Mitnick In The News
Cyber Threats: Insights from the Worlds Most Famous Hacker ? 22 Aug 2016.
Jun 30, 2016 - Our Auckland, by Staff
Once the FBI’s most wanted hacker, and now a world leading cyber security authority, Kevin Mitnick will prove that ‘one foot in the door is all it takes’ to threaten the stability of an organisation.
Visiting NZ for the first time, Kevin Mitnick will address business leaders on his insights on cyber threats, current trends and the role that social engineering plays - and what can be done to mitigate the risk Of cyber attacks.
Featuring a 'live hacking' demonstration, Mitnick will show how multiple devices can be exploited, exposing the vulnerabilities of organisations in an impressive and unsettling presentation.
Cybercrime is the second most reported economic crime and while many organisations still view it is an IT issue – it is not.
Cyber threats are becoming increasingly sophisticated and persistent, evolving beyond the capabilities of traditional security responses. It is now imperative for Executive Management and Boards to take a leading role in managing this risk in order to protect their organisations share value, intellectual property, client information and reputation.
This event with Kevin Mitnick will not only provide a perspective rarely seen – that from one of the world’s most famous ‘black hat’ hackers, but it may also serve as a catalyst for a reassessment of security processes in organisations – from the boardroom to the basement.
- When: Monday 22 August 2016, 10.00am - Monday 22 August 2016, 3.00pm
- Where: SKYCITY Convention Centre, 88 Federal Street, Auckland CBD
- Cost: From $795
- Bookings: mitnicklive.com