Event Date / Time: 09th July 2019 – 5:30pm to 8:00pm (AEST)


Part 1: International Scenario


By understanding the threats, one can manage risk effectively.

In Cyber the threats are real, the attackers motivated.  Something needs to stands between them and your organization’s data:  you and your security teams, with the insight, perspective, and tools to take action.  Join Verizon Australia share insights from the Data Breach Investigations Report 2019.


Part 2: Victorian Case Study


There are only three things certain in life: death, taxes and cyber incidents.  Cyber incidents are inevitable for all organisations that rely on digital systems and services. This session will discuss the creation of the Victorian Government Cyber Incident Response Service to support government in reducing the scope impact and severity of cyber incidents. Since its establishment in July 2018, the service has responded to more than 250 cyber incidents involving government organisations, including several major data breaches with state-wide and national implications.  The session will feature practical case studies to highlight the modern realities and challenges of managing major cyber incidents.


CPE Hours

1.5 hours, based on the assumption you have signed the attendance sheet when attending


Registration and Admittance

  • Due to our sponsoring partner’s facilities, access requirements and for catering purposes, we request that you register for this event to ensure you are able to attend.
  • Registration to this session is open and free of charge to all current and prospective ISACA members.
  • If you registering please do attend, this is very important for the Chapter and the Sponsors.
  • A registration door prize will be drawn from the list of duly registered attendees



  • 5.30pm – Registration and session sign-in – required to receive applicable CPE credits
  • 6:00pm – START – Welcome, Introductions, Agenda
  • 6:05pm – Monthly PD Session, Questions & Answers
  • 6:50pm – The Soapbox – Chapter Updates, Announcements and Issues of interest to members
  • 7:00pm – 15min Topic presentation
  • 7:15pm – Networking opportunity – drinks and finger food to be served
  • 8.00pm – Event Ends

About the Speaker

David Cullen



David Cullen is the Principal Advisor on Cyber Incidents and Emergency Management at Victoria’s Department of Premier and Cabinet, where he leads Victoria’s response to major cyber incidents via the Victorian Government Cyber Incident Response Service, which he launched in July 2018. David has a background in law enforcement and national security intelligence and holds a Masters of Public Policy and Management.