Rachael Falk

Rachael’s Sessions:

Cyber resilience: adopting an opportunity vs risk culture

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Chief Executive Officer | Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre

Rachael is the Chief Executive Officer of the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (Cyber Security CRC). The Cyber Security CRC is focused on delivering research with impact and solving industry-led cybersecurity problems with innovative, research-driven solutions.

Rachael comes to the Cyber Security CRC with a strong commercial and cybersecurity background having practiced as a lawyer for 15 years both in leading law firms and also in-house at Telstra Corporation Limited. Rachael became Telstra’s first General Manager of Cyber Influence. More recently she has been a cybersecurity consultant. She is the co-author of the ‘Five Knows of Cyber Security’, and has a keen interest in legal and policy issues surrounding cybersecurity.

Rachael also holds a Bachelor of Arts from the ANU and Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Technology (Sydney) and in 2016 graduated from the ANU with an Advanced Masters in National Security Policy (Hons) from the National Security College.