Cyber Security Workshop

2.5 CPD Units in Practice Management/Business Skills

Presenter: Matthew Lymn – Technical Cyber Security Lead - OpSys
Date: Wednesday, 07 June 2023
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Format: In-person or Webinar 

Why are the Essential Eight essential?

If you've read anything about cyber security in Australia any time in the last few years you've probably seen the Essential Eight mentioned. Many people are aware of the Essential Eight, your organisation may already be trying to achieve a certain maturity level, you may have read the ACSC guidelines. But what is actually so important about the Essential Eight? Why are they considered essential for security? There's a lot of information on WHAT to do and HOW to do it but we will explain WHY.

About the Presenter:

Matthew is a cyber security professional with over decade of career experience covering incident management, systems engineering, and security architecture. Heavily involved in local cyber security education and awareness, he can usually be found loudly sharing opinions at security conferences and industry group catch ups. Matt prides himself on being accessible and is always happy to help you grow your understanding of cyber security concepts in terms that anybody of any background will be able to understand. Having previously managed the IT infrastructure of large enterprise at an executive level, Matt is well versed in communicating with users, management, and board members - if you are frustrated and struggling to express the real-world value of cyber security initiatives and investments to your staff or leaders, he can help. With a strong background in the Microsoft cloud, Matt is an officially certified Microsoft Azure security engineer and Microsoft 365 security administrator having led the deployment and management of Microsoft security controls and device management solutions across environments scaling from dozens to thousands of users from local Adelaide small/medium businesses up to international enterprise.

OpSys is a cyber security company based here in Adelaide. Its a multi-disciplined team built around the core aim of partnering to improve your business digital strategy. They provide an extended IT department at your firm that lets you tap into their experience and expertise. The team defends your business from the external and internal cyber threats that impact your reputation and finances. 

Registration fees: 

Members admitted more than 3 years: $150
Members admitted less than 3 years: $120
Non-Members: $230
Platinum/GDLP: $50
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7/06/2023 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Law Society of South Australia Level 10, 178 North Terrace ADELAIDE SA 5000 AUSTRALIA

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