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Alan Mihalic SCCISP CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISM

Founder & President at IoT Security Institute

Queensland, Australia

120 Followers

A senior Cyber Security Advisor and Risk professional with demonstrated expertise and success in cyber security, ICS security, cyber practice development,risk management, security architecture methodologies and principles supporting strategic enterprise security initiatives. Alan is currently President at the IoT Security Institute and co-author of the IoT Security Institute Smart Cities and Critical Infrastructure Framework.
Alan has a solid background in defining strategic IT security architectural road-maps and solutions for public / private sector enterprises and Smart Cities initiatives. He is considered as an expert in design, development, and implementation of solutions across complex multi-functional and multi-platform technologies.
Alan regularly contributes as a freelance Cyber Security writer to various industry publications.

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Queensland
Speaking Topics: iot security, iot security institute, Smart Cities & Critical Infrastructure Framework

Alan Mihalic SCCISP CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISMPoints
Academic5
Author18
Influencer7
Speaker3
Entrepreneur40
Total73

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Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: IoT Security Institute
Theatre: Australia
Media Experience: 10 years
Last Media Interview: 11/21/2019

Areas of Expertise

Cybersecurity 39.96
Digital Transformation
Edtech
Emerging Technology 30.65
Entrepreneurship
IoT 50.05
Leadership
Open Innovation
Privacy 30.36
Risk Management 30.70
Blockchain 30.79
Healthtech 32.69
Startups 40.29

Industry Experience

Engineering & Construction
Federal & Public Sector
Financial Services & Banking
Healthcare
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research
Manufacturing
Media
Oil & Gas
Professional Services
Retail
Travel & Transportation
Utilities

Publications

1 Academic Whitepaper
Smart Cities & Critical Infrastructure Framework
IoT Security Institute
February 20, 2019
Globally released under a Creative Commons Licence, the IoTSI Smart Cities and Critical Infrastructure Security Framework is the first consultative and deployment based end to end security framework for IoT-IIoT Smart Technology Eco-Systems.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT, Risk Management

18 Article/Blogs
Protecting Smart Buildings from Cyber Attacks
IIoT World
November 01, 2019
It was an attack on a hospital like no other, reported the news in February 2016. The Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center had been hacked. Its services were crippled. As emergency patients were diverted to other area hospitals, hospital administrators received an ominous message. Pay a ransom to get your hospital systems back. The hospital ultimately paid $17,000 worth of bitcoins. The FBI and the Los Angeles Police Department have yet to find the culprit.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT, Privacy

IoT security Institute - MEASC Partnership provides "real world" framework for ensuring Smart Cities are built securely by design
IoTSI
October 23, 2019
IoT Security Institute partner MEASC has achieved a remarkable outcome in establishing a MoU with the Egyptian government. Under the MoU Kuwait’s MEASC Safe Smart Cities will cooperate with Egyptian government agencies in the fields of digital transformation, safety and security of smart cities.

With regard to security this is where our partnership with MEASC comes into play. The IoT Security Institute will collaborate with stakeholders to provide cyber advisory services through various forms of engagement. This collaboration will include the utilization of the IoT Smart Cities and Critical Infrastructure Framework.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT, Startups

Protecting smart cities and smart people
Network World
April 19, 2019
In the ramp-up to a smart cities utopia, many societal concerns are often left overlooked when in truth, trust and privacy need to define the future role of cybersecurity.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, IoT

Protecting smart cities and smart people
Network World
April 18, 2019
In the ramp-up to a smart cities utopia, many societal concerns are often left overlooked when in truth, trust and privacy need to define the future role of cybersecurity.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT, Risk Management

How Public Key Cryptography will continue to liberate a global society
Import from medium.com
July 02, 2018
SummaryPublic key cryptography is at the heart of the privacy provided by HTTPS and the security of BitCoin wallets. The continued application of public key cryptography to our internet communications will continue to liberate global society. Here’s a look at some current application areas where y

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Tags: Blockchain

The other side to the “Decentralised” coin!
Import from medium.com
June 22, 2018
Decentralised Systems are attractive due to their absence of that central authority which controls and profits from a system. The bitcoin network is one such. As a currency, it has soared in value. The original bitcoin network spawned imitators, other cryptocurrencies. One such, ethereum, built on t

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Tags: Blockchain

Protecting Smart Buildings from Cyber Attacks
Import from medium.com
June 22, 2018
Written by Alan Mihalic CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISM for IoT Security InstituteIt was an attack on a hospital like no other, reported the news in February 2016. The Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center had been hacked. Its services were crippled. As emergency patients were diverted to other area hospital

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT

Hackers don’t give a toss about policy.
Import from medium.com
June 22, 2018
Written by Alan Mihalic CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISM for IoT Security InstituteQuite an attention seeking title I would think. Apart from the obvious read further carrot I think there is a place for commentary on this subject. I am sure many of my industry colleagues will disagree, but have we been lured

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Tags: Cybersecurity

“Smart” Cities And Buildings: The Emergence Of The Cyber Safe Building
Import from medium.com
June 22, 2018
Written by Alan Mihalic CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISM for IoT Security InstituteLast week, The Urban Developer ran a feature on the Internet of Things (IoT): How IoT technologies are adding value to commercial buildings. Smart commercial buildings are currently the highest users of IoT technology; and in a

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Cyber BDM in the Age of Smart Cities
Import from medium.com
June 22, 2018
Written by Alan Mihalic CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISM for IoT Security InstituteWith the forecasts suggesting billions of devices and trillions of dollars in market revenue, you would not be surprised in thinking cyber security business development management is set for a “golden era”. With the expansi

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Tags: Cybersecurity

HR — Its emerging role in protecting company assets and maintaining employee cyber attack…
Import from medium.com
June 22, 2018
HR — Its emerging role in protecting company assets and maintaining employee cyber attack awareness.Written by Alan Mihalic CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISM for IoT Security InstituteThree-quarters of large organisations suffered a staff-related security breach during 2015, with half of the worst cases

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Protecting Smart Buildings from Cyber Attacks
Import from medium.com
June 19, 2018
Written by Alan Mihalic CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISM for IoT Security InstituteIt was an attack on a hospital like no other, reported the news in February 2016. The Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center had been hacked. Its services were crippled. As emergency patients were diverted to other area hospital

See publication

Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT

Hackers don’t give a toss about policy.
Import from medium.com
June 19, 2018
Written by Alan Mihalic CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISM for IoT Security InstituteQuite an attention seeking title I would think. Apart from the obvious read further carrot I think there is a place for commentary on this subject. I am sure many of my industry colleagues will disagree, but have we been lured

See publication

Tags: Cybersecurity

“Smart” Cities And Buildings: The Emergence Of The Cyber Safe Building
Import from medium.com
June 19, 2018
Written by Alan Mihalic CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISM for IoT Security InstituteLast week, The Urban Developer ran a feature on the Internet of Things (IoT): How IoT technologies are adding value to commercial buildings. Smart commercial buildings are currently the highest users of IoT technology; and in a

See publication

Tags: Cybersecurity

Cyber BDM in the Age of Smart Cities
Import from medium.com
June 19, 2018
Written by Alan Mihalic CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISM for IoT Security InstituteWith the forecasts suggesting billions of devices and trillions of dollars in market revenue, you would not be surprised in thinking cyber security business development management is set for a “golden era”. With the expansi

See publication

Tags: Cybersecurity

HR — Its emerging role in protecting company assets and maintaining employee cyber attack…
Import from medium.com
June 19, 2018
HR — Its emerging role in protecting company assets and maintaining employee cyber attack awareness.Written by Alan Mihalic CISSP ISSAP ISSMP CISM for IoT Security InstituteThree-quarters of large organisations suffered a staff-related security breach during 2015, with half of the worst cases

See publication

Tags: Cybersecurity

The other side to the “Decentralised” coin!
Import from medium.com
June 14, 2018
Decentralised Systems are attractive due to their absence of that central authority which controls and profits from a system. The bitcoin network is one such. As a currency, it has soared in value. The original bitcoin network spawned imitators, other cryptocurrencies. One such, ethereum, built on t

See publication

Tags: Blockchain

Protecting Smart Buildings from Cyber Attacks
Engineering.com
August 21, 2017
Over the past few decades, there have been a number of seismic shifts in technology.Mainframe computing, client/server and cloud computing are some examples that easily come to mind. The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) has seen a technological shift that could potentially change the way our society operates.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT, Privacy

1 Founder
IoT Security Institute
IoTSI
February 20, 2018
Founder of the IoT Security Institute.
The Internet of Things Security Institute is an academic and industry body dedicated to providing frameworks and supporting educational services to assist in managing security within an Internet of Things eco-system.In addition, we are the authorised certification body for the SCCISP certification.
We have released an IoT Security Framework for Smart Cities and Critical Infrastructure to enable and facilitate the secure and safe deployment of IoT & IIOT Eco-Systems.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT, Startups

2 Media Interviews
The Potential and Perils of the IoT in Healthcare
IBM Security Intelligence
November 21, 2019
The internet of things (IoT) is ever-expanding, and while this growth is bringing new capabilities and opportunities for business innovation, it also presents new challenges and security risks. And there is no greater risk than that of life or death, which is a core concern around the IoT in healthcare.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Healthtech, IoT

IoT, Cyber Security & Smart Cities
IoTSI
November 19, 2018
IoT, Cyber Security & Smart Cities

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT

1 Speaking Engagement
Smart Cities and Infrastructure Forum
Clariden Global
November 15, 2017
As smart cities depend heavily on the internet usage, cloud application and connected devices, the cyber security threat becomes increasingly widespread. Information technology are ever complex and it is important to ensure that the critical infrastructure, data and privacy of are not compromised in the process of designing and implementing the technology roadmap of a smart city.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, IoT

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