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Cyber Security – A case study to achieving cultural shift

Wednesday 23rd November 2016  |  Time:   1:30 pm to 2:00 pm AEDT

Webcast Overview

Join us for the last PCOA webinar for 2016 presented by Erica Hardinge, Manager Security Culture & Capability for ANZ.

Erica will present a case study in enabling secure behaviours and will uncover:

– An appreciation for cyber security as a social issue, not a technology problem
– Insights into an approach to creating a cyber-safe culture
– A new perspective on security awareness – it’s more than compliance
– Actionable tips for influencing a cyber-safety consciousness

About the Presenter

erica-hardingeErica is responsible for developing the global strategy for raising security awareness and influencing behaviour change across 55,000+ employees and extending over ANZ’s 30+ geographies. This involves applying Change Management methodology to demonstrate the case for change and to engage staff, empowering staff to make secure choices.

Erica has been applying interdisciplinary approaches to what was traditionally purely a communications role for 10 years, with prior roles in HR providing the basis for her approach. During this time Erica has observed growing interest and support for the Security Awareness function, with staff now increasingly recognising the personal need for cyber safe behaviours. The function has evolved from compliance based communications and training through to strategic approaches to facilitate a secure Human Perimeter. Through Erica’s vast experience she has seen the importance of the right language, clear individual action and personal relevance as the key ingredients in driving a world leading education and awareness program.

As an active member of the global Security Awareness community, Erica is well positioned to draw upon international approaches to further benefit ANZ’s program. More recently, in collaboration with other leading Australian organisations, Erica launched the Security Influence and Trust group for Awareness professionals in the Australasia region. Learn more on Linked In.

Erica completed her MBA qualification at Melbourne Business School in 2008 following the earlier completion of a Bachelor in Arts and Science at Melbourne University, with a focus on Behavioural Sciences, including Criminology, contributing to her passion to help staff become cyber safe.


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