Cyber Security Superstar

Our very own Trent Mitchell was invited to two very special events due to his interest and skill in the area of Cyber Security.

From 23 to 27 of September, Trent was invited to attend the Australian Cyber Security Centre, for a week exploring not just Cyber Security, but the broader field of Computer Science.

He learned about modern cyber techniques and technologies and was exposed to industry experts – some of the brightest minds in IT today.

He called it an absolutely eye-opening experience and one that he would recommend all to apply for should they have an interest in the field.

Through this, Trent was also sponsored to attend a conference at CyberCon on 8 and 9 October. Here, he learnt about critical thinking in a treacherous world of uncertainty and misinformation through a keynote presentation presented by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki. He also met famous American Computer Scientist Kevin Mitnick, and who spoke about privacy and online vulnerability.

As a keen user of drones, Trent also enjoyed presentations on UAV – Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and their vulnerabilities and future applications.

Trent also had the privilege of forming numerous industry connections that he hopes to make use of in the future.

Ms Lauren Cook
Head of Senior Boys, Wellbeing