Victorian Society for Computers & the Law  

Hacking can hurt your business.

  • 07 Aug 2013
  • 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Allens, Level 37, 101 Collins Street Melbourne

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Topic Summary: 

Distribute IT was a leading Australian web services provider, boasting almost a 10% market share of domain names in Australia, and tens of thousands of web hosting clients. Over a 9 year period from 2002 to 2011, Directors Carl Woerndle and Alex Woerndle built their start up to an enviable market position.

Within a 30 minute period on June 11, 2011 a malicious hack on the company's data centres started a waterfall effect that ultimately wiped the company out. Alex is now offering his insights from this devastating event.

 

The Speaker: Alex Woerndle, former owner of Distribute IT Alex Woerndle has established himself as an experienced company Director, advisor and emerging technologies advocate. With qualifications in Accounting and Applied Finance, Alex has spent the past 20 years in numerous key executive positions in IT, Internet and communications.  Alex presently acts as Commercial Manager for CQR Consulting, Australia’s largest independent information security consultancy, along with holding several advisory and non-executive positions in emerging technology businesses.

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