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Donald 'Mac' McCarthy

Mac is a 17 year veteran of the IT industry.  He has experience worked for organization ranging in size from 10 to 200,000+ employees.  Mac has been involved in information security for the past 7 years with organizations in the academic, healthcare ands financial sectors.  He currently serves as the Vice President of Operations within myNetWatchman LLC.  myNetWatchman LLC. is a recognized leader in the financial services industry for its timely and accurate anti-fraud intelligence information.

Presentation Title
Business Email Compromise: The New Billion Dollar Problem

Businesses have lost more than a billion dollars globally to email compromise.  Email has made conducting international business no more difficult than conducting business across the street, but this has also brought the globe’s most talented workforce of thieves and fraudsters to your front door. The most effective tool for solving this problem already exists within organizations: business process.  This presentation will explore business email compromise from the inside out and provide leaders and analysts alike with the information needed to develop highly effective countermeasures to one of the world’s largest current information security challenges.


Conference Highlights

New Venue
Don't miss the best cyber security conference in Australia at the Surfers Paradise Marriott, only 150 m from Surfers Paradise beach

Conference MC
Comedian and Mathematician Adam Spencer will host the conference, Gala Dinner and Speed Debate

Career Café
Retreat to the back of the exhibition away from the noise for a real coffee at the AusCERT2016 Career Café and chat with specialist Infosec recruiters