ROUNDTABLES

 

 What are they?

Roundtables are small group, in-depth discussions focused on a particular topic and directed by a central table host who will guide the conversation and facilitate the questions and answers from the participants. Swap war stories, ask questions, gain a better understanding and then put it all into practice back in your department or agency.
 

 How will they work?

Our 2020 roundtables will run on Day 1, 3 Novmeber 2020. Starting from 12:10pm AEDT (GMT +11), they will run in three consecutive, 25 minute sessions at:

  • Session 1: 12:10pm AEDT (GMT +11)
  • Session 2: 12:40pm AEDT (GMT +11)
  • Session 3: 1:10pm   AEDT (GMT +11)

 

Each of the sessions listed below will run at all three times. There is something for everyone on offer, allowing you to build your own agenda and tailor the content to suit your enterprise and your job function.


 

Roundtables, Tuesday 3 November 2020

Rob Roe
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 01: Does Governance need to change to keep up with technology changes?

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.
  • With A.I. and Machine Learning, was H.A.L. from A Space Oddity a warning?
  • Educating people, “Teach a hacker to Phish and they can hack for life”.
  • And what about the customer?
Alex Wilson
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 02: Modern standards for strong authentication: Building a brick house for better security

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.
  • Development of FIDO Standards.How does Essential 8 rate FIDO Standards
  • When will Australian organisations accept FIDO credentials?
  • What are the barriers to (large scale) FIDO adoption?
  • What are the benefits?Are they understood?
  • What would the 3 Little Pigs do?
  • Lessons learnt from international deployments
Jacqueline Jayne
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 03: How to Engage Your Users so They Understand Their Role in Cybersecurity

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.Cybercrime has gone pro. More than ever, your users are the weak link in your network security. Wouldn't it be great if all your users understood their role when it comes to cybersecurity? The answer is a big YES and it is one of the biggest challenges IT professionals face today.The focus is on you so join this round table discussion to share your unique challenges. Jacqueline Jayne, KnowBe4's Security Awareness Advocate will provide guidance along with three specific recommendations that will make this process easier for you.
Stephen Hardy
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 04: Barriers and solutions to activating data for automated decisioning

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.Sharing and discussion of the common barriers and solutions that exist in activating data for automated decisioning. This will consider a) Ethics; b) Data Access; c) Modelling; d) Production; and e) Monitoring.In addition to hearing from your Departmental peers, we will share our own insights from both the private and public sectors and also provide some thought leadership aimed at helping you assess your current state and determining your future roadmap.
Marcus Vogt
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 05: Pivot to deliver seamless citizen-centric services with zero risk

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.The bush fires in Australia were still very fresh in our memories when the pandemic kicked in – hardly giving the nation a chance to recover and overwhelming our ability to serve our citizens. Volunteer firefighters stepped up during the bush fires and collaboration platforms used by qualified doctors helped to serve patients without the need for waiting rooms. Is there a safe and secure collaboration model where government and citizens can come together to support the nation without compromising security and privacy?
Allan Foster
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 06: The Value of Digital Identity

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.Explore the value of digital identity and discuss how to transform the citizen's experience while abiding by new regulations stemmed from the rising rate of cybercrimeGovernments are pressured to adapt to a ‘new normal’ while quickly evolving and delivering exceptional user experiences. But at the same time, regulations are changing businesses globally.As a result, enterprises have found themselves increasingly dependent on their IT departments but they appear to be understaffed and overloaded. So, how can you do more with less?
John Garratt
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 07: Is your DevOps readiness meeting or hampering citizen needs?

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.Join this round table and learn the findings from our 2020 joint study with research firm Omdia on the government’s digital maturity in adopting DevOps and Agile methodologies to automate and deliver high quality, secure applications that will enhance citizen-centric services. We will explore the different drivers and challenges of leveraging vast sources of data and technology such as AI in becoming a trusted citizen-centric government agency.
Rob Hueston
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 08: The criteria for a successful transformation program in Government?

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.
  • How do teams working in silos collaborate?
  • How can we more effectively communicate between teams on the low to the high side in a highly secure (sensitive) environment?
  • How do you measure “Speed to Mission” or is it not important?
  • When is it best to engage security teams in the transformation program?
Jaap Singh
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 09: Upskilling, the missing link to close the cyber security gap

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.
  • How equipped is the government to upskill their cyber capabilities?
  • Upskilling Appsec- an important part of building cyber resilience, protecting software and critical infrastructure in the modern day
  • Should minimum standards and certifications be introduced to ensure we have security aware people working in the industry
Erin Clark
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 10: The current state and future of Identity verification

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.
  • What is identity verification?
  • Why and where does it matter?
  • How is it currently completed; challenges and risks
  • Future proof solution and why it is needed now
Mehul Patel
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 11: A Case Study - why the US Department of Defense chose Menlo Security to keep their 3.5 million personnel 100% Malware Free

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.
  • What is Isolation Technology? An introduction to the World’s Only Cloud Proxy Platform Built on Isolation Core which can guarantee 100% Malware Protection.
  • How Menlo Security solved a big problem for the US Department of Defense. And why they stayed away from legacy cyber security providers.
  • A 2 minute sneak peek of the platform; Q & A; A competition and a special prize of a 90 days free trial for a limited number of Teams.
Rory Martin
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 12: Lenovo Smart Collaboration Round Table

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.With constant fluctuations and a shift towards a new normal in our daily lives, now, more than ever we need a technological transformation that is adaptable and sustainable. The Lenovo Smart Collaboration Round Table at Technology in Government is a premier experience that aims to assist you into this changing new world, hand-in-hand with Lenovo's hybrid workplace.Join Rory Martin to discuss the integration of Smart Video Collaboration, Solutions for Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Google Meet into our workplace.
Bruce Young
Roundtables
12:10

Roundtable 13: Why it is important to consider Indigenous Procurement for your ICT and digital projects

This roundtable will run three times at 12:10 pm, 12:40 pm and 1:10 pm.
  • Learn about how considering an indigenous digital supplier can meet and exceed your needs, save you money while helping to increase indigenous participation in ICT. Don’t assume that your project is too complex for an indigenous supplier!
  • Blaque Digital is one of a new breed of indigenous suppliers.
  • With access to some of the best ICT and digital practitioners in the country, Blaque Digital can deliver on ICT and digital projects from $50,000 to $15m.
  • Government and corporate projects spanning web, mobile and desktop platforms have been completed by this team.
  • With a mission to increase indigenous ICT participation across ICT, giving Blaque Digital your project ensures that your project will be delivered on time and on budget, whilst enabling them to focus on attracting and training amazing indigenous talent to their team.
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