Cyber Risk Allocation in Contracts

Wednesday, 20 March 2024

Attend and earn 0.8 CPD hour in Substantive Law
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

9.45am to 10.30am Cyber Risk Allocation in Contracts


  • What are likely cyber risks?
  • Cyber security governance
  • Moving from insurance to assurance
  • Contracts where cyber risk should be considered
  • Cyber risk minimisation
  • Supply chain management
  • Misuse of standard clauses and audit checklists
  • Understanding standards – ISO27001, Essential Eight, CSCAU, NIST
  • Dealing with the international nature of third party risks and liability

Presented by Professor John Swinson, BA LLB LLM, The University of Queensland; Leading Intellectual Property Lawyer, Doyle's Guide 2023, Best Lawyers 2023, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Best Lawyers 2023, Commercial Law; Best Lawyers 2023, Information Technology Law; Best Lawyers 2023, Intellectual Property Law; Best Lawyers 2023, Privacy and Data Security Law


Mr. John Swinson, Professor - School of Law, The University of Queensland
John Swinson's principal interests are intellectual property law, Internet law, privacy law, cybersecurity law and the application of law to new technologies. John commenced as a part-time professor at the T.C. Beirne School of Law in November 2017. John graduated from the T.C. Beirne School of Law in 1998 with a University Medal. He also has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in computer science from The University of Queensland and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School where he studied as a Fulbright Fellow and a Frank Knox Scholar. From 1999 until 2017, John was an adjunct professor at QUT. John was a partner at the law firm King & Wood Mallesons from 1999 to 2021. He was also Chairman of the auDA Policy Review Panel, which made recommendations to the auDA Board to revise Australia's domain name policies in 2019. Since 2000, John has been an arbitrator for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva, and has decided over 350 disputes regarding the ownership of domain names.


Cyber Risk Allocation in Contracts


Single Session
CPD Points 0.8
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