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Cyber Security

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Cyber security attacks have become a global concern — so how can we protect ourselves online? 

In this episode, Jessica is joined by Stefan Prandl, Associate Lecturer from Curtin’s School of Electronic Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences and his colleague Tim Jones, CEO of Hyprfire, a cyber security startup. Together they discuss the evolving threat of cyber attacks and how we can protect our data and devices.  

  • Why you need to protect yourself from cyber attacks [01:16]
  • Phishing emails, text messages and other types of cyber attacks [02:55]
  • The growing threat of ransomware [05:04]
  • Rule of three for cyber security [14:52]
  • Cyber threats while working from home [20:19]
  • Simple ways to protect yourself from cyber attacks [23:33]

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Stefan Prandl, Associate Lecturer, Curtin School of Electronic Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences 

Along with his work at Curtin, Mr Prandl is also the Chief Technology Officer of Hyprfire — a Curtin-launched cyber security start-up. 

He has completed research in the areas of network and information security, anomaly detection, power laws and distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS).

Curtin staff page

Stefan Prandl LinkedIn profile


Tim Jones, CEO, HyprFire

Mr Jones is the CEO of Hyprfire — a Curtin-launched cyber security start-up and has  significant experience as a senior executive in technology businesses and in bringing new technologies and business models to market. 

Tim Jones LinkedIn profile

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