Ian McKenzie

CISO Australian Parliament

Ian is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Australian Parliament. This includes all cyber security related responsibilities for the Parliamentary Service, House of Representatives, Senate and the Parliamentary Budget Office. The parliamentary network extends to over 250 sites nationally and services over 5000 users. Ian has maintained the responsibility for cyber security within the parliament during in his previous roles of CTO and acting CIO before moving in the newly created dedicated cyber security executive role. Prior to moving back to Australia to work for the parliament, Ian worked in senior ICT leadership roles in the Middle East and Europe.   

Exchange Day One: Tuesday, 11th August 2020

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

4:30 PM Lessons Learnt from a Cyber Breach

In 2019 the Prime Minister announced that the Australian Federal Parliament had been the target of a cyber-breach perpetrated by a sophisticated state-sponsored actor.

The Chief information Security Officer from the Parliament will walk through the chain of events and will detail the lessons learnt in detecting and responding to a major cyber incident.
 
The session will detail what worked well and what was learnt as the situation unfolded. The session will provide practical advice for those organisations that in some point in the future may find themselves dealing with a significant cyber incident.

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Ian.

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