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Communicating Risk and Mitigating Threats in a Changing Cyber Security Landscape

Wednesday, 16 February 2022 | 9am – 11am NZDT | Online

Event Overview

Adapting For a More Resilient Enterprise in the Next Normal 

As we look to the future of cyber security and what it means for New Zealand organisations, increasing resilience and protecting critical data remains paramount. As threats evolve and change, a strong cyber strategy and deploying cutting edge technology can reduce vulnerability and strengthen defences.


Public Sector Network’s National Insights – Biannual Edition complimentary virtual event, delivered by experts in their field, will examine how to navigate changes in government policy and understand your level of maturity. Thought leaders will discuss their approach to cyber strategy and resilience. It will highlight case studies and provoke conversation to help you guide your organisation to a smarter, more secure cyber future. 

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Benefits of Attending

Learn how to communicate cyber security risk to all levels of an organisation

Gain insight into the latest methods of protecting data and devices from cyber attacks 

Explore real world case studies to improve resilience in an ever-changing threat landscape 

Discover how to lead your organisation through the next phase of its cyber journey 

A Sneak Peek Of Your Inspiring Speakers

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Chris Buxton
Director Agency Partnerships, Digital Public Service Branch,
Department of Internal Affairs 

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Sue McLean
Chief Information Officer,
Greater Wellington Regional Council

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Carol Cottam
Manager, Information Services and Technology
Northland Regional Council

Peter Philipp,
General Manager, ANZ

Key Sessions

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Communicating Cyber Security Risk in a Meaningful Way 

  • Understanding the cost to business of security breaches 
  • Creating a strategy for change and helping an organisation understand why it is necessary 
  • Conveying the importance of strengthening defences with emerging technology to protect data

Building Resilience to the Evolving Cyber Threats Facing New Zealand Organisations

  • Mitigating the risk of a data breach
  • The future of cyber security
  • Improving your organisations security defences

Leading Your Organisation Through the Changing Cyber Security Landscape 

  • Navigating changes in government policy 
  • Conveying the importance of adhering to shifts in security protocols  
  • Deploying emerging technology that fits your security needs 

Device and Data Protection in an Ever-Changing Threat Environment 

  • How to prevent ransomware attacks against your network 
  • How do multi-layered security defences protect your data and devices? 
  • How do data privacy, notifiable breaches and cybersecurity combine to protect your organisation? 
  • Response and recovery when a breach occurs

Progressing Your Organisation’s Cyber Maturity and Closing the Gap on Vulnerabilities 

  • How to understand your organisations maturity level 
  • How to secure a hybrid and multi-cloud environment 
  • Implementing cutting edge technology to strengthen your defences against threat actors 
  • What are your top tips for improving cyber resilience and creating a strong cyber strategy?

Your Registration

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and explore how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives


An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges

Leading Technology Solutions

Hear  from leading solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


Receive on-demand access to session content on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

What Your Peers Had to Say

“Real life use cases – lots of valuable advice.”

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

“Great sessions, thought it was interesting and informative.”

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

“High quality speakers (every one), insights and learned a lot.”

University of Auckland

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