Amy Roberts is an Assistant Director with the Australian Signals Directorate. She is responsible for a number of initiatives to promote the array of cyber security career opportunities, and strives to increase the participation of women in the industry.
She manages the Government’s Cyber Security Challenge Australia, the largest national tertiary ‘hacking’ competition, in partnership with the corporate sector and academia, to identify the next generation of cyber talent. Amy also runs a series of national Women in Cyber Mentoring Events that match university and TAFE students with female mentors across the country. Amy is a Canberra Chapter lead for the Australian Women in Security Network, and coordinator for the First Thursday of the Month Club, a monthly security networking event.