The Latest in IT Security

The Keynote Panel Discussion, “The Latest in IT Security – What Security Threats are on the Horizon For 2015 and Beyond?” was provided by Campbell Nicoll, Chief Risk Officer, Community Mutual Group, Kamal Nankani, Chief Enterprise Architect, GE Capital and Mitrai Minai, Enterprise Technology Risk Director, NAB and moderated by, John Salamito, Master of Ceremonies.

During this session, the panelists spoke on security issues regarding…

  • Staying ahead of fraud and regulatory risks
  • Key target areas to ensure security success in 2016
  • Digital identity and the effects on the security strategy of your organisation
  • Making ‘co-operation’ work – sharing intelligence to detect and prevent complicated and connected threats
  • Best practices in managing evolving cloud, mobile and social vulnerabilities

“The internet of things is something we need to watch out for…used only when we need it to be used,” Mitrai Minai, Enterprise Technology Risk Director, NAB.

John Salaminto

John Salamito has spent 30 years in banking, insurance and wealth management holding executive positions at AXA, Aviva, Manulife and National Australia Bank. Until 2014 he was Executive General Manager of Lending & Deposits at NAB, and previously Chief Operating Officer at MLC including CEO of the insurance subsidiary and trustee director of the superannuation business.   He has deep practical experience in how customer-facing products are delivered via back end operations and technology.  In these roles John has seen complexity escalate with customer expectations, competition and regulation. He now works independently to establish approaches to eliminate unnecessary complexity.


Campbell Nicoll is the Chief Risk Officer at Community Mutual Group. Having over 13 years of experience in Credit Risk Management, Campbell Nicoll brings a strong economic background to the Executive Management Team. Prior to his role at CMG, Campbell’s experience within the financial sector includes General Manager positions at ASB Bank (New Zealand) and Bank of South Pacific (Fiji).

Ge Money - Kamal Nankani

Kamal Nankani is a global technology leader with 20 years of experience in Architecture, Solution Delivery, Strategy and Managing IT Operations in global organisations, with a passion for building teams that execute with imagination and drive large-scale business change with technology. In his previous roles, he has led global data-centre consolidation strategies, and has worked in many IT Management roles including Program Executive, Service Delivery Leader, Infrastructure & Security Leader.

As part of his current role, he is leading DevOps strategy at GE Capital globally – developing automation and orchestration in order to drive speed, consistency and security across the entire technology stack. This includes helping organisation to adopt and apply practices and patterns from DevOps, Agile Development and Agile Enterprise Architecture. This entails setting technology strategy and vision, implementing governance processes suitable for a very entrepreneurial and distributed global business.


Mitra Minai is a senior governance, risk and compliance professional with over 16 years of experience working in financial services and professional services industries, successfully minimising operational and technology risk exposures and ensuring regulatory compliance. She has formulated and implemented comprehensive operational and technology risk and controls frameworks and effective governance structures across a number of local and international organisations. Mitra has worked at ANZ Bank, Ernst & Young, Accenture, PwC and Arthur Andersen. She is the immediate past president of ISACA Melbourne Chapter, Chair of ISACA ISO Committee and member of ISO SC40 – IT Service Management and Governance.