21 Judges 18 AWARDS 1 Gala Evening October 12th Hybrid
Gala Dinner Ceremony
[About Conference]
Australia's largest security awards are back

Once a year, the security industry gathers together to celebrate and raise the profile of the Australian IT Security, Cyber, and Protective Security industry to inspire young women and men to consider a career in this sector.

We do this by honouring their accomplishments, value, and contributions to the Australian market and giving the recognition they deserve.

Source2Create Pty Ltd is the Producer and Organiser of the Australian Women in Security Awards.

AWSN is the Official Partner of the Australian Women in Security Awards.

Count Every Second Until the Event

Our Awards

A full list of all categories, and questions to answer, to help you give your nominee a fighting chance, so click on the category relevant and nominate today.

Nominations will close on the 31st July 2022 at 11:59pm for the Australian Women in Security Awards.

Gala Dinner

Today, what started as a small conference has turned into the unmissable rendez-vous for the security industry.

Awards Day
October 12th, 2022
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cocktail Networking Hour
Catch up and network with your fellow security peers
6:00pm -8:00pm
Awards Ceremony
MC will commence proceedings.
Awards for the following categories will be announced:
Unsung Hero, The One to Watch, The One to Watch in Protective Security, IT Security Champion, Protective Security Champion, Best Program for Young Ladies in Security
8:00 - 9:00pm
Awards ceremony
Awards for the following categories will be announced:
Best Place to Work for Women in Security, Male Champion of Change, Best Volunteer, Best Security Student, Best Female Secure Coder.
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Awards Ceremony
Awards for the following categories will be announced;
Australia's Most Outstanding Woman in IT Security, Australia’s Most Outstanding Woman in Protective Security.
MC will close proceedings.
[Our Judges]
Who's Judging?

We work with a panel of esteemed judges. Selected for their involvement & expertise in Security, Risk, Governance, Privacy, and Business, they provide impartial and insightful critique and work as advocates to help promote security/cyber as a career.

Matt Tett

[Managing Director of Enex TestLab, Owner DOTM Club]

Kate Monckton

[Partner-Cyber Risk, Deloitte]

Pip Rae

[Founder & Activist, Upstream Investigations]

Simon Carabetta

[Cyber Security Advocate]

Angela Coble

[CIO, Director Business Technology, Johnson & Johnson]

Daniella Traino

[CISO, Wesfarmers]

Jinan Budge

[Principal Analyst serving Security and Risk Professionals, Forrester]

Rachaell Saunders

[CEO, National Protective Services and VP of ASIAL]

Mark Smink

[CISO-Asia Pacific, JLL]

Jo Stewart-Rattray

[Director of Technology & Security Assurance, BRM Advisory]

Asaf Ahmed

[CISO & President, CyberEx]

Sandro Bucchianeri

[Group CSO, NAB]

Rachell DeLuca

[CSO, Parliament of Victoria]

Jason Brown

[Principal Adviser, Risk and Security, Board of Thales Australia and New Zealand]

Karen Owens

[CISO, WA Police Force]

Marie Patane

[CSO, Sydney Metro]

Jessica Hunter

[First Assistant Director-General Cyber Security Services Australian Cyber Security Centre Australian Signals Directorate]

Su-En Williams

[Ambassador for STEM and Cyber Security learning and diversity]

Catherine Rowe


Jacqui Loustau

[Founder, AWSN]
Discover Our Venue

The Australian Women in Security Awards will take place in the new,
prestigious and majestic, Crown Towers Sydney in the heart of the harbour.

The health and wellbeing of our guests, employees and the wider community is Crown’s first priority. Crown has therefore decided to require that anyone over the age of 16 who attends a Crown venue must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Crown’s vaccination policy can be viewed here. The policy commenced on 5 November 2021.

This means that all visitors to any Crown venue will be required to provide official proof of vaccination or a medical contraindication certificate for inspection as a condition of entry. Entry may be denied if this cannot be presented.

[Gala Dinner Awards Ceremony]

General Admission

  • Choose your seat
  • 3 course meal 
  • Beverages
  • Entertainment
  • Dress code: Black tie/Cocktail
[Choose a Ticket]
How Much?

With finalists from across Australia and security industry leaders in attendance, the evening will be a key networking opportunity-not to be missed by anyone working in the security industry.
On behalf of Source2Create, AWSN and the Awards partners, we would love for you to attend the prestigious Australian Women in Security Awards Gala Presentation Dinner so that you too can celebrate and witness all the winners of 2022.

It is sure to be an event not to be missed!

  • Access to the awards with seating of your choice.
  • Includes a three-course meal and beverages.
  • And evening entertainment.

Tickets will be available to purchase till Friday 30th July,

unless sold out prior.

We look forward in anticipation to your attendance on this exciting night as we celebrate the achievements of our outstanding security achievers.

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