Join us for an evening of knowledge and experience sharing where Abbas Kudrati (Chief Cyber Security Officer, Microsoft Australasia) will share his advice on how organizations can unlock value through strategic cyber security investment in cloud.
Come and meet other InfoSec professionals, exchange war stories, top tips and enjoy a slice of pizza and a glass of wine/beer :)
5:30pm - Networking (drinks, snacks)
6:15pm - 20/30 mins keynote speech followed by Q&A
6:45pm - Networking (more drinks, snacks!)
7:30pm - Doors close
Abbas has extensive experience in consulting organizations on cybersecurity strategies and educating and mentoring cybersecurity experts. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2018, Abbas was the Chief Information Security Officer at KPMG Australia where he was responsible for leading the information security, governance, risk and privacy protection programs for more than 20 offices across Australia, Fiji, and
Papua New Guinea. His list of achievements in this role includes certifying KPMG Australia against ISO
27001 and the early adoption of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
Abbas is also a part-time Professor of Practice in Cybersecurity with LaTrobe University and an Executive Advisory Board Member for Cybersecurity with Deakin University in Melbourne Australia. Passionate about teaching and mentoring the next generation of cybersecurity professionals, Abbas frequently speaks at cybersecurity seminars and events, and has published number of articles and case studies.