Dr Greg Adamson is an Associate Professor and Enterprise Fellow in Cyber Security at the University of Melbourne School of Engineering. He has worked in cyber security for 25 years, in Australia and the UK, for government, industry and academia.
Companies he has worked with include the BBC, Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service, Fujitsu, the Royal Bank of Scotland, and Telstra. The most recent industry engagement was 8 years with ANZ's Transaction Banking, a $1.7bn business unit, where he introduced consideration of cyber risk into business planning. Greg has worked with blockchain since 2014, and has a strong interest in its governance. He established the Blockchain Special Interest Group at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the 430,000 member global technical professional organisation operating in 161 countries. He is on Standards Australia blockchain standards technical committee. He also specialises in professional ethics, and recently moved successful amendments to the IEEE's Code of Ethics, requiring members to consider issues of ethical design practice, and be cognisant of the role of intelligent systems. He considers the development of ethical practices to be critically important in addressing technology challenges as the world becomes increasingly and inseparably linked to advanced technologies. He also consults on these subjects, as Principal at Digital Risk Innovation.
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An ethnography of Bitcoin: Towards a future research agenda
A Maddox, S Singh, H Horst, G Adamson
Journal article | 2016 | Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy
Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are a recent socio-technical innovation that seeks to disrupt the existing monetary system. Throu..
Socially beneficial technology: Can it be achieved in practice?
Conference Proceedings | 2011 | 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS)
© 2011 IEEE. For an engineer, a good technology is one which is 'fit for purpose'. For the wider community there is a broader judg..
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
GAICD - Gradute of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
FIEAUST - Fellow of the Institution of Engineers of Australia
SMACM - Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery
MAIPM CPPD - Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management Certified Practicing Project Director
SMIEEE - Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Computing And Information Systems
Health Informatics Society of Australia
Australian Institute of Company Directors
Australian Institute of Project Managers
Electronic Frontiers Australia
Association of Computing Machinery
Board Member, 2005-2008, 2017 To Present
Internet Society Australia
IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology
Board Of Directors Ethics Champion
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Doctor of Philosophy
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Graduate Diploma in Information Sciences
University of Canberra
Bachelor of Technology (Engineering)
University of Southern Queensland
Electronic Engineering Certificate