Please join us for the next Western Sydney Open Forum for 2017, titled
Cyber Security Threats: Are you an easy target?
The guest speaker on the night will be Dr Oleksandr Kyselevskyi, Expert, Cyber Security, Cryptography and Telecommunications, Member, Academy of Sciences, Ukraine, A/Professor, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
The forum will be held on Thursday, 27 April 2017 at the at Western Sydney University Parramatta South Campus, Female Orphan School, Building EZ, with refreshments at 5:30 for a 6:00pm start.
Dr. Oleksandr Kyselevskyi is a Cyber Security, Cryptography and Telecommunications expert. In his professional capacity, he specializes in protecting high profile organisations and governments from malicious Internet attacks and various kinds of cyber crime. He is based in Ukraine and is one of the founders, a managing partner, chairman of the supervisory board and the chief scientific advisor in the Ukrainian branch of the Intecracy Group (a worldwide provider of IT services). Apart from offering his professional services to commercial organisations he has also been consulting the Ukrainian government on a number of classified cyber security projects. Dr. Kyselevskyi has extensive knowledge of current trends in cyber crime, cyber terrorism and methods to identify and combat those. He is one of the key people behind the development of specialised software and hardware for cyber crime identification and protection. Apart from being an IT professional, Dr. Kyselevskyi has strong academic background and continues to conduct research and teach in a number of disciplines, among which are: IT/Cyber Security, Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Modelling, Telecommunications and Complex Systems. A member of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Senior Researcher, Scientific Adviser and Associate Professor at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Dr. Kyselevskyi is author of numerous academic publications and holds multiple software patents.
This forum is a continuation of the series which started in 2008 and continues to deal with topical and contemporary social issues and aims to bring academia and the Greater Western Sydney Community together.