Burning Questions Everyone Needs An Answer To

KPMG Tauranga Office | 247 Cameron Road - Level 2, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty


12:00-12:15Arrivals & Networking
12:15-12:30Welcome and Cyber Security News Update, Jon Edney [CISSP, CEH]
12:30-13:30Burning Questions Everyone Needs An Answer To, Richard Tims, Partner, KPMG
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Sometimes in life there’s no substitute for just talking to someone who’s been through it before!

Join us for BOPSIG’s first fully interactive “ask the expert” session.

There’s no Powerpoint slides & no agenda – come to this session armed with your cybersecurity questions and let Richard Tims offer you his advice from years of experience in CIO and CISO roles across New Zealand.

Maybe you’re a CIO struggling to find a way to get Cyber on your board agenda? Maybe you’re an Engineer wanting advice on how to get into the cybersecurity profession? Maybe you just want to hear about the latest threats and trends? Whatever your question, come along and talk to Richard!

Got a question Richard’s uncertain on? No problem! There’s another 20+ experts in the room to try and help!

No questions, no problem! Come and listen!


Richard has had an extensive career in IT and Cyber Security. He originally started his journey at KPMG before moving into Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer roles for some well-known NZ corporations as well as senior roles in professional services. Richard’s leadership skills and business contribution was recognised when he was named Computerworld CIO of the Year in 2005. Richard has deep experience in the Banking, Gaming and Energy sectors as well hands on experience across a broad range IT and security domains from technical testing, design and implementation to governance, policies and frameworks and Digital transformation. As a Partner he is adept at simplifying complex IT and security risks for Boards and Executive teams, and providing pragmatic and practical insights from over 25 years in the IT and security industry. He is well recognised for his engaging communication style and ability to ensure the right business outcomes are achieved.

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Event Burning Questions Everyone Needs An Answer To
Richard Tims, Partner, KPMG

KPMG Tauranga Office
247 Cameron Road
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
New Zealand