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We are excited to have confirmed the following international and national speakers. More amazing speakers will be added to the list as they are confirmed.

Australian Speakers

Dr June Andronick
Senior Researcher, Data61/CSIRO

Dr Cristina Cifuentes
Director, Oracle Labs

Lynwen Connick
First Assistant Secretary, Cyber Policy and Intelligence Division,
Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet

Jackie Craig
Chief of Cyber & Electronic Warfare Division, Defence Science & Technology Group

Shanna Daly
Systems Engineer, FireEye

Patricia McMillan
Patricia McMillan & Associates

Kylie Peak

Sandra Ragg
Assistant Secretary Cyber Policy, Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet

Charlotte Wood
Australian Crime Commission

Chathura Abeydeera
Specialist Senior, Deloitte Australia

Wade Alcorn
Managing Director, Alcorn Group

Gary Blair
CEO, Australian Cyber Security Research Institute

Scott Brown
CERT Australia

Marcus Butavicius
Senior Research Scientist, Defence Science & Technology Group

Brian Candlish
Principle Threat Researcher, Telstra

Adam Cartwright
Head of Cyber Security Operations, ANZ Bank

Scott Ceely
Managing Director, Seer Security

David Cottingham
Security Consultant

Pieter Danhieux
CEO & Founder, Secure Code Warrior

Craig Davies
Head of Security, Atlassian

Karl Denton
IT Security Officer, GeoScience Australia

Tobias Feakin
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Peter Freiberg
Principal Consultant, Shelde

Andre Fucs de Miranda
Manager - Security Operations Centre, Macquarie Telecom

Murray Goldschmidt
Chief Operating Officer, Sense of Security

Peter Hannay
Researcher, Edith Cowan University

John Hildebrandt
Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Don Jokhan
Executive Security Adviser, IBM Australia Limited

Ashutosh Kapse
Head of Information Security, Technology Risk and Audit, IOOF Holdings

Chris Leckie
University of Melbourne

David Lewis
Australian Signals Directorate

Scott Mellis
Team Leader Cybercrime Operations, Australian Federal Police

Kayne Naughton
Cosive

Nick Race
Country Manager ANZ, Arbor Networks

Clive Reeves
General Manager, Cyber Security, Telstra

Wayne Ronaldson
Technical Director, Risk Offensive

Craig Searle
Managing Director, Hivint

Jason Solomon
Senior Consultant, Mandiant

Christian Teutenberg
Telstra

Wayne Tufek
Director, Cyber RISK

Adrian Turner
CEO, Data61 / CSIRO

James Turner
Advocacy Chair, Australian Information Security Association

Leonard Wills
Defence Export Controls

International Speakers

Latha Maripuri
Senior Vice President & Global Chief Information Security Officer, News Corp, USA

Britta Offergeld
Independent Electronic Security Researcher, NZ

Catherine Pearce
Senior Security Consultant, Cisco, NZ

Adam Boileau
Principal Consultant, Insomnia Security, NZ

Rear Admiral (Rtd) Mike Brown
Vice President & General Manager, RSA, USA

Ilias Chantzos
Global CIP and Privacy Advisor, Symantec, Belgium

Chun Fai Chui
Principal Security Technologist, Arbor Networks

Andrzej Dereszowski
Cyber Security Researcher, Belgium

Chris Eagle
Senior Lecturer (Computer Science), Naval Postgraduate School & Sk3wl 0f r00t, USA

Marty Edwards
Director, Industrial Control Systems Computer
Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT), US Department of Homeland Security, USA

Joshua Goldfarb
VP, CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEye, USA

Aaron Hackworth
Senior Distinguished Engineer, Dell SecureWorks, USA

Trent Heisler
Global VP of Solutions Engineering, Log Rhythm, USA

Chad Hunt
Federal Bureau of Investigation, USA

Matthieu Kaczmarek
Cyber Security and Digital Forensics Expert, Verizon, France

Antti Kiuru
Head of Coordination Centre, National Cyber Security Centre, Finland

Jack Klecha
Senior Manager, Trust Strategy Office, Cisco, USA

Stephane Lenco
Chief Information Security Officer, Airbus

Brian LaMacchia
Director, Security & Cryptography, Microsoft Research

Andrew Martin
Professor of Systems Security, University of Oxford, UK

Andre McGregor
Director of Security, Tanium

Tom Millar
Chief of Communications, US-CERT, USA

Brad Minnis
Director Security & Manufacturing, Juniper Networks, USA

Richard Perlotto
Director, Shadowserver, USA

Chris Pogue
Senior Vice President Cyber Threat Analysis, Nuix, USA

Mark Ray
Federal Bureau of Investigation, USA

Rolf Rolles
Mobius Strip Reverse Engineering

John Stewart
Senior Vice President, Chief Security & Trust Officer, Cisco, USA

Roelof Temmingh
Paterva, South Africa

Maarten Van Horenbeeck
Director of Security Engineering, Fastly, USA

Tim Willis
Hacker Philanthropist, Google, USA

June Andronick

June Andronick is a Senior Researcher at Data61 (formerly NICTA). Her research focuses on increasing the reliability of critical software systems, by mathematically proving that the code behaves as expected and satisfies security and safety requirements. She was recognised in 2011 by MIT's Technology Review as one of the world's top young innovators (TR35). She contributed to the seL4 verification project, which resulted in world's first machine-checked proof of functional correctness of a general-purpose microkernel. Thisbreakthrough was selected in 2010 in MIT's TR10 list of 'top emerging technology likely to change the world'. June leads the concurrency software verification research in Data61, and is deputy leader of the Trustworthy Systems group. She holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Paris-Sud,France.

Cristina Cifuentes

Dr. Cristina Cifuentes is an Oracle Architect and the founding Director of Oracle Labs, Australia, headquartered in Brisbane, Australia.

Oracle Labs, Australia is located in the Oracle House, Brisbane. The focus of the lab is Program Analysis as it applies to finding bugs in software, detecting security vulnerabilities, enhancing developer productivity, and testing. Researchers in the Bug Finding and Security Vulnerability Detection projects focus on advancing static and dynamic techniques to scale out to millions of lines of source code, while at the same time producing highly precise results. Researchers in the Productivity Tools and Testing projects focus on enhancing productivity and testing through improved developer tools and visualisations, as applied to the C, C++ and Java languages.

Lynwen Connick

Lynwen Connick was appointed First Assistant Secretary, Cyber Policy and Intelligence in November 2013 and is responsible for cyber and intelligence issues including the development of cyber security policy and information sharing across the National Security Community. She is currently leading the Review of Australian Cyber Security. Prior to joining the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Ms Connick worked at the Department of Defence, serving most recently as First Assistant Secretary, ICT Reform and Chief Information Security Officer in the CIO group (September 2012 November 2013). Before moving to the Defence CIO group Ms Connick worked for 27 years at the Australian Signals Directorate (formerly the Defence Signals Directorate), Her most recent appointment there was the Deputy Director responsible for Capability (May 2007 July 2012). She also served as Assistant Secretary, Executive (January 2005 May 2007) and Assistant Secretary, Information Security (April 1999 January 2005).

Jackie Craig

Jackie Craig was born in Glasgow, Scotland and has PhD in physics from St. Andrews University.

From 1981 to 1990 she worked for the UK ministry of Defence. In 1990 she emigrated to Australia and since then has worked for the Australian Department of Defence as a scientist, holding a number of positions over 25 years. She is currently the Chief of Cyber and Electronic Warfare Division. In this role she leads over 300 scientists, engineers and technical specialists engaged in a very broad spectrum of science and technology in the areas of cyber, communications, signals intelligence, threat countermeasures and networked systems.

Shanna Daly

Shanna has over 15 years of experience in the Information Security industry providing a wide range of Enterprise Security and Technology consulting services to clients in multiple geographic regions. Specialising in Digital Forensics and Incident Response, Shanna has worked extensively in investigations pertaining to Advanced Persistent Threats, data breaches, corporate espionage, and payment processing environments.

Latha Maripuri

Latha Maripuri is the Group CISO for News Corp, a market leading news and publishing global organization. She and her team are responsible for driving a comprehensive, risk based cyber security program across all operating units such as the Wall Street Journal, Harper Collins Publishing, Realtor.com and News Limited Australia. Prior to News Corp, Latha was a global executive in the IBM Security unit - where she was focused on building a board portfolio of security solutions for the market. She has extensive experience in driving security strategies, product management, partnerships and services.

Patricia McMillan

Patricia McMillan lives at the edge where two worlds meet: the world of innovation, technology and digital transformation; and the ancient world of storytelling, which speaks to our human need to connect with each other and create sense and meaning in our lives. Shes on a quest to transform soul-sapping work into work that fires the imagination.

Patricia helps business leaders use the power of stories to engage their teams, connect with their customers, and transform their organisations. Her background in mathematics and 20 years experience in information technology make her ideally placed to bring these skills to technology and information professionals.

She is the author of Make It Matter: The Surprising Secret for Leading Digital Transformation.

Britta Offergeld

Britta Offergeld loves electronic security research/tinkering with alarm systems. Having previously worked in the electronic security industry as an installer, her current interest area is software defined radio and how it can impact on security systems, when some effort is put into automation. Britta has a bachelors degree in Technology, specializing in engineering and automation, and has previously presented at Kiwicon and co-presented at OWASP NZ Day 2012 with Laura Bell. When she is not researching, Britta spends the rest of her time doing the inverse of 'technology whispering' - discovering different ways and means of making technology talk.

Kylie Peak

Kylie studied Telco Engineering at ANU in the late 90s and has a Masters in Computer Networking with CSU. She has worked primarily within Network Engineering across government and private sectors and currently consults as a Network Engineer. In her spare time she enjoys building and breaking networks, pushing boundaries in security and knowledge.

Catherine Pearce

Catherine Pearce (@secvalve) is a Senior Security Consultant at Cisco based in Wellington, New Zealand. Formerly a Security Consultant for Neohapsis in the USA, she has engaged with a widespread and varied range of clients to assist them in understanding their current security state, adding resilience into their systems and processes, and managing their ongoing security risk. Day-to-day she undertakes a mix of advising clients around their security, client-focused security assessments (such as penetration tests), and security research.

She has spoken at her work at many security conferences, including BlackHat USA, Source Boston, and Kiwicon. While she has recently presented on Network Security, her true loves are application security enablement, complex systems security, and cross-discipline security analogues.

Sandra Ragg

In August 2014, Sandra assumed the role of Assistant Secretary Cyber Policy in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet leading cyber security policy development, including the Governments Cyber Security Review. She also has responsibility for whole-of-government cyber policy coordination and international cyber security strategy.

Prior to this, Sandra led the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency which provides centralised personnel security vetting services for Australian Government agencies and industry partners. She delivered a major organisational transformation agenda within the Agency, including through the delivery of strengthened business governance, change management programs, ICT delivery and people strategies.

Sandra has also led the Department of Defence Security Policy and Plans Branch, with responsibilities for strategic planning for Defence's future security capability; shaping the security policy agenda; enabling secure ICT services; developing a security governance framework and building productive relationships with defence industry on security.

Sandra has spent most of her professional career with the Department of Defence. She began as a graduate and worked in a range of intelligence and security operational, analytic and leadership roles. Sandra also spent a year as the Chief Executive Assistant to the Secretary of Defence.

Sandra is married with a young son, and enjoys cooking, food journalism, fashion, and football, and she also volunteers for her local community.

Charlotte Wood

Charlotte Wood works with Australias criminal intelligence agency, the Australian Crime Commission. She is currently the Crime Commissions Cybercrime Senior Strategic Analyst. Charlottes 12 years with the agency has seen her work across Australia and internationally on a variety of criminal intelligence topics including illicit drugs, money laundering, child sex offences, fraud and cybercrime. Charlotte has academic qualifications in sociology and finance and works collaboratively with the Crime Commissions partner agencies.

Chathura Abeydeera

Chathura Abeydeera is a Specialist Senior in the Risk advisory line in Deloitte Australia with more than 10 years of industry experience in information security.

He has worked with clients across the State & Federal Government, Technology and Financial Services sectors, specialising in vulnerability assessments, penetration testing and security trainings.

Wade Alcorn

Wade Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Group. As one of the first penetration testers in Australia, Wade has discovered security vulnerabilities and developed exploits for numerous critical infrastructure and enterprise level applications. He is a founding director of CREST Australia, and as Chair of the Technical Committee, he led the establishment of the organisations technical certifications.

Wade Alcorn is the co-author of the internationally acclaimed book: The Browser Hackers Handbook. He has published leading technical papers on emerging threats and was awarded the AusCERT national 'Award for Individual Excellence in the field of IT Security. He is the creator of the BeEF open source browser exploitation framework, which is included in toolswatch.org's top 10 security tools.

Gary Blair

Gary Blairs professional interests and endeavours are aimed at building trust and confidence in the global adoption of digital technologies and promoting the evolution of the multi-stakeholder model for Internet governance so that citizens of all countries can fully benefit from the Internets transformative socio-economic, environmental and cultural influences. A key area of his focus has been on working with government, academic and private sector stakeholders to establish the frameworks for effective public/private partnerships and capacity building to address Australian and international strategic needs in the critical domains of cyber security, trusted identity and privacy.

Gary holds the position of adjunct professor at Edith Cowan Universitys Security Research Institute. Currently, he is one of six international principal investigators in Strategy and Statecraft in Cyberspace, a research program led by the National Security College, Australian National University. He also holds the position of Oxford Martin Associate and is a member of the Expert Advisory Panel for the UK Governments Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre led by the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford.

As an International Fellow at the Australian International Policy Institute, Gary has contributed to cyber policy outcomes both in Australia and internationally, including in a recent ASEAN Regional Forum event on cyber confidence building measures and in bi-lateral Track Two discussions with various policy institutes in China.

Gary is the CEO and a director of the Australian Cyber Security Research Institute, a newly formed collaborative research initiative with partners across government, academia and industry. Among its goals, the institute aims to create over 40 industry-based PhD research positions in cyber over the next eight to ten years and conduct cyber security research within Australia that will both contribute to Australias cyber resilience and enhance the countrys cyber security export potential.

Adam Boileau

Adam Boileau is principal consultant with boutique New Zealand infosec firm Insomnia Security, leading a team of hackers assessing the security of complex software, systems, and networks. With a background across ISP network engineering, systems integration, cyber-weaponsmithing and sporting a unix beard, Adam has presented at a range of cons (Blackhat, Defcon, Ruxcon, Syscan, and, in what probably counts as a social faux pas, his own hacker con, Kiwicon). Beyond work, Adam is experimenting with punditry, primarily as news-co-host on award winning infosec weekly podcast Risky Business.

Michael Brown, Rear Admiral, United States Navy (Retired) is Vice President and General Manager of RSA Global Public Sector at RSA, the Security Division of EMC.

In his role as Vice President and General Manager, Brown is spearheading strategy and engagement with the United States federal government, state and local governments, critical infrastructure organizations, and international public sector organizations.

Brown joined RSA after a career of more than 31 years in the United States Navy. During his career, he held significant leadership positions within the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security focused on cybersecurity. Browns last position on active duty was as the Director, Cybersecurity Coordination for DHS, where he was responsible for increasing interdepartmental collaboration in strategic planning for the Nations cybersecurity, mutual support for cybersecurity capabilities development, and synchronization of current operational cybersecurity mission activities for the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security. He also served as DHS Deputy Assistant Secretary, Cybersecurity and Communications, Acting Assistant Secretary, Cybersecurity and Communications, and as the Assistant Deputy Director Joint Interagency Task Force for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Browns naval career included numerous staff, afloat, and joint positions. He also held various leadership positions, including command of the Naval Information Warfare Activity.

He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and holds a Master of Science in Systems Engineering (Electronic Warfare) from the Naval Postgraduate School, a Master of Arts in National and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and was a designated Acquisition Professional.

Scott Brown

Scott Brown is a Senior Tech with CERT Australia, leading the technical capability located in the Brisbane CERT office. Scott earned his security stripes in the Australian Banking and Finance industry, and now spends his days helping the CERT prevent and respond to Cyber Incidents targeting Australian Critical Infrastructure and Systems of National Interest. Scott is a huge fan of automation and when not playing with malware is helping drive CERT Australias efforts implementing STIX and TAXII with both domestic and international partners.

Marcus Butavicius

Dr Marcus Butavicius is a senior research scientist with the Human and Social Modelling and Analysis Discipline in the Defence Science and Technology Group. He joined DST Group in 2001 and in 2002 he completed a PhD in Psychology at the University of Adelaide on mechanisms of visual object recognition. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow in the Psychology Department at the University of Adelaide and a member of the Human Aspects of Cyber Security (HACS) Team.


Brian Candlish

Brian Candlish is a Chief Security Researcher for Australia's largest telecommunications company, who spends his days and nights making the internet a safer place. His interests in information security include attack and detection techniques, intelligence and active defence. He enjoys hunting adversaries on large corporate networks.

Adam Cartwright

Adam Cartwright is a technology management executive with experience managing architecture, security, outsourcing and platforms. He has significant management and technical experience leading major incident recoveries during system failures, sophisticated security attacks and disasters - including leading a recovery team for American Express in New York post 9/11.

Adam is accountable for the cyber security operations within the ANZ Bank. Adams security team includes security operations analysts, intelligence analysts, secure coding analysts, penetration testers, forensic analysts and incident response staff (CSIRT) - all focused on their mission to develop technical responses to increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks.

Adam has held senior roles in Goodman Fielder, IBM, and American Express. He started his career in the Royal Australian Air Force before spending time in the NSW Police.

He is a certified Digital Forensic Analyst (GCFA) and a commercial pilot.

Scott Ceely

Scott has been working in cyber security for over 15 years, beginning his career in the Australian Federal Government and moving into private industry in 2011. As Managing Director of Seer Security, Scott provides advice and consulting to organisations around security strategy and incident response. Prior to starting Seer Security, Scott was responsible for building the AsiaPac presence of the UK-headquartered Context Information Security. During his time in Federal Government, Scott held a variety of technical and managerial positions, including as a technical liaison officer in the Australian Embassy in Washington DC.

Scott is passionate about talking security at all levels: from board rooms to classrooms. As a result he has been involved in CREST Australia as an inaugural board member, participates in CSIROs ICT in Schools program and speaks at a variety of public and invitation-only security conferences and on expert panels. In his spare time you can generally find Scott on a motorcycle somewhere north east of Melbourne.

Ilias Chantzos

Ilias Chantzos is Global Advisor for Critical Infrastructure and Data Protection and Senior Director of Symantecs Government Affairs programmes for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). Chantzos represents Symantec before government bodies, national authorities and international organisations advising on public policy issues with particular regard to IT security and privacy. Prior to this role in Symantec Chantzos managed the Symantec Government Affairs Programs for EMEA and Asia-Pacific-Japan.

Before joining Symantec in 2004, Chantzos worked as legal and policy officer in the Directorate General Information Society of the European Commission focusing on information security policy. He covered the council of Europe Cybercrime Convention and the Framework Decision on Attacks against Information Systems. In addition, he worked on a number of EU legislative initiatives relevant to information society and security, including directives on Privacy on Electronic Communications, the Data Retention Directive and the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA). He also represented the European Commission in various international debates and conferences.

Chantzos holds a law degree from the University of Thessaloniki, a Masters degree in Computers and Communication Law from the University of London and a Master degree in Business Administration from Solvay Business School. He is also member of the Athens Bar Association. He served as Chairman of the Executive Board of TechAmerica Europe. He also served for four terms as Chairman of the European Policy Council of Business Software Alliance (BSA). He is appointed member of the Permanent Stakeholders Group of the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) and at Europols European Cybercrime Center (EC3) Advisory Board. Chantzos is a member of the Young Global Leaders 2014 class of the World Economic Forum. He speaks Greek, English, Dutch and German.

Chun Fai Chui

With more than 20 years of experience in the networking industry, CF is a veteran in designing, implementing, and supporting highly available network systems and solutions. In this current role with Arbor Networks, apart from actively involved in the global research projects, CF works closely with customers in the Asia Pacific region to develop and optimize approaches for their network security solution to ensure optimal deployment and best customer satisfaction.

Prior to joining Arbor Networks, CF had held different regional positions in pre- and post-sales roles for various large core routing and switching vendors. His expertise lies mainly in the areas of Internet routing technology, network threat detection and network visibility solutions.

CF is based in Hong Kong and holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering from Poly University in Hong Kong.

David Cottingham

David Cottingham is a security consultant and co-founder of the application whitelisting company Airlock Digital. Based in Canberra, Australia he provides security advice, design, and technical consulting work for a wide range of organisations, primarily focusing on the challenges of performing the top 4 mitigation strategies in modern enterprises.

Prior to consulting, David worked for 5 years for the Australian Government in the Department of Industry. With his role focusing on the research, development and implementation of practical security controls to defend against targeted cyber intrusions.

David is also the course author of the SANS Top 4 Mitigation Strategies: Implementing & Auditing course, teaching technical staff how to implement the Top 4 Mitigation Strategies successfully in enterprise environments.

Pieter Danhieux

Pieter Danhieux is a certified instructor for the SANS Institute teaching military, government and private organisations offensive techniques on how to target and assess organisations, systems and individuals for security weaknesses.

Pieter started his information security career early in life. He obtained the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification as one of the youngest persons ever in Belgium. He then obtained the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA, now expired), the GIAC Certified Forensics Analyst program (GCFA) and is currently one of the select few people worldwide to hold the GIAC Security Expert (GSE) certification.

Pieter worked almost seven years at Ernst & Young as one of their information security experts before moving to Australia. Until January 2015, he worked for BAE Systems in the Cyber business.

Pieter currently designs and implements cyber security exercises together with a group of extremely talented people at Secure Code Warrior in Australia, and he also sits on the board of NVISO, a Belgian based start-up in cyber security, providing coaching on strategy and innovation.

Craig Davies

Craig Davies (Twitter: @crdavies) is Head of Security for Atlassian where he leads the security program supporting all aspects of Atlassians business from Product Security, to Cloud operations and the protection of Atlassian itself. Atlassian is the award-winning enterprise software company that helps unleash the potential in every team. Atlassian has more than 50,000 customersincluding Cochlear, Facebook, eBay, Adobe, Pandora, Netflix, Audi and NASAusing its solutions to power innovation.

Craig is passionate about the importance of people in security programs, and the role of security leaders in supporting (and delivering) innovation that enables businesses to thrive.

With a background in Financial Services and Healthcare, Craig has over 25 years experience in IT and has worked in a number of fields including Infrastructure operations and management, security architecture, and website development and operations. In his spare time he advises start-ups on security and tries to win yacht races.

Karl Denton

Karl Denton is currently a security engineer at an Australian government department where he specialises in log analysis and forensic investigation.

Karl has over 20 years of IT experience in both the public and private sectors, which included working as a UNIX administrator; work on the design, implementation and ongoing management of a secure gateway environment; and the development of code to process log data.

Coupled with an inquisitive mind that wants to understand how things work, Karl has developed a passion for reverse engineering malicious code. This passion has increased his knowledge of what to look for and where to find it.

Karl seeks interesting challenges and enjoys using his spare time to analyse malicious code, automate anything that he can, write about it on his blog, and trying to ride a unicycle up and down mountain bike tracks without hurting himself.

Andrzej Dereszowski

Andrzej is an independent security consultant working for big organisations across Europe. He specialises in malware analysis and APT hunting. In his spare time he is a security researcher and developer of malware analysis tools. He is an active member of the IT security community and promotes threat intelligence sharing. He is also an occasional speaker at security conferences he spoke at Black Hat, RECON, TechEd, NATO Cyber Defense Workshop and some others.

Chris Eagle

Chris Eagle is a Senior Lecturer of Computer Science at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, CA. A computer engineer/scientist for 30 years, his research interests include computer network operations, computer forensics and reverse/anti-reverse engineering. He has been a speaker at conferences such as Black Hat, CodeCon, Shmoocon, and Defcon and is the author of 'The IDA Pro Book'. In his spare time he is an inveterate CTF player and has twice won the prestigious capture the flag competition at Defcon. He is currently building the competition infrastructure for DARPAs Cyber Grand Challenge.

Marty Edwards

Marty Edwards is the Director of the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT), an operational division of the departments National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and the DHS Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C)

ICS-CERT works to reduce industrial control system risks within and across all critical infrastructure sectors by coordinating efforts among federal, state, local and tribal governments, as well as industrial control systems owners, operators and vendors. In collaboration with the other NCCIC components the ICS-CERT responds to and analyzes control systems related incidents, conducts vulnerability and malware analysis, and shares and coordinates vulnerability information and threat analysis through products and alerts.

Mr. Edwards has over 25 years of experience and brings a strong industrial control system industry focus to DHS. Before coming to the ICS-CERT, Mr. Edwards was a program manager focused on control systems security work at Idaho National Laboratory. Prior to his work at the laboratory, Mr. Edwards held a wide variety of roles in the instrumentation and automation fields, including field service, instrument engineering, control systems engineering and project management.

Mr. Edwards has also held various positions in nonprofit organizations, including Chairman of the Board for one of the automation communities largest user group conferences. Mr. Edwards holds a diploma of technology in Process Control and Industrial Automation (Magna cum Laude) from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), and in 2015 received their Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2016, Mr. Edwards was recognized by FCW in their Federal 100 awards as being one of the top IT professionals in the federal government.

Tobias Feakin

Tobias Feakin joined ASPI October 2012. He is Director of National Security Programs, coordinating all of the Institute's work in this space. He examines issues relating to national security policy, cyber security, global counter-terrorism, resilience, critical infrastructure protection. He established the International Cyber Policy Centre at ASPI in 2013 and is Director of the Centre. In this role he researches how cyberspace is used for nefarious purposes, by state and non-state actors, creating collaborative policy responses, and creating national and international cooperation in cyberspace. His latest research examines Asia-Pacific Cyber Maturity and state responses to cyber incidents.

In 2014 he was appointed by the Australian Prime Minister to be part of the 'Independent Panel of Experts' to the Australian Cyber Security Review. He is an Oxford Martin Associate of the Devising Cyber Policy and Cyber Defence working group at the Oxford University Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre, and a Research Advisor for the Global Commission on Internet Governance run by Chatham House.

He has worked as a Research Fellow for the Landau Network, Centro-Volta in Italy, and the UK Home Office. He was previously Senior Research Fellow and Director of the National Security and Resilience department at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, in London, and is still Associate Fellow of RUSI.

Andre Fucs de Miranda

With nearly 20 years of experience on Information Security, Andre Fucs de Miranda has spent good part of his life securing information systems around the globe.

Although Andre was one of the first researchers to predict the rise of digitally signed modular malware a critical characteristic of modern APTs his real passion are the social-economic aspects of information security and the eternal quest for efficiency in cyber security operation.

In his current role as Macquarie Telecoms SOC Manager, Andre leads a team of talented security professionals in their mission to secure our cyberspace from an myriad of cyber threats.


Joshua Goldfarb

Josh Goldfarb (Twitter: @ananalytical) is an experienced information security analyst with over a decade of experience building, operating, and running Security Operations Centres (SOCs). Josh currently serves as VP, CTO - Emerging Technologies at FireEye. Until its acquisition by FireEye, Josh served as Chief Security Officer for nPulse Technologies. Prior to joining nPulse, Josh worked as an independent consultant, applying his analytical methodology to help enterprises build and enhance their network traffic analysis, security operations, and incident response capabilities to improve their information security postures. He has consulted and advised numerous clients in both the public and private sectors at strategic and tactical levels. Earlier in his career, Josh served as the Chief of Analysis for the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) where he built from the ground up and subsequently ran the network, endpoint, and malware analysis/forensics capabilities for US-CERT. In addition to Joshs blogging and public speaking appearances, he is also a regular contributor to DarkReading, SecurityWeek, SC Magazine UK, and The Business Journals.

Murray Goldschmidt

Murray Goldschmidt is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Sense of Security, a leading Australian Information Security and Risk Management firm.

He is an IT security specialist with over 15 years experience. Along with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Murray is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI QSA) and longstanding member of the Australian Information Security Association. Murray has a keen interest in emerging technologies and has contributed to the development of industry standards and guidelines to promote and address information security across the technology eco-system.

Aaron Hackworth

Aaron Hackworth is a Senior Distinguished Engineer with the Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit research group. He has been experimenting with computers and computer security for more than 30 years, including 20+ years of professional experience. In his current role, he leads the CTU Special Operations team; an elite group responsible for the development of technology, intelligence and methodologies focused on disrupting targeted and other advanced security threats.

Prior to joining Dell SecureWorks, Aaron was a Senior Malware Analyst and Security Researcher at CERT, where he performed critical research for the US Government and led a team that participated in high impact operations for Federal Law Enforcement and the Intelligence Community.

He has also worked in IT/Network engineering, operations and security for some of the worlds largest companies.

Mr. Hackworth holds several industry certifications including a CISSP, NOP and EnCE. He also holds multiple academic degrees including an M.B.A. and a B.S. in Computer Science.

Peter Hannay

Peter Hannay is a PhD student, researcher and lecturer based at Edith Cowan University in Perth Western Australia. His PhD research is focused on the acquisition and analysis of data from small and embedded devices. In addition to this he is involved in smart grid research and other projects under the banner of the ECU Security Research Institute.


Trent Heisler

Trent Heisler has over two decades of experience designing, implementing, managing and securing IT networks. In his role at LogRhythm, Trent has designed log management and security information management solutions for leading organizations in a variety of industries and government sectors. Trent is a frequent speaker at a variety of industry specific venues including AFCOM, ISSA, SANS Institute and Ultimate Windows Security events

John Hildebrandt

John has over 30 years experience in the Computer Science, Enterprise Information Technology and Research areas. His experience includes the areas of solutions architecture, technology strategy, application architecture, distributed systems, image databases, and image analysis.

John has extensive Public Sector, Defence and Intelligence experience over 30 years including postings into Australian and US Intelligence agencies in integrated Military and Civilian teams.

John worked in the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) as a Senior Research Scientist leading teams undertaking cutting edge Image Analysis and Distributed Systems research.

Before joining AWS he had senior roles at Microsoft and IBM providing Architectural advice to Federal Government customers.

John is currently employed as a Solutions Architect with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Canberra. He was the first employee for the growing ANZ Public Sector team and has been active in growing the team.

John assists Public Sector customers and partners envisage and architect Cloud solutions using the AWS platform. John has trained hundreds of customers and partners on the architectural details of the AWS platform and has presented at Australian and New Zealand Summits on AWS technologies.

Chad Hunt

Chad Hunt entered duty as a Special Agent with the FBI in 2003. Upon completion of New Agents Training, he was assigned to the Atlanta Field Office, where he was placed on the computer intrusion squad and conducted cyber crime investigations in support of the FBI Cyber Divisions mission to identify, pursue, and defeat cyber adversaries. With over twelve years of experience investigating cybercrime, he brings an in-depth knowledge of complex transnational cybercrime.

While at the Atlanta Field Office, Mr. Hunt was a member of the Evidence Response Team (ERT), and of the FBIs Cyber Action Team (CAT), which is a rapid-response, globally deployable unit that brings in-depth cyber intrusion expertise and investigative skills to major cases of national importance.

Mr. Hunt was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent in the Cyber Criminal Section at FBI Headquarters in 2011, and was responsible for the program management of the computer intrusion program for multiple FBI Field Offices and Legal Attach Offices, along with overseeing the operations Eurasian Organized Cyber Crime Threat Focus Cell. In 2014, Mr. Hunt was assigned to the US Embassy in Canberra, Australia for a one-year assignment as an Assistant Legal Attach (ALAT), focusing on cyber matters in Australia, New Zealand, and multiple Pacific island in the region. Mr. Hunt is currently assigned as the Supervisor of a computer intrusion squad at the Atlanta Field Office.

Prior to working for the FBI, Mr. Hunt worked for twelve years in the Information Technology industry. Mr. Hunt received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) from the Pennsylvania State University.

Don Jokhan

Don Jokhan is IBM's Asia Pacific Cyber equivalent of a 'Wizard Level 9' . He provides thought leadership within IBM and is an advisor to cyber policy development for Governments and Corporations around the world. He has over 15 years experience within ICT security services ranging from consulting and penetration testing through to design, building and running secure systems. As such, Don has been involved in creating and deploying many first of a kind security solutions for some of the most sophisticated organisations in the world. He created the security for the first SmartGate in the world (Department of Immigration in Hong Kong) and the Australian Passports Online System, with his greatest accomplishment being the creation of the corporate environment for an Intelligence Agency.

Don managed the Australian Department of Defence's Network Security Operations and helped create two Top Secret Networks. A well regarded security professional, Dons previous roles were within the Australian Public Service, Fujitsu, KAZ and 90East (Bestrusted / Cybertrust). A well regarded industry spokesperson, Don regularly speaks at industry forums and conferences on the evolution of Cyber Security.

One of Don's degree's is in Psychology which allows him to provide a unique perspective on the human factors of cyber security

Matthieu Kaczmarek

Matthieu Kaczmarek is an internationally recognised expert in the field of cyber defence. He defends a PhD thesis about malware defence in 2008 which is awarded with a regional prize. He then carries out research in the French computer science research centre Loria where he founded the high security lab, a research facility dedicated to electronic threats. His work was awarded by the lab decoration and a national innovation prize. In 2013 he joins the Verizon RISK Team digital forensic labs where he provides expertise in the context of fraud investigations and data breaches around the globe. Matthieu is a recognised researcher with numerous international publications and communications discussing various topics ranging from computer science popularisation to research in malware defence.

Ashutosh Kapse

Ashutosh Kapse is currently Head of Information security, technology risk and audit at IOOF Holdings Ltd., one of Australias largest financial services companies. (ASX: IFL). He is a senior-level professional experienced in security, risk management and audit leadership for over 20 years. His subject matter expertise is independently validated through industry certifications including CISM, CRISC, CISA, IRAP, CCSK and ISO27001 Lead Auditor.

He has worked as a consultant in Australia and has provided advisory to numerous organisations in developing and implementing Governance, Information Security Management Systems, and Risk Management Frameworks.

He has a proven track record in being able to present and influence at the board and C-suite level. His thought leadership is evidenced through speaking invitations to various international security & GRC conferences including Ignite2015 in Las Vegas, North America CACS in Dallas, International Security conference in Mexico, Asia Pacific CACS in Oman etc.

Antti Kiuru

Antti Kiuru is the Head of Coordination Centre at the National Cyber Security Centre of Finland, that was established at Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority 1st of January 2014. In addition to being a duty officer before starting as the Head of Coordination Centre in January of 2013, he was involved in developing the national early warning and monitoring system, and the contact for financial sector of the critical infrastructure. Being a curious person, he has special interest in APT threats, network monitoring and internet routing issues.

Jack Klecha

Jack Klecha is a Senior Manager in the Security and Trust Organization and an 11 year Cisco veteran. Mr. Klecha is a member of the Trust Strategy Office and currently leads Ciscos strategy and product management in the area of product Integrity Verification. In this role, he drives the development and go-to-market of a portfolio of services designed to provide Ciscos customers with higher levels of assurance around the integrity of their IT infrastructures.

Previously, Mr. Klecha held a variety of leadership roles in both development engineering and product management, including the establishment of Ciscos Common Security Module technologies as a best practice throughout Cisco.

Mr. Klecha holds a Masters of Business Adminstration degree from Duke University and a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State

Brian LaMacchia

Dr. Brian A. LaMacchia -- 'bal' to his friends -- is the Director of the Security & Cryptography group within Microsoft Research (MSR) where his team conducts basic and applied research and advanced development. Brian is also a founding member of the Microsoft Cryptography Review Board and consults on security and cryptography architectures, protocols and implementations across the company. Before moving into MSR in 2009, Brian was the Architect for cryptography in Windows Security, Development Lead for .NET Framework Security and Program Manager for core cryptography in Windows 2000. Prior to joining Microsoft, Brian was a member of the Public Policy Research Group at AT&T LabsResearch.

In addition to his responsibilities at Microsoft, Brian is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University-Bloomington and an Affiliate Faculty member of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. Brian is also the General Chair of Crypto 2016 and an ex officio member of the Board of Directors of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR). Brian received S.B., S.M., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 1990, 1991, and 1996, respectively.

Chris Leckie

Professor Chris Leckie has over two decades of research experience in artificial intelligence (AI), especially for telecommunication applications. In particular, he has developed efficient data analytics techniques that are specifically designed to cope with complex data streams, which are a major challenge in network intrusion detection. In the field of network intrusion detection, Prof Leckie has conducted research into robust and distributed detection schemes for a variety of network attacks. He has also developed distributed solutions for anomaly detection and event detection in wireless sensor networks and the Internet of Things. His work on filtering denial-of-service attacks on the Internet (with Prof. Rao Kotagiri and Dr. Tao Peng) has been licensed to a local company (IntelliGuard I.T.) by the University of Melbourne, leading to a commercial product.

Stephane Lenco

Stephane Lenco holds an engineering degree from Ecole Nationale de lAviation Civile (National School for Civil Aviation) in Toulouse, France, with majors in Air Traffic Management and Computer Science.

After a time in the United States, working on project management in the field of satellite control, he joins the IT department of the Space branch of Aerospatiale-Matra in Paris where he successively manages international IT integration projects and migrations for networks, workstations or servers.

In 2002, he shifts to the headquarters of what became EADS, to manage the IT infrastructure of the new unit. In 2007, he steers his career towards the Security department of the group, in charge of Information Security, in close relationship with regulatory authorities.

He is currently Chief Information Security Officer of Airbus Group where he recently created the Airbus Group CERT and is the secretary to GITSIS, a CISO association in France.

David Lewis

David is currently the acting Director Cyber Security Operations within the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD). David has conducted, led and managed incident response within ASD for the last six years. Davids experience includes investigating computer security incidents from unusual happenings on individual devices, to conducting and leading successful remediation of major computer network intrusions. Before hunting hackers, David was a wheat farmer in the central wheat belt of Western Australia. It was the five computer systems he had installed in the tractor that finally pushed him out of the tractor cab and into a passionate career in computer security. In his spare time, David keeps his hand in agriculture by designing and manufacturing a small industrial control system.

Andrew Martin

Prof. Andrew Martin undertakes research and teaching in the area of Systems Security, in the University of Oxford. He conceived the University's new Cyber Security Centre and helps to direct it, leading the University's successful bid to be recognised as a Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research. He directs the new Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security, which admits 17 students each year for inter-disciplinary education and research.

His recent research focus has been on the technologies of Trusted Computing, exploring how they can be applied in grid and cloud computing contexts, as well as in mobile devices, in order to address their emerging security challenges. He has published extensively in this area, hosting several related international events in Oxford and speaking on the subject all over the world. These technologies are now emerging as crucial components in the internet of things, which is proving a fruitful additional research area.

Andrew wrote a doctoral thesis on the subject 'Machine-Assisted Theorem Proving for Software Engineering', in the early 1990s. He then worked as a Research Fellow in the Software Verification Research Centre at the University of Queensland, Australia. Returning to the UK, he was briefly a lecturer at the University of Southampton, before returning to Oxford to take up his present post in 1999. Dr Martin is a fellow of Kellogg College, Oxford.

Andre McGregor

Andre McGregor is Director of Security at Tanium focused on cyber security. He possesses deep knowledge of cyber criminal and counter intelligence techniques used to attack U.S. computer networks and infrastructure.

Prior to joining Tanium, Andre served as an FBI Cyber Special Agent in New York City before being promoted to Supervisory Special Agent at FBI Headquarters in Washington DC. In his role at the FBI, Andre was the senior technical cyber agent for national security investigations and the lead cyber incident responder for numerous large-scale computer intrusions in NYC, primarily focused in the area of critical infrastructure protection. Additionally, Andre served as the FBI Cyber Representative to the United Nations in charge of all UN-related cyber incidents and cases across the FBI as well as FBI Cyber Technical Liaison to DHS National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in Washington DC where he coordinated all FBI Cyber efforts for US-CERT and ICS-CERT.

Before entering the FBI in 2009, Andre studied computer science and politics at Brown University. He started his professional career as an engineer at Goldman Sachs and later transitioned to IT Director at Advogent Group (formally Cardinal Health) where he was in charge of all network infrastructure, servers, workstations, user support, information security, IT staffing and technology budget across five states. In his free time, Andre is the FBI and technical consultant for the TV show Mr. Robot.

Tom Millar

Tom Millar serves as the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Teams (US-CERT) Chief of Communications, a role which finds him at the intersection of outreach, awareness, standards development, and technical interoperability initiatives. In this role, Mr. Millar is focused on modernizing US-CERT's approaches to information sharing, knowledge exchange and coordination. Since joining US-CERT in 2007, he has played a significant role in US-CERT's response activities during major cyber events such as the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on Estonia in 2007, the outbreak of the Conficker worm, and the DDoS attacks on major U.S. Government and commercial Web sites in 2009.

Mr. Millar has previously worked as a team lead for intrusion detection and analysis at the FBIs Enterprise Security Operations Center. Prior to his cybersecurity career, he served as a linguist with the 22nd Intelligence Squadron of the United States Air Force.

Mr. Millar has a Masters of Science in Engineering Management from the George Washington University.

Brad Minnis

Brad Minnis, CPP is the Senior Director of Corporate Environmental, Health, Safety & Security for Juniper Networks, Inc. based in Sunnyvale, CA, where he is responsible for strategic design, implementation and management of the companys security, safety, environment, crisis management and business continuity functions. He also leads the companys efforts in corporate citizenship and sustainability, and manages the Corporations government-related security programs.

Mr. Minnis has over 30 years experience in the Silicon Valley and has managed EHSS operations for a number of high tech companies, including Juniper Networks, 3Com Corporation, and National Semiconductor Corporation.

Mr. Minnis specialties include security management, supply chain and product integrity, anti-counterfeit, occupational health and safety and crisis management. In his role as Cyber Incident Response Team Leader for Juniper, Mr. Minnis has managed numerous high impact cyber-related incidents and cross-functional responses.

Scott Mellis

Federal Agent Scott Mellis is Team Leader of Cybercrime Operations with the Australian Federal Police in Melbourne. Scott commenced in AFP cybercrime (then called Computer Crime) in 1995. Since then, he has completed three separate postings to AFP Cybercrime spanning a 12 year period.

Scott was formerly in charge of Cybercrime Intelligence in the Australian High Tech Crime Centre in Canberra between 2004 and 2008, before taking up the Cybercrime Operations Team Leader position in Melbourne in 2009. In 2013, Scott completed a posting to the National Cyber Forensics and Training Alliance in Pittsburgh, USA.

Scotts work includes leading teams investigating complex transnational cybercrime, providing cybercrime intelligence at both a tactical and strategic level, incident response and developing and maintaining strong strategic relationships with government, law enforcement and the IT industry globally.

Scott has travelled extensively lecturing and presenting on cybercrime in the US, Europe and South East-Asia to law enforcement and industry. He has a strong interest in researching new threats and emerging trends.

Kayne Naughton

Kayne Naughton is a technologist and security researcher with 15 years experience across the education, government and finance industries. His accomplishments include founding the Security Intelligence team at National Australia Bank and leading the Australian Internet Security Initiative, an ACMA program aimed at battling malware infections among the Australian public. Since starting Asymmetric Security (and more recently co-founding Cosive) he has provided intelligence services, security testing, consulting, and training to many of Australias largest companies. Kayne is also a volunteer with the Shadowserver Foundation, a US based non-profit dedicated to keeping the internet safe and is a regular speaker at security events, covering both the offensive and defensive perspectives.

Richard Perlotto

Richard Perlotto is one of three directors running the Shadowserver Foundation, an almost all volunteer watchdog group of security professionals that gather, track, and report on malware, botnet activity, and electronic fraud.

Mr. Perlotto runs the technology and operational side of the organization with a focus on streamlining the processes and information gathering techniques.

Chris Pogue

Chris Pogue is the Senior Vice President of Nuixs Cyber Threat Analysis security consulting team, and a member of the US Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force.

Chris is responsible for the companys security services organisation; he oversees critical investigations and contracts, and key markets throughout the United States. His team focuses on incident response, breach preparedness, penetration testing and malware reverse engineering.

Over his career, Chris has led multiple professional security services organisations and corporate security initiatives to investigate thousands of security breaches worldwide. His extensive experience is drawn from careers as a cybercrimes investigator, ethical hacker, military officer and law enforcement and military instructor.

Nick Race

Nick Race is a seasoned professional with a solid business background in ICT industry and has 20+ years experience in account management, marketing and business development covering the global telecommunications industry. He has been ANZ Country Manager for Arbor Networks for the last 9 years and has been involved in all the emerging internet security threats and counter-measure best practices during this time.

Mark Ray

Mark Ray is a Special Agent with the FBI in the Atlanta Field Office. As a member of the FBI's Cyber Division, Agent Ray has investigated a number of computer intrusion matters, specializing in complex malware investigations, and dismantling major cyber crime syndicates. Prior to joining the FBI, Agent Ray worked as a consultant and manager in the Information Technology industry for over 12 years. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems from Purdue University, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Clive Reeves

Clive Reeves is an engineering graduate of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and holds an MBA in Technology Management.

He has served in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and the Australian Government. He has over 20 years of experience in cyber security, information operations, and counter-terrorism.

Clive joined Telstra in January 2012. He has a great team and is responsible for delivering a range of information security professional services and innovative cyber solutions and capabilities to key Telstra customers. He also manages a secure operations and incident response centre that protects critical customer networks.

He is an active member of a number of industry organisations, including the international Telemanagement Forum (https://www.tmforum.org/).

Rolf Rolles

Rolf Rolles has 19 years of experience reverse engineering, spanning the areas of malware analysis, vulnerability analysis, exploit development, reverse engineering tool development, and professional education. He specializes in static reverse engineering, deobfuscation, and static program analysis. Rolf created and moderates the Reverse Engineering Reddit, http://www.reddit.com/r/ReverseEngineering/. These days, he runs Mbius Strip Reverse Engineering, http://www.msreverseengineering.com/, offering consulting services and training classes. He obtained his B.A. in pure mathematics from New College of Florida in 2005, and enjoys cooking, literature, exercise, and art.

Wayne Ronaldson

Wayne Ronaldson is an experienced security tester, having conducted security assessments for a range of leading Australian and international organisations. Wayne has unique expertise in Red Team Assessments, Physical Security and Social Media Security, and has presented to a number of organisations and government departments on the current and future state of the cyber security landscape in Australia and overseas.

Craig Searle

Craig Searle is the Chief Apiarist at Hivint. He has over 12 years of experience in the security industry, working in the finance, defence, telecommunications, national security and technology sectors.

An alumni of the SIFT and Stratsec organisations, he was previously the Head of Cyber Security for the Asia Pacific region at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Craig is a self-professed security geek with a background in penetration testing, system hardening and network architecture.

Hivint was established in 2015 to fundamentally change the way information security professional services are provided and consumed in the Australian market. Todays approach to cyber-security is every man for themselves, which is illogical in the threat environment we are facing. We believe community driven security is the future of information security management.

Jason Solomon

Jason Solomon is a Principal Consultant at Mandiants Sydney office in Australia. As part of the Incident Response team responsible for the delivery of Mandiant services in the APJ region, Jason focuses on digital forensics and incident response, threat analysis, and program management services to help identify and contain security breaches.


John Stewart

John N. Stewart formed and leads Cisco's Security and Trust Organisation, underscoring Cisco's commitment to address two of the most critical issues that are top of mind for boardrooms and world leaders alike. Under Stewarts leadership, the organisations core missions include protecting Cisco's public and private customers, enabling and ensuring Cisco Secure Development Lifecycle and Trustworthy Systems efforts across Cisco's portfolio, and protecting the Cisco enterprise from ever-evolving cyber threats.

Throughout his 25-year career, Stewart has led or participated in widely ranging security initiatives from IT design for elementary schools to national security programs. In addition to his role at Cisco, he sits on technical advisory boards for Area 1 Security, BlackStratus, Inc., and Threatstream. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Shape Security, Shadow Networks, Inc., and the National Cyber-Forensics Training Alliance (NCFTA). He also serves as a special advisor to Redseals Board of Directors. Additionally, Stewart serves on the Australian Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Cyber Security Review panel and on the Cybersecurity Think Tank at University of Maryland University College. He served on the CSIS Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th United States Presidency and on advisory boards for many companies including Akonix, Cloudshield, Finjan, Fixmo, Inc., Ingrian Networks, Nok-Nok Labs, Riverhead, and TripWire.

Stewart is a highly sought public and closed-door speaker and most recently was recognized with the RSA 2015 award for Excellence in Security. Other recent honours include the global 2014 Golden Bridge Award for CISO of the Year, as well as the CSO 40 Silver Award for Chief Security Officer of the Year in 2014.

Stewart has a Master of Science degree in computer and information science from Syracuse University.

Roelof Temmingh

Roelof Temmingh has been working in the security industry for what feels like 450 years. He developed many successful security assessment tools, contributed to several books and spoke at numerous international security conferences (Black and Bluehat, Cansecwest, Defcon, FIRST, Ekoparty, RSA, HiTB, Ruxcon amongst others). Roelof is the driving force behind Maltego since 2007.


Christian Teutenberg

Christian is a Senior Security Specialist for Australias largest telecommunications provider. He specialises in hunting for evidence of breach with endpoint, network and log data.

He has over a decade of experience in information security, with a background focusing on intrusion detection, incident response and computer forensics for the enterprise.

Wayne Tufek

Wayne Tufek is currently the Director of Cyber RISK. For over 20 years he has formulated pragmatic, business driven strategies to establish, execute and improve cyber risk management in ASX listed companies and some of Australia's largest organisations across the public sector, Big 4, financial services, consumer products, education and retail sectors. Wayne is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and holds the SABSA SCF, CISSP, CRISC and CISA qualifications. He frequently presents at security conferences and events in Australia and internationally.

James Turner

James Turner is an IBRS Advisor who specialises in cyber security and risk. James has over a decade of experience as an industry analyst, distilling and disseminating better practices. Prior to becoming an industry analyst, James held a number of technical and IT management roles in various organisations in Australia and England. James is an excellent facilitator and is often used to provide an independent perspective and subject matter expertise to non-technical people. James is the Chair of the Australian Information Security Associations (AISA) Advocacy Group, and is an authorised spokesperson for AISA. James is also the founder and facilitator of CISO Lens, a peer networking group for cyber security executives from ASX listed organisations.

Maarten Van Horenbeeck

Maarten Van Horenbeeck (twitter: @maartenvhb) is Director of Security Engineering at Fastly, the Content Delivery Network that speeds up web properties around the world. He is also Board member, and former Chairman, of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the largest association of security teams, counting 300 members in over 70 countries.

Prior to his work at Fastly, Maarten managed the Threat Intelligence team at Amazon, and worked on the security teams at Google and Microsoft. Maarten has a master's degree in Information Security from Edith Cowan University, and a Masters degree in International Relations from the Freie Universitat Berlin. When not working, he enjoys backpacking, sailing and collecting first edition travel literature.

Tim Willis

Tim Willis is a technical manager on the Chrome Security Team at Google, working to make Chrome the most secure browsing experience on the Internet. As Googles self appointed Hacker Philanthropist, he works with external security researchers that find and report vulnerabilities to Google, making sure that fixes are quickly pushed out to users of Chrome. Before joining the Chrome team, Tim managed the Google Web Vulnerability Reward Program and worked on Googles Security Operations team, finding and fixing security bugs across Googles infrastructure.

Prior to joining Google, Tim was the Operations Manager of the Australian Governments Cyber Security Operations Center and the Director of Incident Response for the Australian Department of Defence. He has also held several technical positions where he specialised in vulnerability assessment, information security policy, incident response and computer forensics.

In his downtime, Tim likes to teach kids crypto and how to hack (http://infosec.rocks) as well as talking to bigger kids on cyber policy issues, most recently as a guest lecturer at Harvard Universitys JFK School of Government.