Cyber Defence for Business Panel

Sydney, 30 March 2017

Business Lunch

Cyber Defence for Business Panel

The ABCC partnered with BAE Systems and King & Wood Mallesons to hear from some of the experts in the industry. Our esteemed panel was made up of the following:

Alex Taverner, Head of Cyber JAPAC for the Commercial Services division, BAE Systems

Cheng LimPartner and Leader of the Cyber Security initiative at King & Wood Mallesons

Stuart Mort, Director of Cyber Security, Optus

Dr Sally Ernst, Co-Founder of the Australian Cyber Security Network 

Daryn Wedd, General Manager, Technology Security and Governance, ASX

Moderator: Roger Wilkins AO, Member of the Board of the Forum of Federations and former Secretary of the Attorney-General's Department

We heard the panel discuss the following topics:

  • The latest issues and trends defining the challenges faced by Australian businesses grappling with cyber security
  • How Australian businesses compare globally in their concerns and perceptions of preparedness when it comes to their own cyber security
  • The disconnect between the C-Suite and IT Decision Makers in defending against cyber-attacks
  • How Australian boardrooms and IT teams can work together to build a robust defence against this growing cyber threat
  • Mandatory Data Breaches Notification – what does it mean for you?


Thursday 30 March 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm


King & Wood Mallesons, Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place
New South Wales