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AUSIT NAT Presents: Keeping on Top of Cyber Security in the Digital Era (Webinar)

  • 16 July 2024
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (AEST)
  • From the comfort of your own home (Zoom)
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  • For Registration Code please email with your member number.

 AUSIT NAT Presents

Keeping on Top of Cyber Security in the Digital Era

Webinar Via Zoom

Tuesday 16 July 2024

7.00 pm - 8.30 pm AEST

Please register before 11:59pm 14 July 2024

Join us for an introductory talk on the topic of cyber security, designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to help you keep on top of digital security.

In today's digital era, cyber security is of paramount importance for translators and interpreters who handle sensitive and confidential information, on both personal and professional levels. In this webinar, participants will develop a deeper understanding of common cyber security threats, learn essential security practices and gain insights into developing incident response plans and risk management strategies.

We will unpack the following topics together:

  • Cybersecurity: definition and significance in the digital era
  • Common Cybersecurity Threats: Phishing, Malware, Social Engineering, etc.
  • Common Security Practices: Strong Passwords, MFA, Biometrics, Cyber Awareness
  • Privacy: Safeguarding Personal Data is beyond Security
  • Privacy Protection Resources: Privacy Regulations and Acts, and Handling Private Data
  • Technical Cyber Safety Practices: Secure data storage and Data sharing via Encryption and HTTPs
  • Data Retention & Data Deletion Practices
  • Incident Response and Risk Management

After registering for this webinar, your confirmation email will include a survey link where you can request specific security topics for Dr Sadeghpour to address. This will help tailor the webinar to translators and interpreters. Your input is appreciated.

Biography of our Presenter - Dr. Mahshid Sadeghpour

Mahshid Sadeghpour is a Lecturer in Cyber Security at RMIT University, holding a Ph.D. in Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning. Before joining RMIT, Mahshid worked as a data scientist at the ANU’s Social Research Centre, where she gained valuable industrial experience. In 2022, she was honoured with the Young Scientist Research Prize by the Royal Society of Victoria for her groundbreaking work on privacy protection of biometrics.

Mahshid has developed the first privacy-preserving retinal recognition system and created the first large-scale high-quality synthetic retinal image dataset using data-driven generative modelling. Her contributions have earned her numerous awards for research excellence, innovative teaching, and community outreach.

Joining the Webinar

The Zoom links for the webinar will be sent out 1 day prior to the event. Please ensure you have downloaded the latest version of Zoom in preparation.

PD Logbook

Introductory PD.

Please  consult the NAATI Recertification Catalogue to allocate the relevant PD Points. Some activities can be included under different categories, so please choose the most appropriate category for your recertification purposes.

Certificates and recordings

Webinar recordings and Certificates for PD purposes may take approximately two (2) weeks to be released following the event.

This is a live webinar event and will be recorded.


Tuesday 16 July 2024
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEST

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Zoom online Webinar


AUSIT Members - AUD $30
AUSIT Students - AUD $15
Members of ASLITA, NZSTI and associations that are FIT-ITF members - AUD $30
Non-Members - AUD $90

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