Tesserent at AISA National Conference 2017
During the week, Tesserent sponsored Australia’s premier cyber security event, AISA National Conference 2017. The conference’s theme was ‘Collaboration’ and delegates participated in a range of forums and presentations from experts and thought leaders from the cyber security industry.
Tesserent exhibited alongside leading global security companies such as our partner Palo Alto Networks, RSA, IBM, Checkpoint and Telstra.
Cyber security researchers and white hat hackers Dr. Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek presented their views on the security challenges inherent in the Internet of Things, notably autonomous vehicles. Dr Miller and Valasek made headlines recently when they exposed serious security flaws in modern cars with their remote compromise of a 2014 Jeep Cherokee.
On the national security front, former Assistant US Attorney Christopher Painter presented reasons why internationally agreed attribution and consequences are critical in the world of cyber attacks. Painter noted “In the nation state realm we don’t really do consequences very well. My worry with that is if you don’t take action, swift action, you create an expectation, a norm, that whenever that bad action is done it’s acceptable,”
On the exhibition floor, there was particular interest in Tesserent’s SIEMplicity solution and our security consulting services including hackability assessments and security awareness training. Organisations are recognising that the human factor is critical in their approach to maintaining secure networks and protecting valuable company data.