26 February 2019

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Academy Xi, Level 3, 45 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Event Details

According to IBM, there are 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created each day. With that, 90% of all data that currently exists has only been created in the last two years!

As such, the need for data security has surged at an exponential rate. Both businesses and governments are pouring resources into cybersecurity — the techniques of how we can keep our data safer and away from the wrong hands.

What is cybersecurity, what opportunities exist in this field?

At our panel, our expert cybersecurity panelists will explore:

  • What are the different roles available in cybersecurity?
  • Why we need a breadth of roles in the field?
  • Why all roles in cybersecurity are not technical
  • How can you transition into a career in cybersecurity


Scott Fletcher

Solutions Architect and Security Researcher at RedShield Security

Scott Fletcher is a Solutions Architect and Security Researcher at RedShield Security. Scott’s background includes Penetration Testing, Software Development, and Security Consulting. Previously he was Principal Consultant at Aura Information Security and worked for a number of enterprise and financial services organisations.

Luke Bampton

Application Security Specialist at SecurePay

Luke Bampton is an Application Security Specialist at SecurePay - a subsidiary of Australia Post. Luke started his career in Cyber Security in 2017, having previously held Customer Service, and Application Support roles within SecurePay.

By day, Luke spends his time buried in F5’s, gleaning insights from Splunk, and more generally keeping a watchful eye over SecurePay’s technology stack. By night, however, Luke enjoys time spent with his wife watching Netflix’s latest offerings or upholding the honour of the horde on Azeroth. Luke holds a Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems, with majors in System Development and Security, from Monash University, Australia.

Jacqui Loustau

Founder of the Australian Women in Security Network.

Jacqui is the founder of the Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN) which aims to connect, support and inspire more people, in particular, women to pursue a career in security.

Jacqui holds a Bachelor of Information Systems and is CISM and CISSP certified.

Jacqui started her career working in PC support, helpdesk’s and as an unix administrator before moving to Europe and into a career in cybersecurity. She worked as a consultant on various high profile projects within the European Commission, UK government, NHS and financial sector.

She has 17 years international experience in a range of technologies and practical experience across multiple security domains within different industry sectors.

Jacqui is currently the Joint Head of Security Influence and Policy at ANZ where she is tackling the human side of security.

Cameron Perry

Director, Client Services at Karissa Breen Industries

After a decade inside the tech industry, Cam joined an executive search firm and soon found himself focusing on security and running the tech division of the company. After a few years, he set-up his own business in executive search for security, working with global tier-1 clients across the region. Looking at how digital technology was changing the world, he fully embraced bleeding edge digital marketing to help grow his business and fell in love with what it could do.

Moving in similar security circles, he fortuitously met his business partner in 2017, and they instantly saw eye-to-eye on a tonne of areas in terms of both security and digital marketing. In a whirlwind of activity and sleepless nights, they forged a host of organisations in, on, and around security, helping businesses engage with people. With a popular blog, podcasts, and strong social following, they have become somewhat of a hub for the industry.

Jarrod Loidl

Senior Security Solutions Engineer for Rapid7

Jarrod has a cybersecurity career spanning two decades. He has worked in a diverse range of roles from security engineering and operations, to architecture and design, penetration testing, consulting and even been a CISO. He has worked for a number of blue chip organisations including Telstra, ANZ, NAB, Dimension Data, Ernst & Young and more. He holds a number of qualifications including a Bachelor of Computing, Masters of Business Administration, CISSP, CISM, CRISC and many more. He is currently employed as a Senior Security Solutions Engineer for Rapid7.

Outside of work, Jarrod is actively involved in the powerlifting scene. When not competing, lifting or helping organise competitions, he enjoys his downtime with his children, reading, Netflix, video games, Magic the Gathering, table top roleplaying games and many other nerdy hobbies.

Dates and fees


26 February 2019

6:00 pm ~ 8:00 pm



Academy Xi,
Level 3,
45 Exhibition St,
Melbourne VIC 3000

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