Fireside chat

Cybersecurity: what business leaders need to know

As the number of ransomware attacks rise, cybersecurity is more important than ever for NZ business leaders. Understanding the trends and how to manage cyber threats has become a business imperative. Hosted by ClearPoint COO Paul Scott, we explore what business leaders need to know to minimise the risk and save reputational damage in this fireside chat with leaders in the field.

Chillisoft CEO Alex Teh and Cybersecurity Consultant Michael Wallmannsberger discuss emerging trends in the Cybersecurity space, how the threat landscape is changing, and why NZ Business leaders need to worry about information security. Find out what the impact of war further afield means for security threats in New Zealand and how businesses should be responding to breaches based on recent learnings.



Alex Teh is a business leader with a proven track record in cybersecurity with over 20+ years of experience in running cybersecurity distribution companies. 16 of those years as a Director and Founder of Vigil Software/Infinigate and 4 years as the CEO of Chillisoft. As a subject matter expert in all aspects of cyber security, Alex is knowledgeable on cyber security technologies such as Next Generation Firewalls, Data Loss Prevention, Cloud security, Network detection and response (NDR) and more. 

Michael Wallmannsberger has over 20 years of experience as a cybersecurity expert and technology leader, having served as a professional director for organisations in both the public and private sectors. His experience includes terms as Chief Information Security Officer at Air New Zealand, Consultant and Principal Security Architect at ASB and consultant to a variety of financial services and technology firms. Michael has deep expertise across cybersecurity management, in firms that are working with the latest technology and processes.

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