Aaron Finnis

Associate Director, Information Security & Risk at Flinders University, Australia


Aaron Finnis, Associate Director, Information Security & Risk at Flinders University has over a decade worth of experience in the information security and risk specialisation.

For the past four years he has been working to establish an information security and risk team that acts as an enabler for Flinders University. As part of his role Aaron has worked across organisational units within the University to build a risk and security aware culture and develop an approachable and high performing team.

Aaron is committed to making security and risk accessible and understandable across all areas of the organisation bringing a solid business acumen, to a classically technical field.

In the years prior to working at Flinders he worked for two national consulting firms providing audit, business and technical security and consulting services across Australia. Aaron holds several industry recognised certifications including Certified Information Security Management and Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

My Sessions

Identity, The Key To User Centric Security In Higher Education

Pink Room

Since establishment of an Information Security team four years ago, the Flinders University has executed a rapid continuous improvement program to not only reduce risk, but also improve the usability and resilience of the University’s IT services to enhance the Student and Staff experience. The centerpiece of this work has been to implement an identity […]

Technology Innovation and Service Management