Fighting Crime In A Cyber Time – An Insider Perspective. (Arena 1B)

Former Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security & Head of Australian Cyber Security Centre.
Alastair started his career as a federal agent with 15 years at the Australian Federal Police and held the position of Director of the High-Tech Crime Centre. In 2004 he joined eBay as Director Trust & Safety for 4 ½ years, then ran his own consulting business for the next 6 years before returning to government work in Canberra. This a rare opportunity to hear from someone with experience from behind the curtain and who has been at the coalface of battling cyber crimes over the past 18 years.
Alastair will discuss the cyber threat environment and what businesses need to do to reduce cyber risk. Known as a plain speaking commentator, MacGibbon will cut through the FUD, giving practical examples and advice.