Government Departments meet to Discuss Cyber Crime Strategies

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Australia’s increasing reliance on online and cloud computing have forced government departments to tighten the nation’s cyber security. The Cyber Security for Government 2011 event, to be held on the 25-26th October in Sydney, thus gathers key departments from the public sector to discuss their strategies to mitigate cyber crime.

For more information about the event, exclusive interviews with speakers, please visit www.Cyber-Security-Conference.com.au, call (02) 9229 1000 or email enquire@iqpc.com.au.

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Government Departments meet to Discuss Cyber Crime Strategies

  1. 1. MEDIA RELEASE Government Departments meet to Discuss Cyber Crime StrategiesSydney, Australia (7th July 2011) - Australia’s increasing reliance on onlineand cloud computing have forced government departments to tighten thenation’s cyber security. The Cyber Security for Government 2011 event, to beheld on the 25-26th October in Sydney, thus gathers key departments from thepublic sector to discuss their strategies to mitigate cyber crime.Dr. Robyn Torok from the Centre of Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism, and a key speaker at the event, said that the event comes at a timewhen the actors in cyber space are increasingly blurred. She notes that thegovernment has a significant role in protecting the nation’s digitalinfrastructure and information.“Government departments not only have a responsibility for their own digitalinfrastructures, but they also need to provide adequate support for [the]private industry to ensure that private networks and infrastructures aresecure,” said Dr. Robyn Torok.The Cyber Security for Government 2011 also features representatives fromthe United States – long seen as the leader in this field. Mary Edwards, theDirector of the National Cyber Security Division from the Department ofHomeland Security; and Paul de Souza, founder of the Cyber Security ForumInitiative, are both keynote speakers who will present practical strategies tocombat cyber terrorism at the event..As Australia transitions into a digital economy, the two day conference willdeal with the challenges government departments face, including mitigatingcyber crime, building a secure culture in the workplace and how governmentdepartments can improve their online management systems.For more information about the event, exclusive interviews with speakers,please visit www.Cyber-Security-Conference.com.au, call (02) 9229 1000 oremail enquire@iqpc.com.au.Media ContactArthur ChanOnline Communications ManagerIQPCPhone: (02) 9229 1092Email: Arthur.Chan@iqpc.com.au

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