Incident response and e-voting discussed at Security on the Move

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Breaches, cloud computing contracts, and fraud go under the spotlight.

Information security professionals deconstructed the perils of electronic voting, fighting fraud, and dealing with large data breaches in the second Security on the Move conference in Melbourne this month. 

The SC Magazine - AusCERT event saw a range of security professionals meet to discuss their dynamic industry and hear revealing insight into how Australian organisations were fighting crime and defending thier organisations.

Graham Ingram, general manager of AusCERT, delivered his typically rousing speech in which he discussed the problems facing the industry.

Sense of Security's practice lead for governance, risk and compliance, Pierre Tagle, discussed the tricks and traps of cloud computing contracts, and revealed a survey tracking customer experience.

Following was Carsales general manager of trust and safety, Lindsay Ellin, who revealed that a consortium of retailers were planning to join forces to fight fraud. She showed how the carsales network had dropped fees from fraudulent purchases by 90 per cent.

Craig Burton, general manager of electronic voting at the Victorian Electroal Commisson also revealed that citizens of the state could be voting over the internet as early as next year. Delegates enagaged in robust discussion over the ability to secure intenret voting.

Then in a bold presentation, Telstra's security operations expert, Scott McIntyre discussed what it was like to be the the chief incident responder when a breach affecting 60,000 customers made headlines. The industry veteran offered lessons and honest insight into what really happened in November last year.

And AusCERT senior information security analyst Jonathan Levine delved into the world of car-hacking, where exploits could quite literaly kill.

The next Security on the Move conference is set for August 8 and will be held in Canberra.

 


 

 

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