2017 NZTECH Advance Security Summit

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As we enter deeper into a digital world, the livelihood of the New Zealand economy and critical infrastructures are facing new threats everyday. With government efforts to strengthen and secure against cyber attacks through the allocation of significant financial investment and bringing together leading minds, Conferenz and NZTech are proud to collaborate once again to bring you 2017 Advance Security Summit held in Wellington

Working together with leading individuals at the forefront of the nation’s security matters, the Summit brings together a gathering of industry, government, academics and experts in the cyber security space to deep dive and progress the conversation on cyber security matters to the forefront of leadership strategy across the country.

Cybersecurity is a rising issue in New Zealand with the number of attacks increasing, the 2017 Summit will be  how public and private sectors must meet to join together in defending against attacks from the outset. Taking a wide view to understand the multi-dimensional nature of this issue across the board, not just a technology focus, the Advance Security Summit dived into security strategies, innovative case studies, and how protect, detect, and respond to cyber matters.

The Summit is a multi-stakeholder event to encourage active engagement against cyber-attacks through education and collaboration from both public and private sector.

Agenda for the Advance Cyber Security Summit

Kevin Kanji, CISO, Transaction Services Group
Aaron McKeown, Head of Security Engineering and Architecture, Xero
Peter Booth, ICT Risk and Security Manager, Contact Energy
Sean Walsh, Regional Sales Director, Carbon Black
Craig Watson, Country Manager, New Zealand, Darktrace

We’ve had the pleasure of speaking with several of the international keynotes in the lead up to the event:

Contact Energy: Building a cyber-secure culture – Peter Booth, ICT Risk and Security Manager, Contact Energy
Trust Me: NZ’s top trader explains the foundation of online business – Jon Duffy, Head of Trust & Safety, Trade Me

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