Co-founder and Director of SAM for Compliance, Tony is very well known in the IT industry after forty two years, with twenty five of those being in the cybersecurity sector. He is a Global Cyber Alliance Ambassador and a Fellow of New Zealand's Institute of IT Professionals.
Tony is New Zealand's Head of Delegation on the International Standards Organisation SC27 IT Security Techniques Committee. In this role, he holds New Zealand's vote on the progression and approval of ISO Information Security, Privacy and Cybersecurity Standards.
Tony is a regular contributor to the Centre for Internet Security CIS Controls and its supporting companion guides. He regularly speaks at cybersecurity events across the world.
Tony has considerable experience in cybersecurity auditing and standards compliance with a particular focus on local government and small/medium enterprise risk mitigation.
Based in Melbourne, Joe is a Director and the Chief Technical Officer for SAM for Compliance and has over twenty five years experience at the intersection of cybersecurity, technology and audit.
He has worked across the financial, health insurance, banking, technology and startup sectors in the United States, Europe, UK, New Zealand and Australia.
Joe has considerable experience in Risk Management, Audit and Cybersecurity. He is the former Chair and Adjunct Professor of the Masters of Science degree program in Information Security Leadership at Brandeis University.
Joe has numerous industry qualifications including ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, ISO 27001 Lead Implementor, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CCNA, CRISC, and is a qualified SABSA Security Architect and Prince2 Practitioner.
Joe regularly speaks at conferences and events in Australia and internationally.
Jackie started working with computers as a computer operator back in 1977. She is the Managing Director of SAM for Compliance Ltd. She designed and developed the SAM for Compliance system in 2016 and is the architect of the system's compliance frameworks.
Jackie spent 14 years working in local government in IT as a systems operator and system administrator, and latterly as IT Manager. During this period she served for over 10 years on the ALGIM Committee, holding the office of President in 2000.
From 2004 she has worked in the area of policy and compliance and developed a comprehensive policy system which was sold globally. Jackie continues to develop new frameworks for implementation within SAM for Compliance and, in conjunction with ALGIM, she developed the Local Government Cybersecurity Programme which was launched in 2018.
Her name is Polish and means black. She is the company mascot, work supervisor and paw-code writer. Please be assured all paw-code has been identified and removed during testing processes