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Delinea is a leading provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions that make security seamless for the modern, hybrid enterprise. Our solutions empower organizations to secure critical data, devices, code, and cloud infrastructure to help reduce risk, ensure compliance and simplify security. Delinea removes complexity and defines the boundaries of access for thousands of customers worldwide, including over half of the Fortune 100. Our customers range from small businesses to the world’s largest financial institutions, intelligence agencies, and critical infrastructure companies.

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Exabeam is the leader in next-gen SIEM and XDR, reinventing the way security teams use analytics and automation to solve threat detection, investigation, and response (TDIR).

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Forcepoint is the global leader for data-first cybersecurity. Forcepoint’s behavior-based solutions adapt to risk in real-time and are delivered through a cloud-native SASE security platform that protects users, devices, and networks as people access the web and cloud, prevents the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working, and eliminates breaches caused by insiders. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint creates safe, trusted environments for thousands of enterprise and government customers and their employees in more than 150 countries.

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Illumio enables organizations to realize a future without high-profile breaches by preventing the lateral movement of attackers across any organization. Founded on the principle of least privilege in 2013, Illumio provides visibility and segmentation for endpoints, data centers or clouds. The world’s leading organizations, including Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite, trust Illumio to reduce cyber risk. 

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Netskope, the SASE leader, safely and quickly connects users directly to the internet, any application, and their infrastructure from any device, on or off the network. With CASB, SWG, and ZTNA built natively in a single platform, Netskope is fast everywhere, data-centric, and cloud-smart, all while enabling good digital citizenship and providing a lower total-cost-of-ownership.

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At Nueva Solutions, we leverage next gen cyber security automation tools combined with our experienced information security experts to combat the cyber threats both today and into the future. We are passionate healthcare experts who intimately understand the challenges and complexities that healthcare organisations experience daily.

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Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organisations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With over 6,500 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely use the best technologies for their business. More than 13,050 organisations, including Xero, Flinders University, JetBlue, Beach Energy, Nordstrom, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Zoom and Twilio, trust Okta to help protect the identities of their workforces and customers.

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Proofpoint protects organizations’ biggest risks and greatest assets: their people. With an integrated, cloud-based suite of people-centric compliance and security solutions, we help leading organizations mitigate their most critical security and compliance risks.

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Recorded Future is the world’s largest intelligence company. Its platform provides the most complete coverage across adversaries, infrastructure, and targets. Combining persistent and pervasive automated data collection and analytics with human analysis, Recorded Future provides visibility into the vast digital landscape, empowering clients to take proactive action to disrupt adversaries.

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RiskIQ is the leader in digital attack surface management. Trusted by thousands of security analysts, security teams, and CISO’s, RiskIQ’s platform combines advanced internet data reconnaissance and analytics to expedite investigations, understand digital attack surfaces, assess risk, and take action to protect the business, brand, and customers.

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Vectra® enables enterprises to immediately detect and respond to cyberattacks across cloud, data centre, IT and IoT networks. As the leader in network detection and response (NDR), Vectra uses AI to empower the enterprise SOC to automate threat discovery, prioritization, hunting and response. Vectra is Security that thinks®.

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VMware is a leading provider of multi-cloud services for all apps, enabling digital innovation with enterprise control. At the heart of everything we do lies the responsibility and the opportunity to build a sustainable, equitable and more secure future for all.​ 

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Zscaler accelerates digital transformation so customers can be more agile, efficient, resilient, and secure. The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss by securely connecting users, devices, and applications in any location. Distributed across more than 150 data centers globally, the SSE-based Zero Trust Exchange is the world’s largest in-line cloud security platform.

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Association Partners

The Aged Care Industry Association (ACIA) is an association of aged care providers. Membership is open to all providers of aged care in Australia. Our members operate services including residential aged care, home care, home support and retirement living.

ACIA works to advocate for and support our members and our industry. The aged care industry employs over 360,000 people, and cares for over 300,000 older Australians.

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The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is Australia’s national peak body for public and not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare providers.

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The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) is Australia’s peak representative body and advocacy group for those in the digital ecosystem. For over 40 years, the AIIA has pursued activities to stimulate and grow the digital ecosystem, create a favourable business environment for members, and contribute to Australia’s economic prosperity.

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As a nationally recognised not-for-profit organisation and charity, the Australian Information Security Association (AISA) champions the development of a robust information security sector by building the capacity of professionals in Australia and advancing the cyber security and safety of the Australian public as well as businesses and governments in Australia. 

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Daltrey’s mission is to redefine how identity is used to create safer, more secure environments. Using biometric technology, we provide organisations with an identity solution delivered as a service that drives security policy from a position of trust. We bridge the gap between physical and digital access management. One credential for every verification process. Our middleware platform seamlessly integrates into existing technology ecosystems, solving security issues with minimal disruption.

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The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is a peak body for health finance professionals providing value through education, development, research and networking activities. HFMA members are part of an organisation working for the health finance sector nationally. Members receive professional development, practical resources, insightful thought leadership, support for personal growth and development, and access to an influential network of colleagues and contacts.

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The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) is the national association representing companies in the medical technology industry. MTAA aims to ensure the benefits of modern, innovative and reliable medical technology are delivered effectively to provide better health outcomes to the Australian community.

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Regulatory Affairs Director

Abbott Medical

Sue Hunter has been involved in medical device regulatory affairs since joining an orthopaedic company, later to become Zimmer Biomet, in 2010. Sue started her professional life as a veterinary surgeon and has previous experience in varied roles including animal health sales and marketing, as well as regulatory, quality and reimbursement roles in the medical device industry. She is currently Regulatory Affairs Director for Abbott Medical, responsible for ANZ and Canada. The Abbott Medical portfolio includes cardiac arrhythmia and heart failure products, implantable neuromodulation devices targeting pain and movement disorders, as well as coronary and endovascular stents and cardiac valve replacement products.


Principal Cybersecurity Officer
Department of Health, Victoria

Simon Cowley is currently a Principal Cybersecurity Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Victoria. Simon is based in the Digital Health Branch and works with the Victorian public health sector on assurance activities, cybersecurity initiatives and cyber incident response. Simon has significant experience in cybersecurity for medical devices and prior to joining DHHS, was a biomedical engineer with over 15 years of experience in healthcare technology management at public hospitals, specialising in network connected medical devices.

Katina Michael


Arizona State University

Katina Michael is a professor at Arizona State University, holding a joint appointment in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and School of Computing, Informatics and Decisions Systems Engineering. She is also the director of the Society Policy Engineering Collective (SPEC) and the Editor in Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society. Katina is a Public Interest Technology advocate who emphasizes privacy and security by design. She is a pioneer in the field of the un(intended) consequences of implantable technologies with an emphasis on user design in the Internet of Things and People.


Chief Information Security Officer and General Manager Australian Digital Health Agencies Cyber Security Centre

Tony Kitzelmann is the Australian Digital Health Agency’s Chief Information Security Officer and General Manager for the Agency’s Cyber Security Centre.

A strong believer that ‘cyber security is a team sport’, Tony is focussed on promoting a sustainable, resilient and holistic approach to cyber security across the digital health ecosystem. Tony leads a team of dedicated cyber security professionals who work to embed security into the design of systems and services, undertake cyber security operations functions, and promote security awareness, education and engagement.

Tony’s experience in the digital health arena is complemented by his previous work in the private sector, most recently through his role as the Senior Cyber Security Executive and Chief Information Security Officer (APAC) at Lockheed Martin for five years from 2012. In this role, he was accountable for the strategic leadership and delivery of corporate cyber security functions within the ASIA Pacific region and provided functional leadership to the various business lines in the region.

Tony is always looking to further his knowledge through new challenges working within the cyber security domain and believes that our role as leaders in this exciting field, is to challenge the status quo and look at ways in which we can shape the future and security of our respective organisations.

Tony holds numerous industry and academic qualifications and is currently studying a Masters in Cyber Security, Strategy and Diplomacy at UNSW.




Brendan has over 15 years’ experience in forensic technology and cyber investigations. Throughout his career Brendan has performed complex forensic examinations on various digital systems for businesses, government agencies, including the health sector, for both criminal matters and civil litigation.

Brendan supports client’s internal cyber investigations to ensure they are able to identify the risk of exposure of their confidential information and meet any reporting obligations they may have to regulators.

Prior to embarking on a career in consultancy, Brendan worked with the Queensland Police Service as an appointed Detective in a variety of criminal investigation roles. He was also a founding member of the High-Tech Crime Investigation Unit where he worked alongside State, Federal and International law enforcement agencies such as the United States Secret Service in combating online organised crime.

Michael Warnock

Commercial Director
Daltrey Australia Pty Ltd

As Commercial Director, Michael’s role focuses on the continued growth and evolution of Daltrey as a leading cyber security company, supporting both public and private sectors.

Across the past 25 years Michael has gained experiences in leading operations across both local and international markets. Michael is a firm believer in the notion ‘people by from people’ and he holds this value central to all he does. Recently, also taking on a voluntary role inside AustCyber’s NSW Node to assist in mentoring aspirational students in ways to enter the cyber sector.


Away from the daily excitement of being a leader within the Australian Cyber Industry you will find Michael spending time with his young family on the NSW Central Coast or pounding the pavement as he is back in training for his second marathon.


Principal Advisor, Cyber Strategy & Engagement
Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet
Rachael is an information security evangelist, with a passion for embedding organisational change management and culture uplift into the way we think about cyber security. As Principal Advisor to the Victorian Chief Information Security Officer, her focus is on leading collaboration across Victoria’s departments and agencies, helping to assess, monitor and respond to cyber security risks, as well as engaging with Commonwealth and private sector experts to deliver a resilient and cohesive cyber security environment.

Rachael believes a culture which fosters security maturity is paramount; and her goal is to make this as holistic, engaging, seamless and effortless as possible.


Managing Associate
Allens Linklaters
I’m Phil O’Sullivan, a cyber security, privacy and data law specialist at Allens, a leading Australian law firm in the tech and healthcare space. I work with work with clients to implement digital transformation strategies and data strategies, advising them how to stay compliant when using data, and in the event of data loss, I help my clients to quickly and decisively manage data crisis situations and cyber threats.

I lead Allens’ eHealth group, working closely with our wider TMT and Healthcare sector groups of all aspects of privacy and data for major corporates, scale-ups and start-ups. For three years I also worked for the Australian Medical Council, advising it on data, privacy and technology issues.


Executive Manager – Strategy
CSIRO Health and Biosecurity

Shane is currently Executive Manager of Strategy for CSIRO’s Health and Biosecurity business unit. Prior to this, Shane was a Manager within CSIRO Futures, the strategic advisory arm of CSIRO. 

Shane has significant experience leading teams to deliver advice to senior stakeholders across government and industry, focused on the assessment of opportunities and challenges facing the health, medical technology and cyber security sectors. 

Shane has delivered work in collaboration with the Industry Growth Centres, Defence, and the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). Shane has held various research roles with a focus on applied biophysics, including post-doctoral research positions at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and at the University of Amsterdam.



Platypus Technical – Health

Dr Lee Walsh CPEng trained as an electrical and computer systems engineer and a physiology. He spent the first part of his career doing human research and has over a decade of experience designing software and equipment for human research and clinical practice.

More recently Lee worked for the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), where he had several roles including Technical Lead for Digital Health in the Emerging Technology and Reform Team. In this role he led legislative reform for software and digital health, and worked with the CSIRO to produce the TGA’s Medical Device Cybersecurity Guidance.

Lee current divides his time between advising government, supporting small and medium medical device companies with their regulatory obligations, and producing physiological instruments to win motor races.


Managing Director
Trusted Impact
Tom Crampton is the Managing Director and CEO of TrustedImpact, a specialised, boutique consulting firm focused exclusively in cyber security.

This experience has given Tom a wealth of factual insight into the important industry trends and practical challenges facing businesses in today’s fast moving cyber security environment.

Overall, Tom has 30 years of international management consulting, technology and P&L business leadership experience working successfully both in and with blue chip organisations across Asia, North America, Europe, and Australia.

Tom earned a Master’s degree in Business (MBA) with academic distinction from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business from The Colorado College.