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December AWSN Update

Tuesday 12, Jan 2021

We would like to acknowledge and give HUGE THANKS to our 2020 Sponsors:

Platinum: CyberCX
Gold: Australian Signals Directorate (ASD)
Silver: CISO Lens
Bronze: ANZ, NAB, Westpac, Macquarie Bank, IAG, AGL, Scentre Group, South Australia Government 


During 2020, we were fortunate to be able to:

  • Continue to run our AWSN Events - National online webinars for AWSN and AWSN Cadet sessions. These were recorded and are available for replay via YouTube​. We delivered:
    - 8 face to face events
    - 16 AWSN Cadet workshops
    - 20 AWSN Webinars

  • Expand our AWSN Cadet Program nationally - Workshops and support for women entering the security industry in Canberra, Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.

  • Setup our Mentoring Program - partnering with the Government to get the platform ready for our 2021​ Launch! We are so excited to share more with you soon.

  • 5 Women in Leadership Scholarships - Awarded scholarships to 5 women from the Cyber Leadership Institute.

  • Participate in Go Girl Go 4 IT - in partnership with ASD we created a cool video to try and encourage more girls to pursue a career in security.
  • Participate in Auscert - Virtual booth generously donated by AusCert.
  • Held our annual AWSN Awards​ - in partnership with Source2Create, we recognised the amazing women and men in our industry with 20 award winners + highly commended. 438 nominations were judged by 16 industry experts. On the night we had 1500 live viewers! Check out the video from our the finalists.
  • Launch our New AWSN Website and Membership Platform -

We wish you all a good well deserved break and look forward to announcing our new programs early January.



AWSN National Team