Cyber security is both an urgent and long-term priority – a risk management issue that permeates people, processes, data and technology at all levels of the organisation.

As cybercrime triggers elaborate risks across the industrial, consumer and government landscapes, how executives respond will be crucial to reputation management, stakeholder outcomes, and the viability and success of every organisation.

The Advanced Security Summit equips executives with the latest insights and strategies to protect the modern enterprise, safeguard reputation and mitigate risk.

Why attend?

The Advanced Security Summit provides unique, high-calibre insights for senior security executives from across Australia, including Chief Information Security Officers, CIOs, CTOs, Chief Data Officers, Chief Risk officers, Chief Digital Officers, IT Directors and more.

This strategic event is your guide to the changes, challenges and opportunities of securing business and government in 2017.

  • Uncover  what it takes to be a secure powerhouse in a changing world
  • Learn how new paradigms are altering security risks, processes and technologies
  • Be Inspired  by the most distinguished local and international security masterminds
  • Discuss  the latest trends, regulations and innovations impacting security stakeholders
  • Acquire  actionable insights on security management, leadership and strategy
  • Network  in the ideal professional environment with senior security leaders
  • Determine   what the future holds for the security of enterprises and governments

Gain access

// 2 Powerful days
// Executive learning agenda
// 35+ industry speakers
//150+ executives
// 5 Star networking environment


Christian Karam
Global Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence
Chalee Vorakulpipat
Head of Cybersecurity Laboratory
National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (THA)
Georges De Moura
Head of Technology Security, Risk and Compliance
Etihad Airways (UAE)
Adam Ely
Walmart Global eCommerce (USA)
Hank Opdam
Chief Information Security Officer
Star Entertainment Group
Angela Coble
Director Information Technology
Johnson & Johnson Medical
Brendan Smith
Chief Information Security Officer
Catherine Buhler
Chief Information Security Officer
BlueScope Steel
Berin Lautenbach
Acting Chief Information Security Officer
Stuart Mort
Director of Cyber Security
Grae Meyer-Gleaves
General Manager Security
Allianz Australia
Dr Tobias Feakin
Ambassador for Cyber Affairs
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Martin Holzworth
Chief Information Security Officer
Super Retail Group
Ian Gibson
Chief Information Officer
Superchoice Services
Daniella Traino
Business Leader – Cyber Security
Andre Bertrand
Chairman and Host
Steven Cvetkovic
Chief Information Security Officer
Swinburne University of Technology


  • Threats on the Horizon: Navigating the Cyber Security Outlook
  • High Stakes, High Expectations: Boosting Security through Leading-Edge Leadership
  • From Origin to Solution: IT at the Crossroads of Cyber Threat and Response
  • The Best of Both Worlds: Advancing Security, Empowering Innovation
  • From Risk to Resilience: Cyber Security Governance in an Age of Change
  • A Threat Detected is a Crisis Averted: Updating and Maintaining Cyber Security Strategy
  • From Essentials to Potentials: Preparing for the Future of Cyber Security


Being a sponsor of The Advanced Security Summit actively works for you before, during and after the event, increasing your credibility in the minds of senior security decision-makers.

As a sponsor, you will benefit from suitable target market exposure and direct interaction with leading Security, IT, Data and Risk executives. Enhance your market visibility, put your CEO on the programme and gain dedicated face-to-face time with an influential audience at this exciting event.

Delivered by senior security leaders, for senior security leaders, The Advanced Security Summit offers a powerful business agenda within an effective networking environment.

Angel Gomez – Commercial Manager
Tel: 02 8090 4363
Email: angelg@cmgroup.com.au


Pullman Sydney Hyde Park
36 College St, Sydney NSW 2010, Australia.

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Packages Early Bird Price (ends 2 June) Standard Price (from 3 June)
Security Professional: 1 Delegate $1995 Inc. GST $2495 Inc. GST
Security Professional: 4 Delegates (Includes 1 Free) $5985 Inc. GST $7485 Inc. GST
Service Provider* (Limit – 1 delegate) $3995 Inc. GST $3995 Inc. GST

* This option is for service providers to security executives. Service providers may only have one representative at the event and must submit an online application for internal review.

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  • Terms & Conditions

    Connect Events is part of Connect Media Group Pty Ltd

    Delegate Package:

    Delegate Pass includes access to all sessions, refreshment breaks, networking lunches, networking drinks reception, and access to speaker presentations. Please note: not all speakers choose to provide presentation papers. One delegate pass is entry for one person only, passes cannot be shared. Organiser’s reserve the right to deny entry to anyone not registered.

    Payment & Discounts:

    Payment of invoice is due within 7 days of registration. A 3% surcharge is payable for all credit card transactions. Only one promotional discount code can be applied per registrant. All prices quoted are inclusive of GST. Payment in full is required by the first day of the event. Please note: Registrations made within 7 days of the event can only be paid via credit card.

    Organiser’s Rights:

    Connect Media Group endeavours to ensure the conference programme and speaker line-up is correct at the time of the event. All advertised details are correct at time of publishing. Due to unforeseen circumstances Connect Media Group reserves the right to alter the programme prior to the event without notice. We also reserve the right to cancel or postpone this event when full refunds will be issued. Connect Media Group reserves the right to deny access to any individual that engages in or is alleged to engage in practices that are considered unprofessional and inappropriate for a business conference. We reserve the right to deny access to delegates that may affect the client / vendor ratio of attendance in favour of the interests of sponsors and commercial partners of the event.

    Photography and Video

    Connect Media Group may take photographs and/or video of the event you are attending and in doing so your image may be included in the photographs and videos reproduced and distributed by Connect Media Group in any medium to any part of the world.  By attending the event you irrevocably agree to submit your image for reproduction by Connect Media Group in distributing marketing material and/or video footage of the events. Should a delegate not agree to the above image release, they must advise team@cmgroup.com.au

    Cancellation Policy:
    A substitute delegate is welcome at any time provided the request is made in writing. A full refund less a $250 (GST Inclusive) processing fee is applicable on cancellation requests made in writing within 10 days of registration. No refunds are available for cancellations made more than 10 days after registration.

    Full payment is required within 7 days of registration – if payment is not received in this time and cancellation is requested more than 10 days after registration – payment is to be honoured.

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  • FAQ

    What’s included in my delegate pass?
    A Delegate Pass includes access to all sessions, refreshment breaks, networking lunches, networking drinks reception, and access to provided speaker presentations.

    Is there a group booking discount?
    Yes – when you book 3 delegates a 4th attends for free. The group booking discount will be calculated by reducing the individual cost of each pass by deducting the free pass from the total booking amount. If you have any questions about how group bookings work, please contact team@cmgroup.com.au

    Can I transfer my pass?
    A delegate pass is entry for one person only, passes cannot be shared. A substitute delegate is welcome at any time prior to the event, provided the request is made in writing to team@cmgroup.com.au

    How do I receive my delegate pass?
    Following the completion of your registration and payment, you will receive an email confirmation. We will contact you via email one week before the event to provide final information regarding your participation. Delegate badges and all event material will be provided upon arrival at the event – nothing will be sent in the post.

    Is media registration available?
    No, this is a closed and confidential event. Media registrations are not available.

    Cancellation Policy
    A full refund less a $250 (GST Inclusive) processing fee is applicable on cancellation requests made in writing within 10 days of registration. No refunds are available for cancellations made more than 10 days after registration.

    Will there be a delegate list available?
    No, Connect Events does not provide delegate lists to attendees.