Deputy Director IT Infrastructure Operations

The Deputy Director IT Infrastructure Operations is responsible for the leadership of the IT Infrastructure Operations group, providing strategic direction to the teams under its authority, and is the principal point of contact and collaboration with research executives at the University. The Deputy Director IT Infrastructure Operations also provides leadership of AusCERT, building both commercial and partnership outcomes in cybersecurity.

Data Services

The Data Services Team ensures effective management of the University’s extensive data network, communications and telephony services and data centres across the University’s 47 campuses and sites.

Infrastructure and Identity

The Infrastructure and Identity Team is responsible for setting the strategy for the delivery of infrastructure and identity services and providing operational guidance to ensure the strategy is delivered effectively and efficiently.


AusCERT is a leading Cyber Emergency Response Team for Australia and provides information security advice to its members, including the higher education sector. We are a single point of contact for dealing with cyber security incidents affecting or involving member networks.

As a not-for-profit security group based at the University of Queensland, AusCERT helps members prevent, detect, respond to and mitigate cyber and Internet-based attacks.

AusCERT monitors and evaluates global cyber network threats and vulnerabilities, and remains on-call for members after hours. AusCERT publishes the Security Bulletin Service, drawing on material from a variety of sources, with recommended prevention and mitigation strategies.