Sam Mackay

Sam Mackay

Director Security Operations
Department of Customer Service

From defending highly sensitive military networks and systems in international war zones to managing technology and cyber risk in corporate environments; Sam is a highly motivated security leader focused on protecting organisational information, data and networks against the actions of cyber threats, adversaries and malicious actors. His experiences are built on time in the Australian Defence Force, with Westpac Banking Corporation and now the Department of Customer Service. He holds undergraduate, postgraduate degrees and numerous certifications in cyber security and is currently pursing doctoral research in cyber threat intelligence.

Appearing at
FST Gov Australia 2021
3 November 2022
  • National Convention Centre Canberra
While the COVID-19 pandemic and persisting ramifications of the Victoria bushfires forced the Australian Government to deliver a swift pivot to digital for citizens to access information, support and solutions about their lives and livelihoods, it was an opportunity to...
FST Gov Australia 2021
11 November - 12 November 2021
  • Virtual Conference
The front face eGovernment was on full display during Australia’s ‘year of crises’, as citizens in lockdown reflexively sought out digital services for information, support, and solutions to maintain lives and livelihoods. While the Australian Government did, in large part,...