Welcome to Season 5 Episode 8
Cyber Engineering with Renee Wootton
Our reliance on computers means the fact of cyber crime is more of a question of “when” not “if”.
Renee Wootton spoke to Engineering Heroes about how society is now facing cyber attacks on a daily basis and how it is of vital importance that cyber engineers are involved in the development and upgrade of computer systems.
cyber-attacks and scams, that’s the kind of thing that we face on a day-to-day basis
Renee’s engineering journey commenced when she was about 15. She joined a program called Air Force Cadets to try something new and to make new friends. Little did she know the effect this single program would have in shaping her future…
My passion was aircraft
Extra discussions during the episode
Future: There will always be progress
the future is an exciting one, but a challenging one.
Advice: Engineering is a skill to help you build a career
doing an engineering degree builds your resilience quite significantly
I’ve always admired big machinery, loud engines, and complex systems.
an American businesswoman and engineer, and she’s also the president and chief operating officer of Space X
About Renee Wootton
Renee Wootton – an Aerospace Engineer and Commercial Pilot currently working as a Project Engineer for CAE-Australia.
Renee has delivered and led Australian Aviation Project for nine years and is currently working on the upgrade of avionic systems on two military aircraft simulators.
Renee is passionate about inspiring the next generation of female engineers and is actively achieving this through the Program, Superstars of STEM.
Dominic De Gioia is the Director of a multi-discipline engineering firm, EWFW Consulting. He is a mechanical engineer with specialist experience in hydraulic engineering.
Melanie De Gioia is the Podcast Producer for Engineers Australia and the Director of Ramaley Media.
Together, Mel & Dom launched Engineering Heroes in 2018
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We interview engineers as they discuss their life and the issues they are dealing with.