Jordan Plotnek received the Bachelor of Engineering degree with first class honours in telecommunication and network engineering from Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia in 2013. He is currently a a Visiting Academic at Concordia University, Montréal, Canada, and a Ph.D. Candidate under Professor Jill Slay at the School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences of La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. His research interests are centred around cyber-physical conflict, emerging threats, and resilience.

Research Interests

  • Cyber-physical conflict
  • Security resilience
  • Cyber Risk
  • Threat intelligence


  • Cyber-physical systems & IoT
  • Critical infrastructure & smart cities
  • National & international security
  • Cyber terrorism & warfare


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