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Digital and Cyber Risk: Beyond 2020

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This event is:

  • Physical event only
  • Free for members of Digital Identity NZ and FinTech NZ
  • $25 for non-members

The world has seen an unprecedented rise in cyber security incidents since the beginning of 2020 – a trend which is shaking up everything we thought we knew about prevention and management of this insidious risk. 

This session will provide a deep-dive into what has been going on in the world of cyber security and insurance over the past 12 months, how this has impacted on businesses in all sectors both globally and here in New Zealand, and what we may expect looking forward.

Join FinTechNZ and Digital Identity NZ for three hours of engaging presentations and networking. Food and beverages will be provided, thank you to Marsh for sponsoring this event. 


Jono Soo – Marsh & McLellan – Head of Cyber Specialty – New Zealand

Jono provides specialist risk advice to clients to address their key cyber exposures and insurance needs. Jono regularly gets involved in industry events and also contributes to discussions on cyber trends both nationally and internationally, to better educate clients and colleagues on all-things-cyber and why it really needs to be taken seriously now more so than ever before. Jono was also nominated in the Insurance Magazine NZ Young Gun’s 2020 list, spotlighting some of the most influential insurance industry professionals under 35 in New Zealand.


Andy Prow, CEO & Co-Founder, Red Shield



Paul Platen, Principal Public Key Infrustructure and Identity Management Consultant, SSS – IT Security Specialists

Paul Platen is the Principal Public Key Infrastructure and Identity Management consultant for SSS – IT Security Specialists and leads a team of cyber security engineers. Paul has had a colourful career in Information Security and is a seasoned Cyber Security professional with more than 20 years’ experience in IT, Information Security and Project Management. 

Prior to joining SSS – IT Security Specialists, Paul’s role focussed on consulting, designing, and deploying technology solutions for digital identities, Cryptography, authentication, facial and fingerprint biometrics, smartcards, and fraud management. This role covered everything from finding ghost workers in government employment to implementing national ID card solutions to fraud prevention and implementing security for a leading aircraft manufacturer on their aircraft. 

He has extensive experience consulting within the banking, government, insurance and aviation industries on strategy and technology roadmaps across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States.

Apart from his love of technology, Paul is passionate about skills development and making cybersecurity more accessible to young people of all backgrounds. This includes making cybersecurity a viable career option for people that do not have an IT background. He is on a mission to simplify cybersecurity and make it understandable for everyone. 

He believes that to secure our future, we need to educate, empower and enable people from different backgrounds – more young people need to be inspired, mentored, and developed to do good and make a difference. He is convinced that Cybersecurity is no longer the exclusive domain of technologists. Paul imagines a world where skills development in cyber security can break the intergenerational cycle of poverty that faces our youth….one megabyte at a time and one person at a time.

Jonathon Berry, Consulting Partner, InPhySec Security

Jonathon Berry is a Consulting Partner at InPhySec, one of NZ’s leading cyber-security companies.  With over two decades in the military and GCSB leadership roles.  Jonathon has led major system security audits and developed remediation programs that have helped organisations measurably improve their security position. Jonathon’s specialties are Governance, Risk and Compliance) to recognised standards and frameworks such as the PSR, NZISM, ISO27001 and NIST CSF.



Jun 24
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free – $25
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