July Brisbane Branch meeting wrap

July 2016

The July AISA Brisbane meeting, sponsored by Thales and BDO, featured a presentation from Dr. Junaid Chaudhry on evaluating the efficacy of honeypots. The presentation was well received and contained information from a project he and his students conducted using Modern Honeypot Network architecture.

At the meeting, Brisbane Branch Executive, Lani Refiti, announced that he stepping down to focus on managing BrisSEC, the annual security day in Brisbane. 

Lani has been on the branch committee since 2011 and in the Brisbane branch executive since 2012. Under Lani’s direction the Brisbane branch of AISA instigated annual information security days, BrisSEC, which have been operating since 2015. BrisSEC provides opportunities for local members to present at and attend an event in their home town. 
“Lani has devoted a lot of time to AISA and supports its aims. He will continue to do so in his new AISA role as the BrisSEC coordinator. The Brisbane branch committee thanks Lani for all his work as the branch executive and will continue to support him in his new role with the branch,” said Brisbane committee member, Mandy Turner.

Mandy Turner will now fill the Branch Executive role.
With more than seventeen years' specialist experience in the Australia Public Service, Mandy has expertise in information security, computer forensics and fraud investigation. She has been a member of the Brisbane committee since 2013.

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