IEEE VIC CIS Talk on Defending the Digital Realm

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Category: Industry Workshop for Students

Title: Defending the Digital Realm: Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Cybersecurity, Software Risks, and Countermeasures
Speaker: Dr Sandu Abeywickrama, Chief Technology Officer at Atisfy
Location: RMIT University – refreshment starts at 7.30 pm
Time: 6.30 – 7.30 pm (AEST) Tuesday 3rd October 2023
Register: (please register here)
For further details, contact:  
Malka N. Halgamuge, Chair VIC CIS (
VIC CIS Chapter website:

This is a part of the IEEE Victorian Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) series of talks. The face-to-face student workshop was kindly hosted by the IEEE Victorian Section.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 03 Oct 2023
  • Time: 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM
  • All times are (UTC+11:00) Canberra
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  • 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
  • Melbourne, Victoria
  • Australia 3000
  • Building: 80

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  • Co-sponsored by IEEE VIC CIS Chapter; IEEE VIC Section
  • Starts 20 September 2023 08:24 AM
  • Ends 03 October 2023 07:24 PM
  • All times are (UTC+11:00) Canberra
  • No Admission Charge


Dr Sandu Abeywickrama Dr Sandu Abeywickrama


Defending the Digital Realm: Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Cybersecurity, Software Risks, and Countermeasures


Sandu Abeywickrama is a distinguished computer scientist and solution architect renowned for his expertise in leveraging mathematics, data science, and software technologies to tackle real-world business challenges. With a background spanning Photonics & Opto-electronics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Business Consultancy, he has been involved in the tech industry since 2010. In 2016, Sandu was awarded a PhD in Engineering from the University of Melbourne for his groundbreaking research focused on creating sustainable and reliable infrastructure for the next-generation Internet.

Currently serving as the CTO of Atisfy, an award-winning marketing-technology company specializing in influencer marketing solutions, Sandu continues to drive technological innovation. He is member of esteemed organizations like The Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL), The Australian Computer Society (ACS), and of the Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA) in the UK.

Sandu's passion lies in leveraging cutting-edge technologies to pioneer revolutionary online experiences that contribute to the betterment of humanity. Simultaneously, he remains acutely aware of the paramount significance of security in the digital realm. He is committed to safeguarding the safety and privacy of individuals' information, forging a secure digital future for everyone.

Address:Atisfy, , Australia

F2F & Virtual

To join the meeting, please come to RMIT University or use the Zoom details in the description - refreshment starts at 7.30 pm.

Please do not hesitate to contact the host if you have any queries (Dr Malka N. Halgamuge,