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hgl June 2016 The Age newspaper quoted Mike Thompson in an article - "Even Mark Zuckerberg has a crap password. What hope have we mere mortals?" by Hannah Francis
hgl June 2016 Mike Thompson presented "How much Security is enough? Why build Fort Knox if you're not protecting Gold?" at the CIVSEC2016 Cyber Security, Resilience and Business Continuity Seminar
hgl March 2016 The Age newspaper quoted Mike Thompson in an article - "Locky' ransomware scam hits tens of thousands of Australian computers" by Hannah Francis
hgl January 2016 The Age newspaper quoted Mike Thompson in an article - "Telstra privacy breach leaves customer's voicemail exposed" by Hannah Francis
hgl January 2016 The Age newspaper quoted Mike Thompson in an article - "More cash needed to protect hospital IT from cyber attack and viruses" by Richard Willingham
hgl December 2015 The Age newspaper quoted Mike Thompson in an article -"Costly parcel scams on the rise in lead-up to Christmas" by Hannah Francis
hgl November 2015 Mike Thompson was a Panel member at the November AISA meeting, discussing "Investing in Information Security"
hgl November 2015 The Age newspaper quoted Mike Thompson in an article -"Paris attacks: fears terrorists may have used Sony PlayStation to communicate" by Hannah Francis
hgl October 2015 Linus Secure exhibited at the annual AISA Conference in Melbourne.
hgl September 2015 Mike Thompson presented "Can We Trust Information Security Standards – can they help or are they a hindrance?" at the ISACA Melbourne September meeting.
hgl August 2015 The Age newspaper quoted Mike Thompson in an article - "Major Firefox vulnerability lets hackers steal your files using dodgy web apps" by Hannah Francis
hgl May 2015 The Age newspaper quoted Mike Thompson in an article - "Chip implants beneath the skin bring a new meaning to 'pay wave'" by Hannah Francis
hgl May 2015 The Age newspaper quoted Mike Thompson in an article - "Faulty reset exposes phones" by Hannah Francis
hgl March 2015

Linus Secure exhibited at the CSO Perspectives Roadshow 2015 in Melbourne

hgl February 2015

Mike Thompson presented an expert commentary on The Information Security Balancing Act and the Post-Forum Workshop at the 6th Annual Records and Information Officers’ Forum

hgl February 2015 Fairfax Press quoted Mike Thompson in an article - "Telcos face mass SIM card recall after spy agencies' encryption hack revealed" by Hannah Francis and Ben Grubb
hgl October 2014 "The Great Security Con" by Mike Thompson was published in Australian Security Magazine Oct/Nov14
hgl October 2014

Fairfax Press quoted Mike Thompson in two articles in October 2014:
Friday October 17, 2014, Page 4 - "USB stick the tool to evade prying eyes" by Mark Hawthorne
Wednesday October 15, 2014, IT Pro, Security IT - "Dropbox denies breach as hackers spruik passwords and nude content" by Hannah Francis

hgl October 2014 Mike Thompson presented an Information Security Workshop at the AISA Conference

 

  • In March 2012, Mike Thompson was invited to present at The Victorian Privacy Network Forum.

  • Mike Thompson presented a Workshop at the 3rd Annual National Records and Information Officers' Forum 2012 in March entitled
    A To Do List for Securing Your Most Critical Business Assets – Records and Information.
  • In December 2011, Mike spoke at the 36th Asia-Pacific Privacy Authorities Forum attended by representatives from Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, Mexico and USA.
    Mike was invited to speak about Biometrics and their reliability (or lack thereof) as a verification and identification method in the light of their increased use world-wide.

  • Mike Thompson was a Guest Panelist at a Data Security and Information Management Industry Forum hosted by Middletons in October 2011.

  • Biometrics may not be the identification and authentication solution everyone is looking for after all. 
    Mike Thompson presented his paper, “Biometrics – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” at the Victorian Privacy Commission conference “I[d]entity 08” in November 2008.

  • Mike Thompson published an article called “Securing Sensitive Data on your Laptop” in Education Technology Solutions, April/May 2009.

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