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Brett Winterford



Brett Winterford is the regional Chief Security Officer for Okta in the Asia Pacific and Japan.

He advises business and technology leaders on evolving threats and helps them harness advances in identity technology to drive business outcomes and mitigate risk.

Prior to Okta, Brett held a senior security leadership role at Symantec, and helmed security research, awareness and education at Commonwealth Bank.

Brett is also an award-winning journalist, having long ago been the editor-in-chief of iTnews Australia and a contributor to ZDNet, the Australian Financial Review and the Sydney Morning Herald. Most recently, he was the founding editor of the Srsly Risky Biz newsletter, a companion to the Risky Business podcast, providing the cybersecurity, policy, defense and intelligence communities with a weekly brief of the news that shapes cyber policy.

Brett holds a Bachelor of Media (Journalism) from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

Brett Winterford at AusCERT2022

STREAM 3 • Plenary

Lessons learned from LAPSUS$

12/05/2022 10:00 am

Conference – Day 1