Cyber and Information Security Considerations for Research

Course description

Please join us for a presentation from Karl Sellmann, Chief Information Security Officer, and Isobel Walter-Smith, Senior Information Security Audit & Risk Specialist, who will discuss:

  • Recent trends in cyber threat activity in Australia and, in particular, Higher Education
  • The focus required in attaining, reviewing, holding and managing personal data and how we can protect it 
  • Cybersecurity awareness training to staff
  • Regulatory and legislative obligations related to cyber security, including national critical infrastructure obligations
  • Risk management plans
    - What questions to answer on data
    - How to handle sensitive data 
    - When to engage security 
  • Security plans for individual research projects—what are they and what do they include
    - Security compliance and auditing activities 
  • Your own personal security
    - Your devices
    - When you travel
    - Social media
    - Email
This session will be run via MS Teams. A link will be sent to you via calendar invitation prior to the session. 

Please email if you have any questions. 

Type of course

Information session

Upcoming events

Thursday, 7th November 2024

Time: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Location: Web conference

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