TeLENZ is pleased to present the eighth installment of its ‘Leading Minds’ webinar series on Law and Technology in legal education: practice, policy and research.

Legal practitioners, law teachers and legal researchers are invited to attend these presentations and participate in the Q&A sessions.

Webinar 8: Tuesday 27 April 2021, 1.00pm – 2.00pm NZST.
Topic: Regulating Encryption in NZ
Attendance: Free but register HERE.

Our panellists Michael Dizon and Kate Pearce will present an overview of encryption and discuss the technical principles and protocols, laws and regulatory requirements, and social norms and values that underlie encryption technology. The webinar will involve consideration of the contexts and issues that should be taken into account when regulating encryption for Aotearoa New Zealand.

Information about the Panellists

Michael Dizon, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Waikato. His principal area of research is law and ICT (information and communications technology). He has conducted and published research on law and technology topics such as encryption, hacking, information security, cybercrime, intellectual property, and technology regulation.

Kate Pearce is the Head of Security for Trademe and has worked with clients across the globe on cyber security, helping them building secure systems on scales from small companies to multinational corporations. She has undertaken research into the security of network protocols, and novel offense and defense techniques.

TeLENZ is a project supported by the NZ Law Foundation to build New Zealand’s legal and policy capability in fast developing areas of law and technology.