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Directors’ Deep Dive: Preparing for a cyber attack

Join us for this interactive session with Kordia’s Hilary Walton.

Hilary Walton
12:15pm — 1:45pm, 22 February 2022
The George
50 Park Terrace, Christchurch Central City
Price members
$25.00 incl GST
Price non-members
$50.00 incl GST


If your organisation were subject to a cyber-attack, do you have a plan in place to come out the other side? 

This directors deep dive will discuss how to put a plan in place to be better prepared in the event of a cyber-attack.

This interactive discussion-style event will be capped at 15 attendees. You will be encouraged to ask questions and actively contribute your perspectives.   

Hilary Walton

Hilary Walton is a director, digital influencer, digital security & business transformation leader, psychologist, author, YouTuber & podcaster, wife and mother of three and wants to make the world a better place by championing diversity.  She is currently Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Kordia Group –a mission-critical technology provider in the cloud, cyber security and connectivity space and is responsible for security for Kordia’s ANZ operations.

Her diverse background in organisational psychology, ICT, risk management, and security sets her apart from her peers with traditional technology backgrounds. She has significant experience from offshore roles – she worked for Mi5 in London and the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games leading the information security programme.  She has written a book and developed an App on how to improve security culture.

Outside of work, Hilary is a ‘YouTuber’ and is a passionate sharer of ‘digital culture’ ideas on social media, She founded a 'Digital Culture Ideas' YouTube show and podcast to help people understand the biggest cultural shift that is happening right now – a move towards a more digital culture nation. She believes that being ‘digital’ requires a new set of behaviours and ways of working for people to learn and adopt.

Additional information


All attendees at IoD events must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and show a My Vaccine Pass on arrival at the event. If you have a medical exemption and a My Vaccine Pass you may still be able to attend.

For more information on our vaccine policy and safety plan see our Covid-19 updates' page.

Branch event cancellation policy

Regrettably, registration fees cannot be refunded when cancellations are received within two working days prior to any branch event.

See our standard terms and conditions for more information.


Sharynn Johnson
Canterbury Branch Manager

+64 3 968 6468

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