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SIT Summit Joins Forces with SANS

5/6 August 2021

Theme: Managing human risks 

NEWS FLASH! SIT Summit joins forces with SANS Global Security Awareness Summit

In lieu of the annual Security Influence & Trust (SIT) Summit in 2021, the SIT committee are actively contributing to the SANS Global Security Awareness Summit, scheduled for 5/6 August 2021. A non-stop 36 hour event that will follow the sun across multiple time zones, offering our community and our speakers much greater insights and reach. The event will be fully virtual and free and offer two-tracks.


The theme of the event is Managing Human Risk with the goal to grow our security awareness discipline beyond engagement and demonstrate true risk management value to the security field. More to come on speakers and learning opportunities soon.


If you are interested in contributing to the speaker line up, please complete the “Call For Presentations” submission by 14 May. Please note, the event is particularly encouraging first time speakers, with a specially developed coaching program to support and build confidence for those “new to the stage”.


Learn more about the SANS Global Awareness Summit at

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On 11th October 2017,  members of Australia’s largest professional association for information security professionals – the Australian Information Security Association (AISA), awarded the Security Influence and Trust (SIT) Group the ‘Educator of the Year Award – 2017’.

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