With recent reports sharing that ransomware attacks have nearly doubled in 2022 since 2021 and the total cost of Ransomware being said to exceed $20 Billion in 2021, what does the future hold?
Data is your most valuable asset–but it’s also your most vulnerable. Despite putting thorough and rigorous defensive security measures in place, ransomware is still getting in and corrupting data, forcing organisations to pay massive ransom fees. The reality is that thicker walls are no longer enough.
This is the event in which you will glean from the real experts, help you to appreciate what to expect with Ransomware and dare we say it, should you take the advice on board, you’ll be prepared and have the confidence that you need to sucker punch those cyber criminals right back!
Keynote: Australia's Cyber threat Future
"Too often, cyber security practitioners ‘fight the last war’ by preparing for yesterday’s threats and tradecraft. How can we imagine ourselves into the future cyber threat landscape? How can we proactively build resilience? In this talk, we’ll examine the trends and drivers that will shape the threats Australian organisations will need to be prepared for in the months, and years, ahead."
Virtual Fireside Chat: The Future of CyberSecurity & Removing the Stigma
These two Worldwide Cyber Experts who have been in the trenches will share what the future of cybersecurity looks like, the major security dilemmas a CISO faces and how to best confront them. They will also address how the public, private & policing sectors can come together to resolve the ransomware crisis. Moreover, they will advise on what they believe will assist in removing the stigma attached to being hit.
Keynote: Former CISO of the CIA on the Future and the Biggest Dilemmas of Cybersecurity
Michael Mestrovich will share what the future of cybersecurity looks like, the major security dilemmas a CISO faces and how to best confront them. He will also address how the public and private sectors can come together to resolve the ransomware crisis. Mestrovich, as the CISO for the CIA, led the Agency’s cyber defense operations, developing and implementing cybersecurity regulations and standards, and directing the evaluation and engineering of cyber technologies. His in-depth understanding of the current and future cyber crimes is invaluable to all enterprises.
Fireside chat: An Assumed Breach Mindset
"This session will give you incredible world-wide appreciation for the geopolitical climate of cyber attacks. The CTO of Palo Alto Networks, Riccardo Galbiati will share what an assume breach mindset really means as well as key learnings from Palo Alto’s Unit 42 Intelligence. Dale Heath, Rubrik's CTO, will also share the assume breach mindset, the anatomy of a Ransomware attack, as well as some customer stories and recent key learnings from these atttacks. "
Cybersecurity challenges for the new government: ideas for the next national cyber security strategy
"With the change of government, Fergus will discuss his thoughts on a move to update or overhaul the national cyber security strategy as well as the developments would be to justify a new strategy. If there is a new strategy, what areas should the new strategy focus on? He will also go through measuring outcomes im order to know if we are headed backward or forward. What are the current limitations on sharing data on ransomware attacks at the moment? Could we do anything to address them from a policy perspective?"