Joining me today is Elena Sitnikova, Associate Professor of Cybersecurity and Networking, College of Science and Engineering, Flinders University. A Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional, Elena leads cutting-edge research in Critical Infrastructure protection, focusing on intrusion detection for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems cybersecurity and the Industrial Internet of Things. With cyber-attacks increasing globally, she is exploring system antifragility and using artificial intelligence to analyse abnormal data that may affect critical cyber-physical systems.
Elena has been awarded nationally and internationally through numerous fellowships and awards including her recent Australia/NZ Women in AI Cybersecurity award and Defence-related fellowships as a recognition of her contribution to Australia’s ongoing defence.
Elena is also recognised as an innovative university educator in cybersecurity, pioneering online student engagement and research-led teaching. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) and has received an Australian Award for University Teaching (Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning; team). Elena has many cited publications and is an Associate Editor with the Australian Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering.
An absolute honour and pleasure to speak with her today! Reach out to Elena on LinkedIn and follow her amazing work there!