Directors' Briefing - Strengthen Your Cyber Resilience





Nigel Phair GAICD

Nigel Phair GAICD

Director, Centre for Internet Safety

Nigel Phair is an influential analyst on the intersection of technology, crime and society. Adjunct Professor Phair has published three acclaimed books on the international impact of cybercrime, is a regular media commentator and provides executive and board advice on strategy, risk & governance of technology. In a 21 year career with the Australian Federal Police he achieved the rank of Detective Superintendent and headed up investigations at the Australian High Tech Crime Centre for four years. He is founder and managing director of a technology ‘start up’ company and has chaired a number of not-for-profit organisations. He is presently on the AICD ACT Divisional Council, a director of the ACT Public Cemeteries Trust, the Regional Development Australia Capital Region and Imediafy Pty Ltd.

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In Australia boards have woken up to the cyber issue over the last 24 months, especially in the last few weeks, driven largely by fear and uncertainty about whether they’re directly responsible and accountable for cybersecurity and what the implications for them as individuals may be. Directors are now asking questions such as: “Are we secure? How do we mitigate/protect our organisation from cyber-attacks?”

We are delighted to welcome Adjunct Professor Nigel Phair GAICD Managing Director, Centre for Internet Safety.

A widely respected authority in the intersection of society, technology and crime; Nigel is a specialist in cyber security and a leading internet analyst, media commentator and author. Nigel will present insights on the emerging threats of cybercrime and on the ways you can prepare for the inevitable.

This session will be highly beneficial for directors concerned about:

  • Recent and emerging on-line threats – including WannaCry and the recent Ransomware attack.
  • Why Directors need to carev
  • Having a Cyber Security Strategy
  • Questions to ask your CIO
  • The Mindset: It’s all about the Risk around cyber vulnerabilities

Following his presentation, Nigel will be available to answer questions in a facilitated Q&A session.

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