Senior Internet Security Specialist
Jamie Gillespie is a Senior Internet Security Specialist at APNIC, where he focuses on security training, outreach, and the development of Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs), network operators, and Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) throughout the 56 economies that make up the Asia Pacific region. His work supports APNIC’s vision of fostering “A global, open, stable, and secure Internet.”
With over 26 years of IT experience, 22 of those dedicated to Information Security, Jamie has built an extensive career in the industry. He began at the backbone Internet provider UUNET Canada before holding various information security roles at organizations such as AusCERT, Google, and Macquarie Cloud Services. Jamie is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP), and a Certified Professional Member of the Australian Computer Society (MACS CP (Cyber Security)).
As a respected figure in his field, Jamie is an Honorary Life Member of the Australian Information Security Association (AISA).
When not travelling or conducting training sessions, Jamie collaborates with all stakeholders at APNIC to secure the organization’s people, processes, and technology, and led the work for APNIC’s successful certification to the ISO 27001 standard for Information Security Management Systems.
An accomplished international presenter, Jamie shares his expertise on a wide range of topics, encompassing incident response, technical, physical, and management security. He has also been featured in interviews across various media platforms, including television, radio, and print.