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Industry Insights: How to enhance your team's cyber resilience [IN-PERSON]

Join us for a captivating fireside chat with Daniela Fernandez, the Head of Information Security at PayPal Australia, as we delve into the dynamic world of cyber security!

Event Start: Tue 04 Jun 05:30 PM AEST
Event Finish: Tue 04 Jun 07:30 PM AEST

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Registration End Date: Mon 03 Jun 05:00 PM

<em>*If you are not a current ACS member, you will be asked to &#39;create an account&#39;. Your details will be used for registration processes only. If you experience technical issues, please contact <a href="" target="_blank"></a>.</em><br><br>For the next edition of Industry Insights series, we will be joined by Daniela Fernandez, Head of Information Security, PayPal Australia to talk about enhancing your team&#39;s cyber resilience.<br><br>In this discussion, Daniela will shed light on the current landscape of cyber security, exploring its evolving challenges, the imperative for resilience, and the necessity of vigilance in safeguarding digital assets.<br><br><strong>Key takeaways include</strong> <ul><li>Insights into the latest developments at the forefront of cyber security, including the imperatives of resilience and vigilance in today&#39;s digital landscape</li><li>How PayPal is pioneering passwordless authentication solutions, unraveling the benefits of passkeys, and reshaping the future of online security</li><li>The pivotal role of communication in fostering successful cyber security strategies, and the innovative AI-driven cyber security initiatives spearheaded by PayPal</li><li>The critical issue of skills shortage in the cyber security domain, exploring strategies to secure top talent and protect both customers and employees. </li></ul> A live Q&amp;A at the end of the session for the audience to ask questions directly followed by a networking session.<br><br><strong>Agenda</strong><br>5pm - Guest arrival and networking<br>5:30pm - Welcome and housekeeping<br>5:30pm - Fireside chat with Daniela Fernandez, Head of Information Security, PayPal Australia<br>6:10pm - Audience Q&amp;A (both in-person and virtual)<br>6:30pm - In-person networking drinks<br>7:30pm - Event close<br><br><strong>Speaker</strong><br>- Daniela Fernandez, Head of Information Security, PayPal Australia<br><br>MC<br>- David Norris, Managing Director, Nortec IT

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Daniela Fernandez

Daniela Fernandez

With over 19 years' experience in Information Technology, Daniela Fernandez is a cyber security and analytics leader, who values integrity, diversity of thought, continuous learning, sense of achievement and a healthy work/life integration. 

Currently Daniela is the Head of Information Security at PayPal Australia where she focuses on making security a business enabler, helping PayPal to achieve their mission to democratise financial services while ensuring that PayPal Australia delivers secure products to customers and meets local regulatory requirements.

Before that, Daniela was Director of Cyber Risk and Strategy at Deloitte, serving the Internal Customer Services function. Prior to Deloitte, Daniela worked in multiple roles at CBA, across protective services, intelligence team, fraud detection and cyber security. Her last role at CBA was Executive Manager, Business Information Security Officer.

Daniela is one of the Sydney chapter leads for AWSN, actively encouraging women to pursue a career in security. With her technical skills, personal motivation and experience Daniela is committed to break stereotypes, promote diversity in cyber security and empower talented women in technology.

Daniela is part of the Australia CXO Tribe Steerco Committee, fostering cross industry collaboration and knowledge sharing across CISOs / cyber security leaders and one of the Governing body leads of the Evanta Sydney CISO Community. Daniela’s contributions to the security community have been recognised in the industry.

In 2022 Daniela was a finalist for the 2022 AISA awards under the category of Cyber Security Professional of the year and one of the winners for the 2022 CSO30 Awards. In 2023 she took out top place in the Leadership category of the CSO30 Awards.

Daniela has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and software engineering and a Master of Information Technology in systems security. She also holds multiple industry certifications including CISM, CRISC, CDPSE and CFE. 

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  • Event Start:
    Tue 04 Jun 05:30 PM AEST

    Event Finish:
    Tue 04 Jun 07:30 PM AEST
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