CybersecCon 2020

28 February, Pullman Auckland

Keynotes, panel discussions, technical workshops, networking, and more

Cybersecurity has been taking centre stage around the world, with cyber-attacks becoming more prominent and their complexity more and more difficult to protect against. Thus, the imperative for cybersecurity experts to share their knowledge and experience with NZ businesses.

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13:00 Welcome Remarks and The State of Cybersecurity in NZ and the Pacific by Chillisoft CEO Alex Teh
13:20 NZ's Privacy Bill: The prognosis for March 2020 by Privacy Commissioner John Edwards
14:00 Keynote Address from ESET
14:30 Panel Discussion 1: What makes a good security as a service (SecSaas) partner?
15:00 BREAK
15:15 Risk and Compliance and how to run an effective cybersecurity team by Private and Public Sector Cybersecurity Advisor Mark Knowles
15:45 Panel Discussion 2: The rise of the SOC analyst and the tools for threat hunting
16:15 KPMG's cyber research team findings by Partner, Cyber Security Philip Whitmore
16:45 Guest Speaker - All Blacks Legend Frano Botica
17:15 Prize Draw and Closing Remarks
18:30 Board the shuttle buses and travel to the Viaduct Harbour

Alex Teh

John Edwards

Mark Knowles

Philip Whitmore

Chris Hails

Simon Howe

Kevin Kanji

Frano Botica

ESET Enterprise Suite

Data Protection with a Risk Adaptive Approach



Pullman Auckland


Pullman Auckland is located at the corner of Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant and is one of the largest inner-city conferencing and banqueting hotels in Auckland.

Technical workshops in the morning will be held at Gallery Room Three, Regatta Ballrooms B and C. Registration, lunch, networking, and exhibitions will be at Princess Ballroom C; while the main plenary will be held at combined Princess Ballrooms A and B.


Ocean Eagle 
We will cap the event with a sunset dinner cruise around the Auckland harbour onboard the Ocean Eagle charter, 7:00-10:00pm.

At the Hilton 






Dinner Cruise

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Gold Sponsors

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CybersecCon 2020

28 February, Friday –  Pullman Auckland