02:50 PM - 03:30 PM

Thursday 25th May

Cyber Security Defence Preparation for High Profile International Events

John Harrison

Brisbane City Council

John is a computer scientist and an enterprise ICT strategist.  He is currently a member of the ICT Risk, Security & Compliance Unit at Brisbane City Council.  Before that, John was a system architect for a Silicon Valley company that developed advertising networks.  He also led the development of an information system reengineering product for Oracle Corporation, and served as an ICT consultant to the Las Vegas casino gaming industry.  He has lectured and conducted research in computer science at several universities.  John holds a PhD in Computer Science from Arizona State University (USA) and has completed some law courses at the University of Queensland.  He is also one of the founding volunteer mentors at Coderdojo Brisbane, which has gently introduced thousands of children to computer programming.