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May Sydney Enterprise Tech Meetup (Cyber Security)

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407 Elizabeth St · Surry Hills

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In May we explore another major topic in enterprise tech (thanks to our Russian friends!), Cyber Security.

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Keynote: Michelle Price, CEO AustCyber
Michelle Price is the newly appointed CEO for AustCyber, after holding the inaugural COO role. Prior to joining AustCyber, Michelle was the first Senior Adviser for Cyber Security at the National Security College within The Australian National University, where she established an integrated approach to the College’s cyber security program across executive and postgraduate education and policy engagement.
Before joining the ANU, Michelle was with the Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C), where she was instrumental to the delivery of the Australian Government’s 2015 Cyber Security Review and Cyber Security Strategy. In a previous role at
PM&C, Michelle delivered the National Security Strategic Risk Framework (the first of its kind in the world) and Coordinated National Security Budget.

Terry Roberts, Whitehawk Founder & CEO
Terry Roberts has established the first CyberSecurity Online Exchange - enabling all businesses (especially mid- sized and small companies) to have continuous online access to tailored learning, smart buying and connections, to the best products, services, insights and trends industry wide.
Previously she was Executive Director of the Carnegie Mellon, Software Engineering Institute, was the Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence (DDNI) and Director of Requirements and Resources for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USDI).

Chair: Kirstin McIntosh, Program Manager, CyRise
Kirstin manages CyRise, Asia-Pacific’s cyber security venture accelerator which supports early-stage startups with a 6-month mentor-driven program, a $50,000 SAFE note, co-working space, access to early customers and expeditions to Israel and the US.
Kirstin has 23 years’ corporate partnership and business development experience in Australia, Europe and Asia. A veritable path-finder, her journey to CyRise has come via a food startup in Australia, corporate partnership roles in the UK, market entry in Europe, steel marketing in China and investment analysis in Singapore.

Startup demos:-

Secure Code Warrior, Pieter Danhieux, Co-founder & CEO
Secure Code Warrior is a global security company that makes software
development better and more secure. Our vision is to empower developers to be the first line of defence in their organisation by making security highly visible and providing them with the skills and tools to write secure code from the beginning.
We have built a powerful platform that moves the focus from reaction to
prevention, training and equipping developers to think and act with a security mindset as they build and verify their skills, gain real-time advice and monitor skill development. Our customers include financial institutions, telecommunications providers and global technology companies in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.

Kasada is a growth-stage Australian cyber security start-up. The efficient way Kasada stops malicious automation from Application DoS, content scraping, account takeovers and other malicious attack-types is welcome news to anyone responsible for web security, digital marketing and online risk management.
Kasada recently secured $2.5M funding from two leading Australian VCs, Our Innovation Fund and the Reinventure Group. Compared with alternatives, deploying the Kasada platform is simple, with reduced direct expenses and significantly lower ongoing human resourcing requirements.

Cog Systems
At Cog, our mission is to secure IoT. Cog’s D4 Secure software product helps device makers build in better security, resiliency and function richness into their devices.

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