Trainer Profile

Peter Nikitser

  • CCSP
  • CISM
  • CISA
  • CIPP/E
  • CIPM
  • CIPT
  • ISO 27001

Peter is Director, Cyber Security, Cloud & Privacy at ALC Cyber Security, where he is responsible for the ongoing development, review and implementation of essential courses to meet the demands of prospective delegates across information security, cyber security, cloud and privacy.

Peter is exceptionally well qualified for this role and brings to bear a career spanning over 30 years in Information Technology, focusing on security even before the World Wide Web became mainstream.

Prior to joining ALC, Peter held senior roles with Deloitte Australia, CSC (now DXC Technologies), and Queensland Government. His career has involved work in diverse sectors such as defence, government, health, oil and gas, and the mining resource sectors.

Peter is a founding member of the Australian Cyber Emergency Response Team (AusCERT) and also assisted with the establishment of the Sri Lankan national CERT. His specialities are Enterprise Security Architecture, Digital Forensics, Cyber Security in Healthcare, Risk Assessments and Cyber Security.

Peter is the first person to have attained SABSA Masters status in Australia, and his other formal qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Information Technology (MInfTech) from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) from the Australian National University (ANU).

  • Peter is fantastic, his knowledge about each module is incredible. I really enjoy his personal stories about his experiences and all the reading recommendations! Peter's instruction was excellent.

    Live Virtual Training, 2024

Peter Nikitser, Director of Cyber Security

Peter is an extremely knowledgeable instructor and exhibited the right personality for effective learning for students across a broad skill set

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