We are excited to present Prof. Alana Maurushat...

Alana is the Professor of Cybersecurity and Behaviour at Western Sydney University where she holds a joint position in the School of Computer Science & Mathematics, and in the School of Social Sciences and Criminology, and is Key Researcher with the CRC Smart Satellites.

She is researching on Payment Diversion Fraud and Ransomware, Tracking Money-Laundering through Bitcoin Blenders, distributed extreme edge computing for micro-clustered satellites, and Ethical Hacking.

Previously, Alana was Senior Lecturer in Law, Key Researcher on the CRC Data to Decisions – Big Data in National Security, and Senior Fellow with the Australian CyberSecurity Centre for Research and Education all at UNSW.

Currently the Cyber-Ambassador for the NSW Cyber Security Network, she is also on the Board of Directors for the cybercrime investigation company IFW Global. She lectures & researches in Cybersecurity, Privacy and Security by Design, Cyber Risk Management, and Artificial Intelligence across the disciplines of  law, criminology, business, political science and information communications technology.

Alana has done consultancy work on cybersecurity, open data, big data, technology and civil liberties for both the Australian and Canadian governments, industry and NGOs.

Alana has appeared as a cybersecurity expert on 60 Minutes, the New York Times, Insight, ABC, and 730 Report, and is the author of many books and articles.


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