the Queensland Government. She provides strategic advice on behalf of the sector on Investment initiatives, Workforce Development, Vocational Education and Training, including ensuring Queensland has a voice at the National Vet Reforms. She has over 30 years of Leadership experience, including being the Founder and Chief Executive Office of the Registered Training organisations that she successfully sold in 2020.   

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Geoffrey Charles Purcell

Geoffrey Charles Purcell

Chief Digital Officer, James Cook University

I am a business-driven Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Digital Officer, with global and CEO start-up experience. My passion is business, technology and digital transformation that drives business value. As a technologist, I believe the leader of Technology in a business, must truly understand the business and its full potential, in order to truly add value to that business.

I have co-sponsored business transformations that harvested $16 million in cost savings. I have led a significant number of Technology Transformations, the scope of which cover every aspect of Technology – people (digital capability uplift), process (COVID incident management, Agile, VPDSF cybersecurity compliance) and technology (Cloud, managed services replacement, business process automation). I delivered a 100% increase in project throughput at a reduced cost (<10%), This was achieved with ZERO disruption to the business. Finally, I led the establishment of the ASX-listed InPayTech (formerly known as Payment Adviser).

I am recognised by key stakeholders for my proven ability to establish a transformational Technology vision of the future, that enables the business to achieve its full potential, to communicate that vision and to influence people to achieve it by building collaborative relationships, effective communication and persuasion. I have built IT’s brand to enable it to attract top talent, promote diversity and inclusion and foster collaboration. I build highly engaged teams.

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Dave Watson

Dave Watson

Teacher - Technology (ICT), TAFE Queensland

Dave Started working in the IT industry in the nineteen eighties.  In the thirty plus years that have passed since then he has worked for a number of Australia systems integrators with responsibility for the design, implementation and operation of computer systems in Finance, Manufacturing and the Government Sector.  

Highlights include the design and implementation of centralised authentication for 50,000 Sydney university staff and students.  Facilities to allow Australian financial organisations to submit BASEL-II compliance data to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and the management and security of the personal financial data held by a number of credit reporting agencies.

With a passion for ensuring that the next generation of IT professionals are equipped with the technical and interpersonal skills required to build and manage both current and future computer systems, Dave has spent the first three years of his ‘retirement’ as an IT teacher at TAFE.

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Civic Reception Rooms, Ground Floor, 119-145 Spence Street,Cairns,QLD,Australia

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  • Cairns Regional Council
    Civic Reception Rooms, Ground Floor, 119-145 Spence Street
    Cairns QLD 4870
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  • Event Start: Thu 13 Jul 05:00 PM
    Event Finish: Thu 13 Jul 07:30 PM
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