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Helaine Leggat is a Distinguished Fellow of the Social Cyber Institute and a Non-Executive Director of the Critical Infrastructure Information Sharing and Assessment Centre (CI-ISAC). She is a practicing solicitor admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia. She is the former Co-chair of the Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN), Director of ISACA (South Africa), and the Australian Information Security Association (AISA). Helaine is an internationally experienced legal advisor to global companies and government. Currently, Managing Partner of ICTLC Australia, part of the ICTLC International Group that offers strategic support in legal compliance (Privacy, IP, TMT) and assists in drafting and developing governance, organisation, management, and control models for data-driven organisations. Helaine holds the following security and corporate governance certifications and has been in good standing for 16+ years: CISSP, CISM, CIPP, CIPT, GAICD. She is recognised as a Fellow of Privacy with the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Helaine is the author of numerous publications in Australia and internationally on the application of national legal systems to cyberspace, privacy and data protection, surveillance, ethics and cyber warfare. She regularly presents at international conferences and has been actively engaged in teaching and knowledge transfer for government, the private sector and academia for many years. She is currently a teacher at the European Centre for Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) at Maastricht University Faculty of Law.

Helaine Leggat

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