Industry Talk: What happens next is up to you

14th Sep 2018 2:10pm-3:00pm
Presenter/Speaker: Mike Maclean, Group Manager, Information and Security, Genesis Energy Hamilton
Location: G.1.15

In this talk, Mike Maclean will present an introduction to Genesis Energy and how Cyber Security is managed within a large and complex corporate. Mike will also look back over the last 30 years and the challenges going into the next 30 years; the world ICT students will be heading into and building. Lastly, he will provide an overview of the types of Cyber Security roles within Genesis and the industry, as well as advice on how to survive in the Security field.

Mike Maclean has worked in IT for 30 years, spending the last 20 years in Security roles, including Information Security Manager – Netway, Vodafone, SKY TV, and 15 years as an independent Security Contractor working for large corporates – General Electric, Mercury Energy, EDS, and Fonterra. Mike started out on IBM Mainframes, moved into Programming, Sysadmin/Engineering, then “Security” when it became a thing. He has gained security qualifications along the way for CISSP, ISSAP and even in the dark art of project management (PMP). Mike is the Group Manager, Information and Security, at Genesis Energy, Hamilton.

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