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Cyber Security Breakfast

25 October 2022 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

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Cyber crime is a concerning and increasing trend that can impact us personally and professionally, not only financially but also mentally and emotionally. With the alarming rise in incidents of online attacks on individuals and businesses, this event will explore what we can all do to keep safe online and combat cybercrime.

The Speakers

2022 WA Australian of the Year, Paul Litherland, Founder of Surf Online Safe, now dedicates his life to educate and advocate for a safer online environment for all. Since leaving the Western Australia Police in 2014, Paul has grown to become one of the nations most recognised and highly awarded educators in the fields of Cyber Safety and Internet Awareness, culminating in him being named the 2022 WA Australian of the Year. Today, Paul works with over 850 schools and organisations across the country. Paul will speak about how individuals can stay safe online.

Edith Cowan University’s Security Research Institute (SRI) conducts research to deliver immediate and high impact outcomes in the areas of secure systems, critical infrastructure security, and cyber enabled crime. The SRI has proven its ability to develop innovative and creative technologies and methodologies for securing cyberspace. Professor Paul Haskell-Dowland is the Professor of Cyber Security Practice and Associate Dean for Computing and Security in the School of Science. He will talk about ECU’s cyber security research related to small to medium business and the tools they can offer to help businesses protect themselves against the loss of time, money, private information and reputational damage due to cyber-attack.

WA ScamNet‘s Felicia Prindiville will provide information on types of scams, how to recognise them and what to do if you have been scammed.

Presentations will be followed by a panel discussion on how to stay safe online and raise awareness of online crimes impacting our communities.

Tickets available now on Eventbrite.

This event is proudly supported by the National Diversity and Inclusion Partner of the Australian of the Year Awards, Chevron Australia, and Edith Cowan University. Thanks to Event Supporter, Commonwealth Bank.


25 October 2022
7:00 am - 9:00 am
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