Peter is Director, Cyber Security Services at ALC Group where he is responsible for the development and implementation of ALC Group’s cyber security training program throughout the Asia-Pacific region and for managing ALC’s broader range of cyber security services. Peter is exceptionally well qualified for this role and brings to bear a career spanning 30 years in IT with the last 15 years focussing on information security.

Prior to joining ALC Peter was Manager, Cyber Security & Risk Services at Deloitte Australia where he was responsible for the management and delivery of cyber security and risk services to Deloitte clients across Australia, including federal government, financial services, industry and critical infrastructure providers.

Prior to this Peter was Senior Security Consultant at CSC where he delivered services focussing on security architecture and Cyber Assurance. Previous positions have included defence, government, health, petroleum and mining sectors.

Peter is a founding member of AusCERT and assisted with the establishment of the Sri Lankan national CERT. His specialities are Enterprise Security Architecture, Digital Forensics, Healthcare, Risk Assessments and Cyber Security.

His formal qualifications include a Masters Degree in Information Technology (MInfTech) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) at Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra. Peter holds certifications in CISSP, CISM, CISMP, CCNA, CCSE, TOGAF and is the first person to attain SABSA Masters status in Australia.

"I wish to express how impressive I am of Peter Nikitser’s calibre, and as a member of group of partner trainers, how wonderful ALC have in preparing its students. Peter’s knowledge of all aspects of IT courses on offer in ALC is outstanding; however most impressive is his immense industry knowledge of what the most appropriate courses/certificate that will be useful of one’s career and future pursuits related to IT sector. The valuable knowledge of a path well trodden, generously and wisely consuls cannot be emphasised." Enterprise Risk Manager | Aus. Government Department



“A very interesting course and has provided an excellent foundation for helping improve security practices at my company. It’s also given me insights into future career paths.”
IT Portfolio Manager, International Charity

“Peter is an extremely knowledgeable instructor and exhibited the right personality for effective learning for students across a broad skill set. My thanks and appreciation to Peter for his time and effort during the course.”
Director, Dept Defence, Canberra

“Excellent training. Peter clearly knows the content back to front and made it approachable and often entertaining. The practical sections really helped in the learning process\".
Senior Consultant, Advisory Firm, Sydney

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