Speaker disinvites at CyberCon spark controversy

Controversy has erupted at CyberCon, Australia’s largest cybersecurity conference, as two well-known cybersecurity experts have been disinvited from speaking with only a week’s notice. The event organizer has said in an email to one of the speakers that they did so at the request of a partner.

That raises questions about whether the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), that country’s counterpart to the NSA, pressured the conference to silence critical voices. The ASD and the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), part of the ASD, are partners of the show organizer, the Australian Information Security Association (AISA). CyberCon opened October 7, in Melbourne, Australia.

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Speaker disinvites at CyberCon spark controversy

Controversy has erupted at CyberCon, Australia’s largest cybersecurity conference, as two well-known cybersecurity experts have been disinvited from speaking with only a week’s notice. The event organizer has said in an email to one of the speakers that they did so at the request of a partner.

That raises questions about whether the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), that country’s counterpart to the NSA, pressured the conference to silence critical voices. The ASD and the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), part of the ASD, are partners of the show organizer, the Australian Information Security Association (AISA). CyberCon opened October 7, in Melbourne, Australia.

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