Andrew (AP) Prendergast

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Technology
Occupation Avant-garde innopreneur, futurist, Australian computer scientist, AI expert and information security specialist. 30+ years experience. +1 Snowboarder + MTBer.
Location Melbourne, Australia
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Introduction Australian (Neat Theoretical) Computer Scientist, AI expert, cryptgrphr + Information Security Specialist.

MSc(CS), RMIT University | Cert. Advanced Cyber Security, Stanford University.

Italian, Irish, Anglican Aussie. Possibly Ashken.

To get in touch:
email me at,
contact me on LinkedIn, or try @CompSciFutures on Twitter.

If you need to open a secure channel, eg, for following up Responsible Disclosure of Vulnerabilities, use my PGP Key (no black-hat stuff, please).
Interests Mountain Biking, heli-boarding, data science, "Viz"-ualisation. Rinse off then repeat.
Favorite Movies Fifth Element
Favorite Music Metals, contemporary classical, electronica.
Favorite Books My favourite book of the moment is "The Codebreakers", by David Khan.

The attack surface kill-switch riddle: What makes a SYSTEM insecure? a) Turning it ON, or b) Turning it OFF