Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 17th, 2017

That’s all from for me today. I shan’t be doing the dinner.

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Nothing new in any of that, but that’s probably just because I go to too many of these things.

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The rest of this is the standard message from CERT Australia, as we’ve reported in various ways in recent months.

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How the AU govt is responding to the Cyber Security Challenge, part 1. pic.twitter.com/4NkxPfrxZr

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@jpwarren Whatever @TurnbullMalcolm’s advisors are huffing they should stop. Or share.

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@dobes Maybe Aussie Cybercrims wear something else.

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@maxcelcat @davidgerard I am not familiar with this thing, and I think I’ll keep it that way.

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Up now: “Combating malicious cyber activity: The approach of CERT Australia” with Ewan Ward, head of their Brisbane office.

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@DrCassCross It’s compulsory to mention it now. Like Stuxnet.

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That said, it’s being presented along with the observation that not every situation is well-suited for Blockchain Magic™.

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There’s a whole bunch of Blockchain Magic™ going down right now.

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wintnation Congrats on behalf of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation, our deepest sympathies are with the people of Queensland - stay safe and sound!

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Next up: “Identity theft and mobile phone portability: a failure of regulatory responses”, Terry Goldsworthy, Bond University.

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“Peter Dutton to head merged ASIO, AFP and Border Force super security department” smh.com.au/federal-politi… I feel safer already.

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The ICCCF conference program is at icccf2017.com.au/program.html and the hashtag is . It’s an @AICriminology joint. Here we go.

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From the 5th International Conference on Cybercrime and Computer Forensics (ICCCF), it’s the afternoon of Day One.

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I won’t tweet any more of these short presentations, because there’s a lot to absorb

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The most common internal fraud target is employees exfiltrating government data of value, not direct financial fraud.

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This is a survey of how government ICT systems are used to commit fraud. Mostly insiders, of course.

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Next up: “Information technologies and fraud risks for the Commonwealth” by Penelope Jorna of ACIC.

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It’s the exchanges that want regulation, because they want to be able to work with police.

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@OaaSvc @dobes In some countries with unstable currencies, Bitcoin is preferred currency because it’s more stable.

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@OaaSvc @dobes She just managed to explain Bitcoin without talking about crypto algorithms.

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The first part of this is a Blockchain For Beginners run-through. Nice and fast, though.

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@dobes I’m hoping we’ll get some specific observations on current crimey stiff.

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I’m now sitting in on the financial fraud stream. pic.twitter.com/fpYgC3iBWB

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@paulkidd Wait. You want ME to diplomacy at other countries? OK then.

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The Cyber Ambassador’s computer has chosen this moment to install software updates. So very cyber.

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More than 50% of the world’s internet users are in Asia Pacific, says Feakin, though only 40% of households are connected.

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A bad joke about the Greeks and Trojans is acknowledged as a bad joke.

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Feakin is seven months into his role.

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Now up: Dr Tobias Feakin, Australia’s Ambassador for Cyber Affair. This will be worth it.

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People actually get paid good money to write words this mind-numbingly dull. They get paid much more than people who can actually write.

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At least Williams doesn’t sound like he removes his soul implant at day’s end and puts it into a glass of water beside his bed.

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Now up: Paul Williams, Deputy CEO, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC)

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What is the actual value, for anyone, of this dull recitation of stale, drably-worded polliewaffle? A waste of our time, and his.

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“In my school holidays I went to the zoo. There was a tiger, and it had big teeth. The tiger was scary. Also, terrorists.”

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“We, the government, did Thing A, and it was good. We also did Thing B, and it too was good.” The vultures circle.

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Yeah it’s just paragraphs harvested from the corpses of policy documents. Each time Keenan reads one, more of his soul dies.

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WannaCry was a “wake-up call”. Drink!

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After the Welcome to Country, we have justice minister Michael Keenan. I expect this will be the usual generic statements.

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Yes, it’s another beautiful morning on the Gold Coast. pic.twitter.com/iSjRZ9v8fW

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wintnation As an ex-federal police officer, I can truthfully tell you that people like it because it gets you drunk asap

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The ICCCF conference program is at icccf2017.com.au/program.html and the hashtag is . It’s an @AICriminology joint.

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Mon plan, draft: 0830-1700 5th International Conference on Cybercrime and Computer Forensics (ICCCF), and writing about same.

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Monday. It’s a little tattered along the edges, but it should still be serviceable. Monday.

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