CyberCX welcomes the Australian Government’s Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030   

Exclusive Invitation

Exclusive Invitation

CyberXCHANGE is a collaborative event that will bring together local, national and international industry leaders for a day of insights, discussion, and networking, focusing on cyber operations, detection, and crisis response, to reveal the positive actions we can take to secure both our interests and our communities.

This invitation includes in-person presentations, lunch, afternoon tea, networking drinks and canapés.


Friday 3rd March 2023, Adelaide Oval


Tuesday 7th March 2023, Crown Melbourne


Friday 10th March 2023, Sofitel Darling Harbour


Time Topic Speaker
 9.30am Registration and morning tea
10.15am Welcome John Paitaridis (JP), CEO, CyberCX
10.30am Comfort in chaos – Building cyber acumen in senior decision makers Alex Heidenreich, Executive Director (SA & NT), CyberCX
11.00am Moving fast and staying secure in the cloud Dean Lawrence, Security Partnerships Lead (APJ), AWS
11.20am Managing cyber risk through macro economic trends Sean Duca, Vice President and Chief Security Officer (JAPAC), Palo Alto Networks
11.40am Black swans and pink flamingos: Australia’s cyber threat future Katherine Mansted, Director Cyber Intelligence and Public Policy at CyberCX and Senior Fellow at ANU’s National Security College
12.20pm Lunch
1.20pm Dissecting the heart of an intrusion:  Trends in the APJ threat landscape Jai Minton, Senior Intrusion Researcher, CrowdStrike (ADL); Sen Phillip, Security Solution Architect, CrowdStrike (MEL & SYD)
1.40pm Digital risk unveiled: It’s more than just cyber risk Jason Atkins, Security Solutions Engineer, Netskope
2.00pm Customer CISO panel interview Moderated by: Chris Filz (ADL)/Anneliese McDowell (MEL)/Shameela Gonzalez (SYD)
2.40pm Talking to the enemy: the necessary evil of engaging with threat actors  Nick Klein, Executive Director, Digital Forensics and Incident Response, CyberCX
3.10pm Afternoon tea
3.40pm You already have the answers Robert Burns, Regional Sales Manager, Splunk (ADL); Stuart McKay, Manager Security Ops Centre Operations, CyberCX (MEL & SYD)
4.00pm Cyber survival strategies Scott Hesford, Director of Solutions Engineering (APJ), BeyondTrust 
4.20pm A brief history of cyber-everything: Where we are, how we got here, and where we’re going Adam Boileau, Executive Director, STA NZ at CyberCX and co-host of Risky Business podcast
5.00pm Prize draw and close followed by networking drinks and canapés

Just a few of our speakers..

Adam Boileau (a.k.a Metlstorm) leads CyberCX’ s Security Testing and Assurance team in New Zealand, with over twenty years experience in the infosec industry. Outside of that Adam is known as the co-host of infosec news podcast Risky Business, and as the frontman of Kiwicon, the NZ hacker conference.

Katherine Mansted is the Director of Cyber Intelligence and Public Policy at CyberCX and a Senior Fellow at the Australian National University’s National Security College. Her work has been featured in Foreign Affairs, The Strategist, The Australian and on the ABC, and she has testified before parliamentary committees including the Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security.

Nick Klein leads the digital forensics and incident response practice (DFIR) at CyberCX and has over twenty years of experience in cyber security, specialising in breach response, digital forensic investigations and expert evidence in legal proceedings. His team has led the investigation and response for some of Australia’s most high-profile cyber breaches.

Alex Heidenreich is the Executive Director (SA & NT) at CyberCX. As a former commander in the Australian Special Air Service Regiment (SASR), Alex was intimately involved in the planning and conduct of special missions in Afghanistan and Timor-Leste over the course of the last decade. As a technical warfighter, Alex gained unique insights into the existential challenge of combating complex, adaptive threat actors spanning both the battlefield and the cyber-domain.

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