Nick Kaldas

Nick Kaldas

The United Nations Director for the Internal Oversight and Investigation Services, Nick Kaldas, was formerly the Deputy
Commissioner of New South Wales (NSW) Police Force, and has a wealth of experience in major crime and homicide investigations and operations, emergency management, counter terrorism, armed robbery, major drug investigations and covert operations.

For some years, he was in command of Counter Terrorism and Special Tactics Command, responsible for all investigative and intelligence activity in countering terrorism, preparedness and response to high risk situations, and was also a member of the Australian National Counter Terrorism Committee.

Nick served in Iraq in 2018/05 as Deputy Chief Police Advisor for Coalition Forces, rebuilding the Iraqi National Police and later as Chief of Investigations with the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon, investigating the assassination of Prime Minister Hariri. In 2016, he served as Chief of Investigations with the UN/OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism, investigating the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict.

Don Randall

Don Randall

Don Randall served with the City of London Police from 1969-1995, with specific emphasis on fraud and counter terrorism.  Following 13 years at JPMorgan Chase as Managing Director, he joined the Bank of England in 2008 and was appointed the Bank’s first Chief Information Security Officer in 2013.

Don is chairman of the ‘Sister Banks’, City of London Crime Prevention Association and ‘Project Griffin’ and a member of the City of London Crime Disorder Reduction Panel.  He is also a member of the London First Security Advisory Board, Executive Member of the London Resilience Board, Chairman of the London Resilience Business Sector Panel and Co-founder and Vice Chairman of the Cross Sector Safety & Security Communications initiative.

Don is a Fellow of the Security Institute and a Chartered Security Professional.  He has also served as an external lay member of the City of London Police Committee.

In 2007, Don was awarded an MBE for services to law enforcement for the harmonisation of the public/private sectors.  He was presented with a Security Excellence Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Security Profession in 2013 and in 2015 was a recipient of the International Police and Public Safety 9/11 Commendation Medal.

Topic:

Current trends in Terrorism and Cyber threats and solutions.
“Cyber and Terrorist activities and their impact on crowded places and mass gatherings. The presentation will focus on International activities over the past year, concentrating on the Methods used, the actors, impact and proactive preventative and recovery initiatives.”

Timothy P. Flynn

Timothy P. Flynn

Retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Timothy Flynn is a former FBI Special Agent and member of the Hostage Rescue Team in Quantico, Virginia; He was a FBI Counterterrorist Representative to the Australian Government for the Sydney
2000 Olympics and is a recipient of the FBI Director’s Award for Outstanding Criminal Investigation in 2009.

He has been responsible for managing numerous international and domestic assignments to include high profile global investigations; major event security assessments, and risk assessments and security reviews for numerous Fortune 500 companies; Examples include:
Internal investigations on behalf of FIFA related to corruption allegations;
Developed and implemented the security plans & teams for the Under 17 and Under 20 FIFA World Cups;
Internal investigator: Asia Football Confederation (re: allegations of bribery and corruption);
Security review & intelligence gathering for international amusement park company, One World Trade Center and other iconic New York landmarks, hotels, stadia & residences of high net worth individuals.

Craig Sheridan

Craig Sheridan

A retired Commissioned Police Officer professional with 29 years’ experience with the NSW Police Force. Craig held a senior management role as Commander of the State Planning Unit,Major Events & Incidents Group where he led the NSW Police Force Strategic and Operational planning response for over 100 Major Operations State-wide including G20, 2015 Asian Football Cup and ICC Cricket World Cup.

Craig has been appointed to a number of notable positions since retiring from the NSW Police Force including Lead Security and Risk Consultant, Vivid Festival Sydney 2016 and 2017, Lead Security and Risk Consultant for Property NSW, Lead Security and Risk Consultant, Department of Premier and Cabinet, New Year’s Eve 2016 and Australia Day 2017 Crowd Management as well as Head of Security, Rugby League World Cup 2017.

Craig holds an Executive Master’s Degree in Public Administration; an Advanced Diploma in Police Management, Diploma of Vocational Education and Training, Advanced Diploma is Security Risk Management, Diploma in Training and Assessment Systems, Diploma of Event Management and Cert IV in Frontline Management (Business).

In 2015 Craig was awarded the prestigious Australian Police Medal in the Queen’s birthday honours for distinguished service by a member of an Australian Police Force.

Topics:

Cyber attacks on Place of Mass Gathering including Stadia
Mass Gathering Events are ever increasing in the modern world due to both the financial benefits and community goodwill they bring. Terrorists with potential opportunities for mass casualties, symbolism and high impact media coverage, pose a broad range of security challenges for their owners and operators of these mass gathering events. It is noted that places of mass gathering have been specifically identified by religious and political extremists as attractive targets.  The threat of a cyber attack on places of mass gathering including Stadia could be catastrophic. Cyber attacks on Stadia including ticketing, accreditation, power etc could have devastating consequences on large crowds. We will explore the consequences and also mitigation strategies surrounding.

Jorge Sebastiao

Jorge Sebastiao

The Architect of ICT

Jorge Sebastião is a seasoned professional who focuses on business value. With more than 29 years of ICT experience, he is the creator of the A6 process of security: Assess, Architect, Apply, Administer, Awareness & Agility. Jorge, who will speak on behalf of Huawei at CYMASS 2017, architects practical and business-focused solutions using best practices for C Level on Cloud Computing, Managed Security Services, Governance and Disaster Recovery to name but a few!