Award for Professor of Practice, Cybersecurity

La Trobe University’s Professor of Practice in Cybersecurity, Mr Abbas Kudrati, has recently received an international award.

We are delighted to announce that Abbas Kudrati has been awarded a Middle East Security Award in the Top Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) 100 award category for Information Security Executives (International) by the CISO Council in recognition of Abbas’s project submission entitled "Implementation of Business Centric ISO 27001 Standard and Certification" at KPMG Australia. This award was presented in absentia in Dubai on Tuesday 10 April 2018.

Abbas is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at KPMG Australia and joined the Cybersecurity team (Department of Computer Science and IT) as a Professor of Practice in Cybersecurity on a part-time basis to teach into the Master of Cybersecurity in February this year.

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