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The Big Cloud Security Debate: Hackers vs Security Engineers
Tuesday 12 November 2019, 05:00pm - 08:30pm
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About this Event

ANZ, Contino and Meetup Madness are excited to invite you to ‘THE BIG CLOUD SECURITY DEBATE - HACKERS VS SECURITY ENGINEERS’. Featuring some of Australia's most renowned professional hackers and security experts… Who will come out on top?

How it works 4 hackers vs 4 security experts engaging in a fiery debate to determine all the ways they can hack and defend cloud environments.

The discussion will be moderated by 4 industry leaders. The debate will consist of 8 rounds with audience voting after each round.

The team who wins most votes at the end of the night will be named the champions of ‘THE BIG CLOUD SECURITY DEBATE’.

Register now to be there!


Event Timings:

Get there between 5pm - 6:30pm for some networking, drinks and nibbles

Main Event kicks off 6:30pm SHARP!

Note: Tickets are limited so register today!



- Lynwen Connick, Chief Information Security Officer, ANZ

- Pierre Semaan, Portfolio Owner, Enterprise Cloud Portfolio, ANZ

- Pamela O'Shea, Ph.D, Principal Security Consultant, Shea Information Security, Founder of HaXX and Cyberspectrum

- Michael Ewald, Director of Engineering - APAC, Contino

Red Team (Hackers):

- Rebecca Trapani (@errbufferoverfl), Senior Security Consultant, Loop Secure

- Michael McKinnon, Strategic Information Security Advisor at PS&C Security

- Adi Ashkenazy, CEO, Skylight Cyber, Offensive Security Expert


Blue Team (Security Engineers):

- Edward Farrell, Director & Principal Consultant, Mercury Information Security Services

- Sarah Young, Azure Security Global Black Belt, Microsoft

- Jean-Manuel Becker, Cloud Practice Director, Contino


If you are keen to debate, please reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This is an inclusive event and we want to create a safe environment, so please follow our code of conduct:

Location ANZ Centre Melbourne 833 Collins St · Docklands