DIN Virtual Industry Forum: AI in Cyber Security & Information Warfare


Friday 26 February 2021 | 11.30-13.30
Online event


Please register via Eventbrite link.

Pitch registrations close 17-Feb.
Attendee registrations close 24-Feb.


Defence Innovation Network and the University of Newcastle invite the defence and science community to the Virtual Industry Forum focused on AI in Cyber Security and Information Warfare.

This event will showcase NSW’s outstanding innovations presented by universities and industry in specific areas of interest. Participants will also have a chance to interact with a number of representatives from the DST GroupRANRAAF and the Australian Army.



Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to cyber security:

  • AI and ML to deliver IW capabilities at speed and scale, and at the operational edge
  • Detection of vulnerable and compromised systems
  • Automated response actions (e.g. self-patching) and trustworthy assessments
  • Mission assurance and real-time mission awareness

Vulnerabilities of AI-based cyber defences:

  • Behavioural detection systems
  • AI cyber defences from attacks such as input attacks and poisoning attacks
  • Information environment resilience / system trustworthiness


See tentative Program

11.30- 12.45 Panelist presentations and Q&A
12.45- 13.30 Breakout Rooms- academic pitches & networking


Interested to pitch?

If you are an industry representative or  researcher from one of the DIN member universities and would like to give a short 7-minute pitch, please register your interest by COB, 17 February 2021.

Interested to attend?
If you would like to join the event and just listen in, please register your interest to attend by COB, 24 February 2021.

Teleconference details will be sent by COB 25 February to registrants who meet conditions of entry. Please use your full name and professional email to register for this event.


This event is catered to academics, DST Group, Defence, and Defence-related industry only. DIN reserves the right to cancel tickets or refuse access at any time without prior notice.

DIN Virtual Industry Forum is a series of events focused on defence relevant topics that bring together industry, defence and academics.


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