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Computer Security Day 2003

Date: 10 November 2003
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Computer Security Day is an international event to raise the awareness of computer security issues. This day has been marked in 100s of cities world wide since the program was initiated by the ACM in the late 1980s.

Date: Monday 1st December, 2003
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Venue: QUT Cultural Precinct, Gardens Theatre
(next to City Botanical Gardens),
Queensland University of Technology,
2 George St, Brisbane
9:00 - 12:00 Security workshops, organised by eSecurity Australia
9.00 9.45 (1) Avoiding Eternal Spammation, Paul MacRae - MessageLabs or
(2) A Tour of Today's Common Network Attacks, Ron Brandis - EWA
10.00 - 10.45 (1) Applications - the Soft Target, Oliver Binz and Justin Derry, b-Sec or
(2) Achieving AS 7799 Certification - the Bridge Point Experience, Mike Pollard - Bridge Point
11.15 - 12.00 (1) What's Keeping Security Officers Awake at Night, Grant Slender - ISS or
(2) Identity Management for the Electronic Citizen - Smart Cards and Futures, Dr. David Manfield, Spyrus
12:00 - 1:30 Trade displays and a light lunch (lunch yet to be confirmed)
1:30 - 3:00 Presentations from Industry Experts
3:00 - 3:45 RSA Security Coffee break
3:45 - 4:30 Panel session. Title: "Achieving More Security for Less Dollars"
4:30 - 5:30 Computer Associates Refreshments (and trade displays)
The following speakers will provide attendees with the latest insights into the topic of information security:
  • Managing IT Security in the Australian Financial Sector: A Practitioner's Perspective, Mr Tim Cook, Suncorp
  • Putting Cyber-terrorism into Perspective, Ms Kathryn Kerr, AusCERT
  • IT Issues with Critical Infrastructure Protection, Mr Ross Hallinan, Qld Dept of Premier and Cabinet
  • Securing Greyware - Cultural Issues in Security, Mr Mick Eaton, Boeing
Panel Session: More Security for Less Dollars
  • Mr Mark Ames, ICT Risk & Chair of ISIG
  • Mr Philip Hood, Corptech, Qld Government
  • Ms Kathryn Kerr, AusCERT
  • Mr Tony Kirkham, Cisco
  • Prof. Dennis Longley, Queensland University of Technology
Cost: Free
RSVP: For catering purposes please RSVP by email to: AND PLEASE INDICATE WHICH BREAKS YOU WISH TO REGISTER FOR (cut & paste into your reply):
  [  ]  Lunch
  [  ]  Afternoon coffee
  [  ]  End of day refreshment
Sponsors: We gratefully acknowledge the support of our sponsors.
Organisers: This series of seminars has been organised for you by: