Dr. Malcolm Shore


ALC Group is privileged to be able to present seminars and training programs with Dr Shore, who has been invited from industry to share his expertise with the information security community.

Born in England, Dr Shore started his IT career with International Computers Ltd. He emigrated to New Zealand and served in the RNZAF as an IT specialist, following which he moved to the NZ Government Communications Security Bureau and held the position of Director INFOSEC. During this time he was responsible for the introduction of ISO 27000 and the Common Criteria into New Zealand.

After heading the design and development of commercial landline, satellite, and radio encryption products in an electronics start-up, Dr Shore took the position of Head of Security at Telecom NZ where he introduced ISO 27011 and the SABSA frameworks, and was responsible for achieving security compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and PCI.

Dr Shore relocated to Australia in 2011 and for three years was the Principal Security Officer at the Australian National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co), responsible for implementing Australia’s state-of-the-art fibre-to-the-home broadband network. Dr Shore is now the Technical Director (Australia) for BAE Systems Applied Intelligence.

Dr Shore has a formidable background in SABSA. As well as the mandatory Foundation Certificate, he holds the Advanced SABSA Certificate in Architectural Design and the Advanced SABSA Certificate in Risk, Assurance & Governance and holds a Masters Certificate in SABSA. In addition, Dr Shore has initiated and managed two SABSA programs at Telecom NZ and NBN Co. Dr Shore is a Trustee Director of The SABSA Institute and the Director of Education and Community relations for the Australian Information Security Association.

Dr Shore has held an adjunct position as Senior Fellow at Canterbury University, Christchurch and is currently an adjunct Professor at Deakin University, Melbourne.