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Invercargill Director Dialogue: Don’t risk it all – cybersecurity for directors

“Where do we start?” the cyber security question every organisation’s leadership should be asking themselves.

Nick Baty
8:00am — 9:00am, 29 October 2020
Great South
Boardroom, 143 Spey Street, Invercargill 9810
Price members
$25.00 incl GST
Price non-members
$35.00 incl GST


Over the last several years, cybersecurity has been consistently rated as one of the leading strategic risks facing New Zealand businesses today. The recent explosion of remote working, due to the unprecedented advent of COVID-19, has only exacerbated this challenge. So how do senior leaders contend with this complex issue in a way that is proportionate, and efficient?

Nick will discuss how the implementation of cybersecurity basics requires cultural change and leadership foremost and how the responsibility of cybersecurity risk management can be shared across the leadership team and he will address the question of “Where do we start?”

Nick Baty

Nick is currently the Principal Consultant – Security for Computer Concepts Limited (CCL) based in CCL’s Dunedin office. Prior to taking up this role in September 2019, Nick was the Ministry of Health’s (MoH) chief security advisor (IT). Within this role, Nick was responsible for driving and leading an increase in the cyber security maturity of New Zealand’s health and disability sector agencies (public and private).

Before he joined MoH, Nick was a team leader at the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) where he led a team of engagement managers who were responsible for working with New Zealand’s critical national infrastructure and organisations of national significance, to help them improve their cyber security posture and maturity. Nick has also supported a wide range of major cybersecurity projects and activities across both the public and private sector.

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