Is New Zealanders’ health information safe from attackers?

Global cybersecurity expert, Hector Rodriguez, will be in New Zealand on the 1st of August specifically as the guest speaker at the Cybersecurity in Health Symposium being held in Auckland.  This is a one-off opportunity to hear from Microsoft’s Worldwide Health Chief Information Security Officer as he has a very clear and direct message for New Zealanders –
“Hackers are smart but also lazy and they go after easy targets. Health groups should not make themselves easy targets.  They should begin to adopt a more comprehensive cybersecurity posture that starts from within, leverage the work by their trusted IT vendors and employ layered security to make it more difficult to be attacked,” he says.  Read a recent press release for more on Hector and his thoughts about keeping Kiwis’ health information safe from attack and ransom (more information click here)

Hector Rodriguez, MBA
WW Health Chief Information Security Officer

Cybersecurity in Health Symposium 2017

Register online now!

The Maritime Room, Princes Wharf, Auckland CBD, Tuesday 1 August 2017
Symposium 9am to 5pm, followed by networking from 5pm to 7pm

View speaker bios and presentation outlines.
Review the preliminary programme please click here.

Plus, a special “2 for 1” deal courtesy of the symposium’s Premier Partner, Microsoft

Register for the Cybersecurity in Health Symposium and you can also register to attend Microsoft’s –
Health Sector Workshop: Take a deeper dive into Cyber Security
With the experts from Microsoft

  • Being held on the 2nd of August from 9am-5pm at Microsoft’s Viaduct Harbour offices in Auckland.
  • This is an exclusive offer and there is limited availability (places are not guaranteed so it’s on a first come-first serve basis)
  • Register for the Cybersecurity in Health symposium in order to take advantage of this second day.  For more information on this event – please contact Talie Schmidt-Geen directly.

If you have any questions on any of the above events or news, please do not hesitate to let me know. Also if you have any news or events that you would like to share with the rest of the NZHIT members or include on our website, please send them through to me.

Kind regards
Talie Schmidt-Geen

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