USA cyber security mission background
11-13 April – Washington DC, USA
16-20 April – San Francisco, USA
AustCyber in partnership with Austrade, state and territory governments and Data61, is leading a Cyber Security trade mission to the East and West Coasts of USA, commencing this week.
The targeted mission culminates at the renowned RSA Conference in San Francisco.
The Australian delegation consists of over 50 organisations and 80 participants who will engage in an exclusive program of networking events, briefings and introductions to cyber security firms, investors and customers.
The mission includes a series of opportunities for delegates to engage directly with potential buyers and receive advice from entrepreneurs who have succeeded in their pursuit of US market opportunities.
The program provides the US (and other international) cyber security companies with evidence of the benefits to investing in Australia as their key destination within the Asia-Pacific region.
Finally, the program delivers opportunities to showcase Australia's excellence in research and education as a source of world-leading cyber security solutions among potential research partners, investors, allies and international enterprise customers.
Washington DC - event details
AustCyber’s Washington DC Trade Mission comprises a select group of cyber delegates who have experience contracting with Defence primes and national security groups.
The three-day program will coincide with the 5th Annual G’Day USA US-Australian Dialogue on Defence Industries. It has been designed to create networks, share learnings and foster innovation within the US-Australian cyber security communities.
Events during the program include:
- Maryland Cyber Security Showcase
- Visit to National Cyber Security Centre of Excellence (NCCoE)
- 5th G’Day US-Australian Dialogue on Defence Industries
- Briefing and Visit to Mach37 cyber security accelerator
San Francisco, CA - event details
RSA Conference is an annual cyber security conference that attracts some 50,000 delegates from around the world for the latest on emerging trends, issues and threat protection.
In addition to the comprehensive RSA Conference program, the official Australian delegation will participate in a tailored series of events including:
- Customer Panel: Financial Services, Payment Providers and Regulators
- Customer Panel: Government Agencies
- Doing Business in the Bay Area as an Australian 101
- Cyber Security Leaders Lunch
- Australian Cyber Security Demo Day
The mission will also target investors and global cyber security firms to demonstrate the value of Australia as a destination for cyber security, especially in the Asia-Pacific. A key event in this regard is a breakfast panel of senior executives discussing Australia’s proposition as a headquarters and R&D in the region.