My week of Monday 12 to Sunday 18 September 2016 started to see a return to productivity after the pain of previous weeks.
There were also some shifts on the personal front, but I’ll keep them to myself for the time being. On with the show…
- Australia’s cybersecurity skills make it a destination for ‘cyber tourism’, ZDNet Australia, 14 September 2016.
- Don’t get distracted by the shiny cyber machines, ZDNet Australia, 15 September 2016.
Both of these pieces came out of the SINET61 cyber innovation conference. More will follow.
- On Friday, ZDNet posted another short video in their Security TV series, Will cyber insurance change the security industry?. It’s part of a feature on Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity.
- I continue to be fascinated by where my photos turn up. Here’s a picture of a fire burning at Bunjaree Cottages on a page titled “Heap coals of fire on his head” nghÄ©a lÃ gÃ¬?
- On Tuesday and Wednesday, I was fed and watered at the SINET61 cyber innovation conference at Australian Technology Park.
The Week Ahead
On Monday, I’m writing for ZDNet, doing some data-wrangling for a client, then re-planning the coming weeks because my mid-October trip to Melbourne has been cancelled.
Tuesday and Wednesday will be a combination of geek work, research, writing, and preparing my next crowdfunding campaign, ordered as the mood takes me.
Thursday, though, is a long one. I’m looking at early train down to Sydney, then the Palo Alto Networks Cyber Security Summit through to lunchtime. I’ve got medical appointments from 1415, and then a radio spot on ABC 774 Melbourne at 2000 AEST. I’ll stay in Sydney overnight.
On Friday, I’ll probably have some meetings or write for ZDNet, before catching the train back up to the Mountains. I’m still juggling that one.
On Saturday, I’ll bump out of Bunjaree Cottages and head down to Sydney, and once more I’ll be based there for a while. Sunday is a day of rest, allegedly.
The next episode of The 9pm Edict podcast will be recorded on the evening of Tuesday 27 September. I plan to record the next Public House Forum on Saturday 15 October somewhere in or near Sydney, but the one planned for Melbourne on 19 November is cancelled for the time being.
I’m going to the AISA National Conference in Sydney on 18-20 October, and the Ruxcon Security Conference in Melbourne on 22-23 October.
Update 20 September 2016: Edited to reflect some schedule clarifications.
[Photo: Almond blossom and eucalypts in the gentle Sunday rain, yet another photo taken at Bunjaree Cottages near Wentworth Falls, 100km west of Sydney. This one is from the rainy afternoon of 18 September 2016. I’ve previously posted images of the almond blossom emerging.]