The conference, to take place in New Zealand from 11-13 September, will focus on the areas that ISACA says have brought the industry this far - the BA*SI*CS: Business Acumen, Strategic Intelligence, and Cyber Security - three key areas that “continuously refresh skills and knowledge to make an impact in the IT profession”.
ISACA says the conference will attract a wide variety of local and international technology professionals from around the globe, focusing on uniting “leading minds, generating unrivaled learning experiences, and creating passionate discussions that result in actual transformation”.
This includes industry experts from leading companies and government agencies, such as Tony Hayes, Deputy Director-General, Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors, Abbas Kudrati, Chief Cybersecurity Officer for Microsoft Asia’s Enterprise Cybersecurity Group, Phil Whitmore, Partner, Cyber Security at KPMG, Dawie Olivier, Chief Information Officer at Westpac New Zealand, Matthew Lord, Head Of Cybersecurity Practice Dimension Data, and Paul Salisbury at Blockchain Labs.
Following hundreds of interviews with CISOs/CSOs across the globe, the Masterclass will go through CMMI’s “holistic, risk-based approach for assessing organizational security capability maturity and efficiently building resilience, and provide a risk-based approach for prioritising investment for organisations with varying complexity and security demands”.
And a SheLeadsTech panel will highlight the initiatives being undertaken by leaders in New Zealand and Australia to increase the representation of women in leadership roles, led by Rachel Whitelaw, General Manager at ASB Bank.
Keynote speakers include:
- Gregory J. Touhill, CISM, CISSP, Brigadier General (ret), president of Cyxtera Federal Group, Cyxtera Technologies, ISACA Board Director
- David Samuelson, CEO of ISACA
- Ian Taylor, founder of Animation Research Ltd (ARL)
- Gareth O’Connor, Strategy Director at PHD
- Doug Grindstaff, Senior Vice President of Cybersecurity Solutions, CMMI Institute