Mr Andrew Rice | Assistant Secretary, Identity Security Branch
Attorney-General's Department

Mr Andrew Rice, Assistant Secretary, Attorney General Dept

Andrew Rice is Assistant Secretary, Identity Security Branch in the National Security Resilience Policy Division in the Attorney-General’s Department (AGD). He is responsible for development of national policy relating to Identity Security and for implementation of the Document Verification Service. Andrew joined AGD in February 2011. Prior to that he worked for six years in the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service., where he had responsibility for intelligence support on law enforcement and national security issues; anti-dumping operations; and tariff classification and valuation issues. Andrew’s work background includes twelve years in the Australian Department of Defence, working in the fields of intelligence analysis and policy, international Defence relations policy, Defence Force capability analysis, and logistics and national industry policy. He also worked for four years with the ACT Chief Minister’s Department with responsibility for social policy, counter-terrorism and critical infrastructure coordination, regional policy and coordination, and economic and urban planning policy. Andrew also served as a truce monitor in the Truce Monitoring Group in Bougainville in 1998; worked in Defence’s Strategic Headquarters on peace-keeping force coalition planning during the East Timor crisis in 1999; played a part in the crisis management and post-crisis community recovery activities following the bushfires in Canberra in 2003; and had a key intelligence role in the Australian Government’s counter-people smuggling efforts in 2009 and 2010.. Andrew has Bachelor and Post-graduate degrees in history and international relations. He is a Graduate of the Australian Joint Services Staff College. He completed a Vincent Fairfax Fellowship in 2001. He is married and has two young daughters. Andrew’s interests include exercising, military history research and current affairs.

Share this

Appearances at this years' conference:

Day 1, Tuesday 20 March 2012


@ 14.40
Case studies: The Document Verification System & the National Identity Security Strategy

  • The role of government in laying the identity foundations
  • Use cases for automated ID document verification
  • The evolution of the NISS
     

  • › Mr Andrew Rice, Assistant Secretary, Identity Security Branch, Attorney-General's Department
Sponsors
Diamond Sponsor
FIS Australia at Digital ID World Australia
Gold Sponsor
HP Enterprise Services at Digital ID World Australia
Gold Sponsor
Research in Motion Australia Pty Limited at Digital ID World Australia
Gold Sponsor
Giftango at Digital ID World Australia
Gold Sponsor
Gemalto Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Gold Sponsor
China UnionPay  at Digital ID World Australia
Payment Innovation Sponsor Partner
Visa Worldwide Pte. Limited at Digital ID World Australia
Loyalty Partner
AIMIA (Carlson Marketing) at Digital ID World Australia
Silver Sponsor
Transaction Network Services Australia Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Silver Sponsor
Oberthur Technologies Australia Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Silver Sponsor
Strategic Payments Services Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
PCI/Security Pavillion Sponsor
Stickman Consulting Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Educational Seminar zone sponsor
SafeNet Asia Limited at Digital ID World Australia
NFC Stream Sponsor
VeriFone Australia Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Breakfast Sponsor
Edgar, Dunn & Company Pty Limited at Digital ID World Australia
Lucheon Sponsor - Day 1
IP Payments Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Lunch Sponsor Day 2
Attra at Digital ID World Australia
Barista Sponsor
ABnote Australasia Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Sponsor
BPC Banking Technologies (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Sponsor
Ceridian Stored Value Solutions at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Sponsor
Independent Transactions Solutions Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Sponsor
Tapit at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Sponsor
Datacard South Pacific Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Sponsor
Giesecke & Devrient Australasia Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Sponsor
FIME Asia at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Sponsor
Serverside Group at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Sponsor
Mag-Tek Australia Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Sponsor
SwyftWallet at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Sponsor
ViVOtech Inc at Digital ID World Australia
Associate Speaker
RedPrairie Asia Pte. Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Satchel Sponsor
Pronto Software Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor Partner
Pacnet at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Card Testing International at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Global Asset Systems Pty Limited at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Bell ID at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Wacom Australia Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Info Central at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Veda Applied Intelligence at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Digital Identification Solutions Pte. Ltd. at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Kensington, a division of ACCO Brands at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
CardPro Australia at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor Partner
Spectra Technologies at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Thales E-Security at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
GFG Group Limited at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Symlink Corporation at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Witham Laboratories at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
DUALi Inc. at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
Placard Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia
Exhibitor
TIBCO Software Australia Pty Ltd at Digital ID World Australia