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Aussie cybersecurity mission to RSA

December 18, 2016 / Ray Shaw

Australia’s cyber security capabilities and researchers will be showcased to global players attending the RSA Conference in San Francisco from 13 to 17 February 2017. The mission will enable Australian companies to receive  briefings from key American cybersecurity experts, industry updates, and connections to leading companies with potential business opportunities. Alastair MacGibbon, special adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security, and Craig Davies, the recently appointed chief executive of the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network, will jointly lead the delegation. Nicola Watkinson, Austrade’s Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner for North America, said the US was recognised as the global leader in cybersecurity, with four of the top five cybersecurity vendors headquartered in the US. “The industry is based around technology centres which are mapped out in our recently released Cyber Security US Clusters Report. The US federal government is the ...