5 April, 2022 | Sydney, Australia

Risk, Visibility & Protection in a Distributed World

120 leading CISOs & CSOs from NSW enterprise and government organisations in a day of private peer networking and fact-based based insights on building digital resilience and enabling organisational agility.

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Our organisations, workforce and customers have been heavily disrupted in 2020

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Harness the collective intelligence of the world’s foremost thought leaders to learn best practices and be inspired.

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CISO & VP, Enterprise Cyber Security at PayPal

Assaf Keren

CISO & VP, Enterprise Cyber Security at PayPal


Assaf is the head of the Enterprise Cyber Security organization in PayPal, in charge of delivery of PayPal’s security strategy by designing, building, and operating security products and services.

Assaf has been working in the security field for the last 19 years and has been an entrepreneur, vendor, operator, and leader in large corporations.

Futurologist | Author | Professor | Board Director | Chief Scientist

Rocky Scopelliti

Futurologist | Author | Professor | Board Director | Chief Scientist


Rocky Scopelliti is a world-renowned futurologist. His pioneering behavioural economics research on the confluence of demographic change associated with Millennials, and digital technology, have influenced the way we think about our social, cultural, economic and technological future.

His new Australian-first book just released Australia 2030! Where the bloody hell are we?, is a fascinating window into Australian professionals sentiment about the decade ahead, based on a major study conducted before and during the eye of the COVID-19 storm. His other book ‘Youthquake 4.0 – A Whole Generation and The New Industrial Revolution’ has now being translated into Vietnamese, Korean, Indonesian and Chinese languages.

As a media commentator, his unique insights have featured on SKY Business News, The Australian Financial Review, ABC Radio National, The Economist, Forbes and Bloomberg. As an international keynote speaker, his presentations have captivated audiences across Asia Pacific, the USA and Europe including Mobile World Congress. As a thought-leader, over 150 boards and leadership teams, including Fortune 100 corporations, each year seek his advice on strategy.

In an executive capacity, he is a member of the Optus Business Leadership team as the Director, Centre for Industry 4.0 where he leads the specialist team creating world-class thought-leadership and innovation on the 4th Industrial Revolution.

In a non-executive capacity, he is an Adjunct Professor Industry at the University of Technology Business School, a director on the board of Community First Credit Union, on the advisory board for REST Super and Wake by Reach and former member of the Australian Payments Council.

Educated in Australia and trained in the USA at Sydney and Stanford Universities respectively, he has a Graduate Diploma in Corporate Management and an MBA. He is also a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

CEO at NOBL Collective (USA)

Lucy Chung

CEO at NOBL Collective (USA)


Lucy is the Co-Founder and CEO of NOBL, a culture change organizational design firm. She believes in building legendary cultures and helps her clients operationalize their wildest ambitions.

She embodies a bias-to-action, using her experience in operations, human resources, and organizational strategy to drive meaningful and lasting change.

Previously, she was a VP at the fashion house Rag & Bone, an advisor to the global digital studio ustwo, and partner at Undercurrent, a leading digital consultancy.

Chairman and Senior Research Scientist at MIT CISR

Peter Weill

Chairman and Senior Research Scientist at MIT CISR


Peter Weill’s work centers on the role, value, and governance of digitization in enterprises. Weill joined the MIT Sloan faculty in 2000 to become director of MIT Sloan’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). MIT CISR is funded by approximately 100 corporate sponsors and patrons, and undertakes practical research on how firms generate business value from Information Technology (IT). As chair, Weill focuses on globalizing the center’s research and delivery. In 2008, Ziff Davis recognized Weill as #24 of The Top 100 Most Influential People in IT, the highest-ranked academic. In Dec 2019, his 2015 MIT SMR article Thriving in an Increasingly Digital Era was recognized as one of The Best 10 SMR Articles in the 2010s.

Peter has worked on digitization issues with the Executive Committees and Boards of more than 40 companies globally. He conducts workshops for key conferences, including the CEO Summits for Microsoft, IBM, and SAP, and the International Monetary Conference.

Connecting the Region’s
Top IT Security Leaders

Security Edge is an invitation-only conference that brings together technology executives from the region’s most influential Enterprise and Government organisations, including:

Security Edge gathers leading Security and Risk stakeholders for an interactive day.

Hear from the experts, draw upon the collective intelligence of our region’s top CISOs, and learn the next steps from others on similar journeys.

With complete health and safety compliance, we are finally able to meet again face-to-face to share war stories, validate and compare lockdown and distributed workforce strategies.

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Why you should be here

Peer Introductions

Increase your own ability via a network of trusted connections by meeting with expert stakeholders and calibre peers. Every delegate must qualify to join the community.

Personalised Agenda

Self select your path through your choice of keynotes, panels, roundtables and workshops, perfectly aligning our content with your tactical and strategic needs.

Practical Insights

Global speakers ahead of you on the journey equip you with their learned experience, giving you the competence and tools you need.

Debating Critical Themes

01 Global VP of Enterprise Cyber Security at PayPal

Exclusive Q&A with Assaf Keren on “Architecting the Safety and Security of Customer Data” where we’ll explore zero trust architectures, privacy and balancing GRC, and ensuring customer protection.

02 Alastair MacGibbon with Optimism in the Face of Existential Threat

The government reshaping the regulatory landscape to make it fit for purpose, boards and execs improving their understanding of cyber risk and resilience, and more appetite for meaningful collaboration across the public and private sectors.

03 MIT’s 4 Pathways to Transformation and Future Ready Security

Enable innovation and implement the right digital foundations for an unpredictable world via MIT research on what Boards, ExCos and Digital leaders of 1000 enterprises are planning.

04 How to Create and Retain a High Performing Team?

Facing fatigue and retention challenges, leaders need to create and foster great teams if they’re going to achieve their goals. But what actually makes for a high-performance and retention?

05 Top 5 Security Trends

What CISOs need to be aware of with Ben de Bont, CISO at ServiceNow

06 Risk, Visibility & Protection in a Distributed World

Is the organisation thinking deeply and building the right culture of risk? Does security have the right level of visibility in the org? Making sure security is baked in and not an afterthought.

Security Edge gave me new insights into how to tackle alignment with our business strategy and practical steps to drive our cyber security program forwards.” Chief Enterprise Architect,
Fonterra Australia
ADAPT gives me the practice advice and tools I need to learn and take back to my organisation to guide our information, digital transformation and security strategies." Head of Security & Infrastructure,
A great event showcasing Australian-derived research data that I can use to make strategy and business-related decisions." Associate Director, Cloud Infrastructure & SecOps,
University of New England

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