A Professor of Cybersecurity and Behaviour at Western Sydney University, Dr. Alana Maurushat, is a renowned expert with dual expertise in IT and Law. As Associate Dean International at Western Sydney University and Director of the Security Operations Centre at Western CACE, she delves into cutting-edge research on ML, AI, and cyber risks. A respected Cyber-Ambassador and advisor for government and private sectors, she’s contributed significantly to national security and cybersecurity education. Her advisory roles span from the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children to NSW Crimestoppers. Dr. Maurushat’s influential work, recognized with the Australian IT Security Woman of the Year award, includes numerous media appearances and a prolific portfolio of publications.