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Karly Winkler

Senior Analyst

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ICT and emerging technologies, including cryptography, cyber security, advanced data analytics and computing, machine learning and AI (including adversarial techniques and machine learning security).


Karly is a Senior Analyst with ASPI’s International Cyber Policy Centre

Prior to joining ASPI in September 2021, Karly spent over 20 years working in technical and leadership roles across cyber security, cryptography, data science and engineering within Defence. As a subject matter expert, she has written strategies and provided advice and assistance to the national security community, government and ADF on encryption, cyber vulnerabilities and adversarial machine learning to protect national data assets and infrastructure.  

She has held long and short-term positions overseas, working particularly with the UK and US governments to facilitate collaboration with Australian agencies. She maintains a strong interest in enabling the awareness and understanding of science and emerging technologies, and particularly with initiatives that encourage diversity and women in STEM.

Karly has a Masters in Science Communication from ANU, a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from University of Adelaide and is currently studying Machine Learning and Computer Vision at ANU.