[About Conference]
New Zealand's Inaugural Women in Security awards have arrived

Once a year, the industry will gather together to celebrate and raise the profile of the New Zealand  IT Security industry to inspire young women and men to consider a career in this sector.

We do this by honouring their accomplishments, value, and contributions to the New Zealand market and giving the recognition they deserve.

Source2Create Pty Ltd is the Producer and Organiser of the New Zealand Women in Security Awards.

NZNWS is a Supporting Partner of the New Zealand Women in Security Awards.

Count Every Second Until the 2024 Event

Our Awards

A full list of all categories, and questions to answer, to help you give your nominee a fighting chance, so click on the category relevant and nominate today.

Nominations for the 2024 New Zealand Women in Security Awards will open February 1st 2024

[Our Judges]
Who's Judging?

We work with a panel of esteemed judges. Selected for their involvement & expertise in Security, Risk, Governance, Privacy, and Business, they provide impartial and insightful critique and work as advocates to help promote security/cyber as a career.

Suzy Clarke

[Executive GM of Security at Xero]

Tamāra Al-Salim

[Identity and PKI lead at NZDF, DINZ Executive Council member, NZ Country Ambassador for Women in Identity]

Tash Bettridge

[CSAM at Microsoft | Co-founder of NZNWS]

Isaac Morunga

[Sales Manager, Small & Medium Business at Microsoft]

Paul Platen

[Principal Consultant Digital Identity at WebSecure]

Rudo Tagwireyl

[Director of Connectivity, Digital Security and Risk (CISO) at University of Canterbury]

Grant Anthony

[CISO at Orion Health]

Nancy Taneja

[CISO at Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand]

Dila Beisembayeva

[Senior Implementation Lead (Micro-credentials) at Te Pūkenga]

Joshua Reedy

[CISO at Kordia]

Niall Casey

[Senior Director, Security Architecture at Johnson & Johnson]

Nicoleta Croitoru

[Director - Cyber Security at Deloitte]

Ngaire Kelaher

[Regional Vice President of 15A for ASIS International]

Patric Balmer

[MSSP Practice Lead | Cyber Defence at Spark New Zealand]

Donna Sanders

[Director of Information Security and Technology Operations at Computer Concepts Limited]
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