MNSI Public Lectures
About This Show
A series of public lectures from thought leaders and experts around connectivity, technology, futurism and other topics facing the networked society. Presented by the Melbourne Networked Society Institute at the University of Melbourne.
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Cyber security: Is Australia ready? by Melissa Hathaway
We love our technology. It is convenient, entertaining, and in many instances it makes life easier. But how often do you stop to think about the security implications of your online sharing and connectivity?
Melissa Hathaway delivered this talk at the University of Melbourne in February 2016. Hathaway is a leading expert in cyberspace policy and cybersecurity who advised both the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations. She was invited to speak as a guest of CISCO and the Melbourne Networked Society Institute.
The Internet supports the development of economic growth, drives innovation and the delivery of services. However, as connectivity has increased so to have security risks. In this public lecture, Melissa Hathaway discusses the need for cyber security and how Australia is placed to respond to this challenge.
For more information and links to the references made in this talk, visit http://networkedsociety.unimelb.edu.au/news/cybersecurity-is-australia-ready