CISO Track – The Anywhere Workforce: Securing the Hybrid Workforce in the New Normal – Rassoul Ghaznavi Zadeh

Rassoul Ghaznavi Zadeh, Director of Information Security, ResMed

Key takeaways from this session:

  • Examining identity protection tools existing internally and using it to protect from attacks.
  • Adopting Zero Trust methodologies to prevent, detect and respond to cyber security incidents.
  • Taking advantage of more robust security in the cloud and having a strong cloud posture.

One on One meetings

The morning one-to-one meetings are under way at the CIO/CISO Leaders Australia Summit 2022 in Sydney.

Attendees have the opportunity to personalise their own agenda and meet with peers and industry leaders providing relevant products and services for their business.


CIO Track – Redefining Data Migration for the Modern Enterprise – Simon Mitrevski

Simon Mitrevski, Manager, Solutions Consulting, Carbonite + Webroot, an OpenText company


But there is a way to achieve agile migration in a secure, scalable and simple manner

with minimal risk and near-zero downtime.

Key takeaways from this session:

  • Best practices and tips to reduce the complexity of migrating workloads to the cloud, or from cloud-to cloud environments|
  • How to reduce costs by aligning a fit-for purpose infrastructure for a company’s workloads

Strategies to increase agility of operations and how to migrate at scale

Building a resilient and agile, data driven enterprise – Panel discussion

Luke Hannan , professional MC,

Khurram Waheed, Principal Security Architect, ExtraHop
Iain Hart, Head of Technology & CISO, Australian Institute of Company Directors
Chirag Joshi, Director, ISACA Sydney


For today’s data-driven businesses, adopting new technologies, including cloud based creates risk which must be managed.

This session discussed accelerated adoption of new technologies as businesses rapidly digitalize, as well as the new cybersecurity risks that are created.

The panelists touched point also on the best ways to manage these risks  to build resilience into an organisation.



Mitigate the impact of cyber incidents by ensuring you can resume operations rapidly – Dr Jerry Vochteloo

Dr Jerry Vochteloo, Field CTO, Asia Pacific and Japan, Data Protection Solutions, Dell Technologies

Ensuring an organisation has the ability to recover from a ransomware or broader cyber event is critical in this digital transformation era

This talk discussed a number of simple steps organisations can take to increase their resilience in the face of an attack that either corrupts or destroys IT infrastructure and data.

Secure supply chain: the how and why of securing small business – Narelle Devine CSM

Narelle Devine CSM, Chief Information Security Officer Asia Pacific, Telstra


Keynotes discussed in this session:

  • Why small business security matters
  • How big business can help small businesses get secure
  • Avoiding old habits and pitfalls
  • Tales from the trenches

Welcome to the 14th Annual CIO Leaders Australia Summit 2022 – Luke Hannan

Luke Hannan, Master of Ceremonies,

Our second CIO/CISO Leaders Summit this year features a rich program presented by some of the most senior IT and IT Security leaders and experts from across Australia and overseas.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network and engage in the most relevant sessions for their business.

A huge welcome to all our sponsors, delegates & speakers.

CISO Track – Prioritising Integration of Governance, Risk and Compliance in Cybersecurity in the New Normal – Vijay Narayan

Vijay Narayan, Chief Information Security Officer, Environment Protection Authority

Main key takeaways from this workshop with Vijay include:

  • Re-emphasized the importance of data protection through a multitude of mandates
  • Implementation of security controls on cloud components
  • Providing leadership with timely, comprehensive risk and compliance-related reporting


Addressing Diversity and Digital Skills Deficiency in a Rapidly Changing Future – Jennifer Rebeiro

Jennifer Rebeiro, Chief Information Officer, Greater Western Water

In this workshop with Jennifer, participants learned about:

  • The importance of reskilling and upskilling as new roles emerge and skills requirements change.
  • Leveraging the experts they already have on staff and creating an extensive career path.
  • Adopting more inclusive hiring practices outside of traditional talent pools.

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