Now in an era of evolving AI and data analytics capability, companies are grappling with how they can continue to innovate with their data within the context of this heightened privacy and data protection landscape.
With the risks to businesses both financial and reputational evident - businesses are asking the question “not can we - but should we?”
The Data Privacy & Protection conference will give you practical steps to go beyond compliance to manage privacy, risk and data governance effectively.
Attend to hear insights on how to
- Understand the evolving digital ethics, trust & privacy landscape
- Map your data & identify the risks
- Build & implement a robust data governance framework
- Drive accountability & awareness across the business
- Get executive buy-in to strategic privacy & data protection programs
- Determine metrics to demonstrate framework success
- Create a plan to effectively prevent & respond to a breach
Who will attend?
Public & Private sector professionals with responsibilities for:
- Data Protection
- Information Security
- Data Governance
- Data & Information Management
- Data Analytics & Insights
- Risk & Compliance
Attend to learn:
- Manage data risks & breach response
- Adapt to the evolving privacy landscape
- Implement best practice data governance
- Drive awareness & ownership across the business
Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC)
Rachel Dixon is the Privacy and Data Protection Deputy Commissioner at the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC). Rachel is among the most prominent Australian experts on technology and culture. Her professional background encompasses IT and telecommunications, privacy, identity, and security, along with more esoteric work in film, television and new media production.
In former lives Rachel headed the Australian Government’s digital identity initiative (as Head of Identity at the Digital Transformation Office). She has also has worked for Suncorp as Executive Program Manager for Business Transformation, where she oversaw consolidation of 17 legacy data stores into a new big data platform. For more than five years she was COO at Viocorp, where she developed advanced media and advertising platforms. Prior to that she was a senior executive at Seattle-based thePlatform for Media, delivering and supporting major platforms for online and mobile for Telstra and News Corporation, and before that was General Manager at Massive Interactive, where she led a development and design team on state-of-the art systems for the Airbus A380, among other projects.
Rachel has also been a Director of the Australian Centre for Advanced Computing and Communications, Deputy Chair at Choice (the Australian Consumers Association), and Director of several small software companies. In 1998 she co-founded FIBRE, a telecommunications company servicing the Motion Picture Post Production and VFX industry. She is a past Director and Chair of several other media, software and telecommunications companies and a former senior executive with Film Australia and Film Victoria. She has produced and executive produced several hundred film and television projects, many of which won major awards.
Rachel has also delivered many keynotes on technology, privacy, and artificial intelligence and is particularly interested in the impacts of culture upon technology and vice-versa.
University of New South Wales
Kate Carruthers is Chief Data & Analytics Officer for UNSW Sydney, and is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science & Engineering. She is a Certified Information Security Manager and is currently undertaking postgraduate studies in cybersecurity. Kate has extensive experience in senior roles in ICT, marketing, data and digital; and is a member of the NSW Government’s Data Analytics Centre Advisory Board.
She is co-founder of several startups, including IoTM, and currently advises a number of startups.
Stephen Bolinger is the Chief Privacy Officer of Cochlear, a global medical device manufacturer. Stephen’s technology career spans three continents and more than two decades, with the last twelve years devoted to privacy and data protection matters. He has held key roles in large enterprises, including nine years at Microsoft, as well as start-ups as small as seven employees. Stephen is admitted to practice law in the U.S. states of California and Washington, holds an LLM in Computer and Communications Law from Queen Mary University of London, and is recognised as a Fellow of Information Privacy with the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
He is a highly passionate and motivated Information Technology professional with strong business acumen and deep understanding of core IT principles across multiple disciplines.
His career spans two decades and as has been primarily focused on the Information Security aspect of Information Technology.
His experience ranges from some of the most simplistic systems and management, to some of the most complex. From low level technical engineering through to business leadership.
BlackBerry is a mobile-native software and services company dedicated to securing the Enterprise of Things. BlackBerry Secure software provides the embedded intelligence for the Enterprise of Things so that the Internet of Things can thrive.
Today’s BlackBerry is a software company with a standard of security for managing the network of mobile and wearable devices, desktops and laptops, and other endpoints within enterprises. In addition to developing and providing applications, our BlackBerry Secure platform enables enterprises and independent developers to create applications for smartphones, medical devices, connected cars, consumer appliances and industrial machinery, and much more. The result is a secure Enterprise of Things where enterprise customers can transform their organisations for 360-degree secure mobility and have complete confidence in their endpoint management. BlackBerry Secure applications are showing up in every industry where secure mobile communications are critical.
Prevents hackers from penetrating devices and computers.
Enables automakers to build smarter, secure connected cars.
Provides intelligence for secure supply chain communications.
Ensures patient confidentiality in healthcare.
Safeguards assets in the financial industry.
Manages crisis communications between and among government agencies and forces.
BlackBerry holds 80+ security certifications. We hold the top position in all six categories of Gartner’s high-security mobility management study. We are ranked among the top 10% of all cybersecurity providers. All G7 governments and 15 of G20 are BlackBerry customers. BlackBerry Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) software is the most widely-deployed among Fortune 500 companies.
For more information, visit www.BlackBerry.com
Varonis is a pioneer in data security and analytics, fighting a different battle than conventional cybersecurity companies. Varonis focuses on protecting enterprise data: sensitive files and emails; confidential customer, patient and employee data; financial records; strategic and product plans; and other intellectual property.
The Varonis Data Security Platform detects insider threats and cyberattacks by analyzing data, account activity and user behavior; prevents and limits disaster by locking down sensitive and stale data; and efficiently sustains a secure state with automation. With a focus on data security, Varonis serves a variety of use cases including governance, compliance, classification, and threat analytics.
Varonis started operations in 2005 and, as of March 31, 2018, had approximately 6,000 customers worldwide — comprised of industry leaders in many sectors including financial services, healthcare, public, industrial, insurance, energy and utilities, consumer and retail, education, media and entertainment and technology.
OneTrust is the global leader in privacy management and marketing compliance software. More than 1,500 customers, including 200 of the Global 2,000, use OneTrust to comply with global data privacy regulations across sectors and jurisdictions, including the EU GDPR, ePrivacy (Cookie Law) and California Consumer Privacy Act. An additional 10,000 organisations use OneTrust’s technology through a partnership with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the world’s largest global information privacy community. The comprehensive platform is based on a combination of intelligent scanning, regulator guidance-based questionnaires, automated workflows and developer plugins used together to automatically generate the record keeping required for an organisation to demonstrate compliance to regulators and auditors. The platform is enriched with content from hundreds of templates based on the world-class privacy research conducted by our 300+ in-house certified privacy professionals.
The software, available in 50+ languages, is backed by 27 awarded patents and can be deployed in an EU cloud or on-premise.
OneTrust is co-headquartered in Atlanta, GA and in London, UK, with additional offices in Bangalore, Melbourne, Munich and Hong Kong. The fast-growing team of privacy and technology experts surpasses 500 employees worldwide. To learn more, visit OneTrust.com.
What People Are Saying
“This conference was informative and invaluable. It opened our minds to the importance of privacy and data protection, and the value of compliance in our business, for our customers. Was a great way to get us started on our journey to compliance.”Past Data Privacy & Protection 2018 conference attendee
“The best conference I have attended. Relevant, presenters with skills and experience who really know what they are talking about and can present it in an interesting format.”Past Data Privacy & Protection 2018 conference attendee
“A great well organised conference on emerging issues in the field of privacy and data governance. Great expert speakers provided practical guidance to common issues in management of data.”Past Data Privacy & Protection 2018 conference attendee
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Endorsers & Media Partners
Data Governance Australia
Data Governance Australia (DGA) is a not-for-profit industry association established to promote the responsible collection, storage, management and use of data to enable Australian organisations innovate, improve productivity and gain a competitive edge while reducing data-related risk. DGA assists organisations with building trust amongst consumers that their data can deliver improved products and services while respecting their privacy and dignity.
DGA appeals to all organisations that hold and use data – and, in particular, Chief Data Officers, Chief Privacy Officers, Chief Risk Officers, General Counsel, Compliance Officers, Cybersecurity leaders and the like. However, it is equally important that Non-Executive Directors, CEOs and other C-suite executives are across data issues as these increasingly impact every facet of business.
Image & Data Manager (IDM) is a dedicated magazine and Web site covering collaboration and information management for Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. It offers expert insight, case studies and essential updates on topics such as:
• imaging & workflow
• email and instant messaging
• enterprise content management
• document & records management
• network storage and archiving
• knowledge management
• compliance & ediscovery