Cyber & Data Privacy Workshop

What you need to know and what you need to do.

You will walk away from this workshop with practical understanding of what you can reasonably do to ensure you have the necessary security procedures in place to protect your business. We will consider the reality of the issues facing small businesses in this space, covering:

  • What is cyber security and the emerging privacy obligations
  • The reality of today’s business environment in terms of cyber threats
  • Data privacy
  • Phishing
  • Securing your email accounts via multi-factor authentication (MFA)
  • How is the dark cyber threat changing
  • Understanding risk
  • How to do the security basics


Stewart Hayes
Principal Consultant – Cyber Security

Stewart is the Principal security advisor for strategy and innovation in the Optus Digital Business Cyber team. He has extensive experience in Security and Risk Management covering cyber, physical and personnel protective security measures specialising in integrated services and converged security capabilities. This leads to a co-ordinated governance and compliance infrastructure meeting business needs and objectives. Stewart holds a Masters in security and risk management specialising in the convergence of business and security systems.

Over his career, Stewart has worked in multiple international environments across multiple business sectors. As the Optus security advisor, he works closely with clients to define effective strategies to mitigate risks, support business growth and ensure continuity of business functions in the event of an incident.

Virginia Calegare
Principal Security Adviser

Virginia is an experienced Information Security Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the military industry. Skilled in GRC, Network Administration, Data Center Architecture, Knowledge Management, Digital Forensics, and Submarine Systems. With a Master of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, specialisation in Cyber Security from Macquarie University.

Currently, Virginia heads the Brisbane office of Optus/Hivint, one of the country’s largest cyber security consultancies.

Navigating Compliance Workshop

How to better equip your business in a changing regulatory environment, with a focus on responsible lending

What you need to know, what you need to do, practical examples, key themes, key outcomes and the tools and resources on offer to ensure you’re two steps ahead.


James Campbell
National Sales Assessment Manager

James has 18 years’ experience in the banking industry across various ANZ business units including senior branch roles in home and commercial lending, project support and managing the Broker and Mobile Lending assessment teams.

In his current role he leads a specialised team that was created in 2017 to assist ANZ’s accredited brokers in navigating the ongoing changes in the broker industry. This role has enabled him to play an integral part in enhancing ANZ’s commitment to Responsible Lending, ensuring customers remain at the centre of everything we do.