Future of Security, Melbourne 2021

25 November 9:00 am - 26 November 3:55 pm

Virtual Conference
  • Days

The Future of Security Melbourne Virtual Conference is the must-attend event for security leaders from the financial services sector. Join 200+ of your peers this November (25-26 Nov) as we discuss, debate and determine the future of the industry and equip you with the tools you need to face the latest challenges, opportunities and threats.

Featuring industry experts and leading technologists from across Australia & overseas, this 2-day virtual conference will provide you with the knowledge and tools to tackle the increasingly sophisticated cyber security landscape.

Featured sessions include:

Security Leaders’ Panel: Judo Bank, Cover-More Insurance

  • Building digital trust in a hyper-connected service economy
  • How are emerging technologies reshaping cyber security risks and controls?
  • Taking a proactive approach to strengthen enterprise cyber defences
  • Communicating risk effectively in an increasingly dynamic threat environment 

Fireside Chat: Making Human Element the Strongest Link in Cyber Security Management (QBE Insurance)

  • What security leaders aren’t paying attention to, and what priorities to focus on
  • Upholding a culture of transparency and accountability in managing cyber risks security operations
  • Choosing the most fit-for-purpose security governance model 

International Keynote: Proactively Managing Cyber Threats with Growing Digital Attack Surfaces (Wells Fargo, HK)

  • Snapshot of the threat landscape over the past year
  • How has infrastructure changed?
  • Defence in depth – threat reduction strategies to reduce exposure

View the full agenda below.

Speaker Highlights:

  • Luis Saiz, Head of Innovation in Security, BBVA (ESP)
  • Catherine Rowe, AusPac Chief Information Security Officer, QBE Insurance
  • Dean Thompson, Tech Area Lead – Cyber Defence, ANZ
  • Amit Lakhani, Global Head of IT & Third Party Risks, Corporate & Institutional Banking, BNP Paribas (UK)
  • Natasha Passley, Executive Manager – Cyber Strategy, Architecture and Consulting, IAG

Scroll down to view our full speaker line-up.


Head of Innovation in Security
AusPac Chief Information Security Officer
QBE Insurance
Tech Area Lead - Cyber Defence
Global Head of IT & Third Party Risks, Corporate & Institutional Banking
BNP Paribas (UK)
Executive Manager – Cyber Strategy, Architecture and Consulting
Former SVP, APAC Regional Information Security Lead
Wells Fargo (HK)
General Manager Risk, Technology, Data and Cyber Security
Judo Bank
Deputy Chair
Australian Information Security Association
Hollard Insurance
General Manager - Information Security
Executive Advisor
Ping Identity
Senior Manager, Product Marketing, Financial Services
Technical Director, ANZ
Security Awareness Advocate
Chief Information Security Officer
Fortinet Australia
Principal Sales Engineer
Research Director, Centre for Cyber Security Research & Innovation (CSRI)
Deakin University
Technology Evangelist APAC
Chief Operating Officer
Recorded Future
Head of Solutions Engineering APJ
Director, Strategic Threat Advisory Group, APJ & EMEA
To participate as a speaker:
Aron Kunaseelan
Chief Operating Officer
T: +61 423 631 461
For sponsorship enquiries:
Brigitte Guerin
Commercial Director
T: +61 417 678 632