Educational sessions from recorded panels and events

November 25, 2022
February 15, 2024

The Future Engineer: a blueprint for a new world

Our CEO, Ian Yip, was a panelist at the University of New South Wales' final "Engineering the Future" event for 2022, alongside Justine Jarvinen, Emma Lovell, Alison Lennon, and Richard Buckland.

The topic at hand was "The Future Engineer: a blueprint for a new world". Rewatch the full session for the multitude of insights.

September 19, 2022
February 15, 2024

CSE 30th Anniversary | Cybersecurity at CSE

Our CEO, Ian Yip, joined Dr. Sushmita Ruj, A./Prof. Lina Yao, and Prof. Sri Parameswaran on UNSW's School of Computer Science and Engineering 30th anniversary cybersecurity panel to discuss one of the most important topics of our modern age.

October 15, 2021
February 15, 2024

Ransomware Action Plan Released - Industry Panel Review

Avertro CEO, Ian Yip, joins Chris Cubbage, Sarah Sloan, and Elliot Dellys to review and discuss the Australian Federal Government's announcement of new criminal offences, tougher penalties, and a mandatory reporting regime as part of a new and comprehensive Ransomware Action Plan.

June 20, 2021
February 15, 2024

Maritime Cyber Conference 2021: The executive cyber risk viewpoint and how it relates to the maritime cyber landscape

Automation and rapid digitalization are enabling the maritime industry to be more efficient. However, this also demands a dynamic regulatory framework, advanced operational mechanisms and organizational culture in place to secure the cyber perimeter.

How has cyber threat and security landscape evolved in the maritime industry? How does it impact its operations? What strategies works best to defend the critical infrastructure? Maritime Cyber Security 2021 is a virtual meet aimed at discussing strategies that could "Enhance the Operational Resilience" of maritime industry.

June 16, 2021
February 15, 2024

How to Tell the Right Cyber-Story to Executives and Board Members

Avertro CEO, Ian Yip's session from RSA APJ 2020.Session Abstract: This session will outline the things executives and board members care most about by sharing some real examples of how organizations report on cybersecurity. Attendees will learn how to articulate their story using the right metrics to help answer the ‘why’ and ‘so what’ questions, and ultimately help justify your cybersecurity strategy and initiatives to the C-level and board.

June 15, 2021
February 15, 2024

Spotlight: Exporting emerging tech to Singapore from NSW

The Global NSW strategy emphasizes diversifying exports and building export capability in emerging industries, building an export culture amongst NSW businesses and providing new programs and services to assist NSW companies succeed in export and diversify into Asia.

The NSW Government is investing $112.4 million to double the footprint of NSW’s international network and in ASEAN, Singapore is a key priority.  Specifically the NSW Government has prioritized three key sectors in Singapore: fintech, regtech and cybersecurity.

May 19, 2021
February 15, 2024

AustCyber Event: A Deep Dive into NSW's Cyber Security Industry

Australia’s most populous state is leading the country in developing innovative and commercially viable tools to protect Australia’s cyber security at a time of growing threats, but gaps in export capability must be addressed to lock in further growth, data from AustCyber shows.

The New South Wales Cyber Industry Snapshot draws on data collected for Australia’s Cyber Security Sector Competitiveness Plan 2020 to examine state-specific capabilities. It found that the capability and jobs footprint from cyber is significant in NSW.

NSW hosts the largest and most diverse range of cyber security providers in Australia. Around 80 cyber security providers are headquartered in NSW, with 75 per cent of these providing services to the financial services sector, and the state has an estimated 10,150 cyber security workers, more than any other state.

However, only 38 per cent of NSW's cyber security providers are exporting – below the national average of 43 per cent - and more than one-third of those surveyed cited gaining access to export markets as a key barrier to growth.

May 13, 2021
February 15, 2024

AFA Webinar: Is your business "cyber healthy"?

With the convenience of technology and flexible working arrangements are your business practices ensuring you are managing your digital risks appropriately? Cyber resilience is something that all business owners and their team need to actively contribute to - do you know the role you play? It is not as complicated as you think and there are simple tips you can implement straight away. Join our panel to get a better understanding of the landscape plus work through practical examples and tips to protect your business.

March 11, 2021
February 15, 2024

AustCyber Cyber Spotlight - Avertro

AustCyber’s recent merger with Stone & Chalk aims to accelerate growth for Australian emerging technology companies. This segment shines a spotlight on Australia's sovereign capabilities, both within cyber and emerging tech, to provide you with their startup stories. The very first episode of Cyber Spotlight is here and it's with Ian Yip, CEO of Avertro who are a NSW based cybersecurity company. Watch now to learn more about Avertro, who they are, what they bring and where they're going!

August 25, 2020
February 15, 2024

National Cybersecurity Strategy - Indo-Pacific Series - Episode 2 - Review of Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2020

Listen in as a panel of international experts discuss Australia's new Cybersecurity Strategy for 2020.

July 22, 2020
February 15, 2024

Tank Stream Labs Lunch & Learn Series: The New Cyber War on Startups and Businesses

Another day, another cyber breach. A state actor hacking COVID researchers. TikTok taking data from user mobiles. Startups, small businesses, and every day people are now becoming targets of the new cyberwar, with the Australian government now investing $1.6B in cyber military over the next 10 years alone. But what should we do to protect ourselves?

Join in this fireside chat with Ian Yip - CEO, Avertro | Former CTO, McAfee APAC | Former Director, Cyber Security, EY as we discuss:

The changing landscape for businesses.
The old threat, new activity: what do we do?
How can businesses fight state actors?
The importance of cyber education at all levels of the company

July 15, 2020
February 15, 2024

Tank Stream Labs Lunch & Learn Series: Panel Discussion - The Evolving Cybersecurity Landscape

Increasingly, cybersecurity and cyber warfare are becoming front page, mainstream news. Every day people are hearing about cybercrimes, hacks, and cyber threats across our news outlets. The ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity is seeing it now becoming more of a militaristic commodity with innocent bystanders aka businesses, getting caught in the crossfire.

Join our expert panel as we discuss:The current cyber threats: is it actually current or has it always been here?What's changed in the type of threats since 10 years ago?The future of cybersecurity and cyber warfare in Australia and across the globe.How will this impact consumers, businesses, and startups?What can we do to protect ourselves?

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