Cyber Risks Event

What small-medium sized businesses need to know

The Insurance Council is supporting Connect Smart week by running a free cyber risks event for Christchurch businesses.

Cyber-incidents are increasing at an alarming rate. It's not just affecting big corporates – it's affecting all businesses.

Join us for this free informative panel session where a panel of experts (IT security, risk management, legal and PR) will run though a cyber risk case study.  The experts will discuss basic steps to managing cyber risks as well as possible responses after a breach has occured.

The event will cover the basics and “must knows” of cyber risks for small to medium sized businesses:

  • The types of cyber attacks happening to small-medium sized businesses
  • Basic steps to managing cyber risk
  • How to tell if you’ve suffered a cyber incident
  • Tips and tools to protecting your business and staying safe online
  • How cyber insurance can help protect your business

The speaker panel features experts from a range of IT, legal, public relations and insurance backgrounds, all with specialist expertise and experience on cyber security. The Panel will be MC'd by Digital Journey's Stuart Dillon-Roberts and members of the Panel include:

Ryan Clark – National Manager, Liability and Commercial Underwriting, NZI
Strahan Wallis – Managing Director, Porter Novelli
Toby Gee – Special Counsel, Minister Ellison Rudd
Phil Johnson – CEO, CommArc

The session is designed for small to medium sized businesses, will draw on relevant case studies and will be presented in an interactive, easy-to-understand way.

There will also be opportunities for Q&A and networking at the end.

This event is free but reservations are essential.

Book online here