Sydney 2018

Is a ‘cyber 9/11’ event inevitable?

23 October 2018
11:00 to 12:00
Big Issue Debate Conference L2 Plenary Room

Is a ‘cyber 9/11’ event inevitable? (Big Issue Debate) - 23 Oct 2018

Managing Editor for Australia / New Zealand
Bloomberg
Moderator
Independent Security Architect
Head of Cyber Security
Telstra
Chief Executive Officer
BI.ZONE

The World Economic Forum has put cyber-security and fraud as top threats for the entire world. The sophistication of threat actors is increasing at a seemingly exponential rate, massive data breaches are almost common place and we are reaching cyber security scenarios where everything can be used as a weapon, and anybody could be a target. But are we still waiting for the ‘big-one’, the seismic ‘cyber 9/11’ event that changes everything? Do we have the tools, the collective mind set and legal provision to win against this cyber-geddon tsunami, especially if it targets central financial infrastructures?

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23 October 2018
11:00 to 11:30
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23 October 2018
11:30 to 12:00
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