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Computer Security Day 2005

Date: 11 November 2005

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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.

To mark Computer Security Day 2005 Information Security Institute, Information Security Interest Group and AusCERT are organising a non-profit event in Brisbane.

Date: Wednesday, 30 November 2005
Time: 8:45am to 3:30pm
Venue: Gardens Theatre
(next to City Botanical Gardens),
Queensland University of Technology,
2 George St, Brisbane
Cost: Free
RSVP: Please RSVP by email to:

The following agenda is a draft and may be subject to change.

The morning session (from 8:45am to 12:30pm) is aimed at IT and Computer Security Professionals.
8:45 - 9:00 Arrival and meet and greet
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome
9:15 - 10:00 Presentation: Trevor Iverak, Computer Associates
"Defining Security Information Management (SIM) - The real cost of information overload."
10:00 - 10:30 Presentation: Jeff Tendero, A/Program Director, Strategy & Governance
Office of Government ICT, Department of Public Works
"Information Infrastructure Protection within Queensland Government"
10:30 - 11:00 Morning tea
11:00 - 11:45 Presentation: Bruce McClenahan, Head of Technology Services NEMMCO
"Securing NEMMCO's Critical Infrastructure"
11:45 - 12:30 Panel: Wireless security perspectives
  • Tony Kirkham, CISCO
  • Glenn Nolan, Brisbane City Council
  • Jason Smith, ISI
The afternoon session (from 12:30pm to 3:30pm) has an intended audience of the general public.
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 Keynote speech:
Bill Caelli, Deputy Head of School, Information Sytems, QUT
"Protecting the nation's information infrastructure."
14:00 - 14:30 Keynote speech:
Graham Ingram, General Manager, AusCERT
14:30 - 15:00 Presentation: Darrell Betts and Matthew Thomson,
Computer Forensic Team of the Australian Federal Police
"Computer Forensics and Security Trends and Issues"
15:00 - 15:30 Presentation: Robert Lowe, AusCERT
"Practical computer security for home and small to medium enterprises (SMEs)."

Sponsors: We gratefully acknowledge the support of our sponsors.

Computer Associates

Eracom Technologies

UQ Connect

inTechnology Australia
Organisers: This series of seminars has been organised for you by: