IT SECURITY TESTING & ADVISORY SERVICES
  • AppSec NZ Conference
    2021-02-01

    Lateral Security is proud to be a silver sponsor this security conference event which is a replacement for OWASP NZ Day in Auckland. This event had more than 900 people attend and was also streamed to YouTube.
    https://appsec.org.nz/

  • Special Children’s Christmas Party 2020
    2020-10-28

    Lateral Security is proud to be a major sponsor at this event in 28th November 2020. This will help 5,000 children with a Christmas party event. This is being co-sponsored with NZME and Sky Television.
    http://www.sccpnz.co.nz/

  • CHCon 2020
    2020-10-01

    Lateral Security is once again proud to be a sponsor of this great event in Christchurch. We will also have presentations from three of our staff at this event. Presentations will be available in the downloads section.
    https://2020.chcon.nz/

  • AppSec NZ Conference
    2020-09-16

    Lateral Security is proud to be sponsoring this security conference event which is a replacement for OWASP in Auckland. Come and see us at our stand, mention our website and get a free prize.
    https://appsec.org.nz/

  • 2019 Team Retreat
    2019-08-22

    Lateral Security has completed another Team retreat which was a fun event held in Palmerston North and later in Wellington at the Adrenalin Forest. This was a hugely successful event for the team where we covered off the company goals and strategy for the business and took on feedback from all staff. Our stated goal of To Improve the IT security & safety of our customers & all New Zealanders was further fleshed out into ways that we can improve on this stated goal.

  • Lateral Security at Smart Christchurch Innovation Expo
    2019-08-13

    Lateral Security has been invited to present at this event on the 9th September 2019. More details can be found here: https://smartchristchurch.org.nz/innovation-expo-2019/

  • CHCon 2019
    2019-07-02

    Lateral Security is once again happy to sponsor this event for 2019. Lateral Security will have a number of presenters at this event from our own staff. https://2019.chcon.nz/

  • New Advisory Consultants
    2019-06-30

    Lateral Security has hired two new IT Security Advisory Consultants for the Wellington office. Sameer (previously Statistics NZ) and Amol (UNIFY Solutions) have joined us recently and have over 15 years of combined experience.

  • New Junior Security Consultants
    2019-06-17

    Lateral Security has hired two new junior IT Security Consultants for our Christchurch office. Toni and Edward will add to our growing skills and help to build our team for our Christchurch and South Island clients.

  • New Senior Security Consultants
    2019-02-18

    Lateral Security has hired two new Senior IT Security Consultants for our Wellington office. Ryan (previously RSM Melbourne) and Tum (previously PwC New Zealand) will add to our growing skills and continue to build our team for our Wellington and New Zealand based clients.

  • Bon Joins Lateral Security
    2018-08-06

    Bon has joined Lateral Security as an IT Security Consultant based in our Auckland office. Bon is actively involved in the security community and has technical knowledge in Penetration testing and in various programming languages such has C/C++, Java, Python, MySQL and PHP. Bon is OSCP and OWSP certified. He is also working on OSCE and GWAPT in his extra extracurricular time.

  • Glenn Joins Lateral Security
    2018-07-16

    Glenn has joined Lateral Security as an Services Account Manager based in our Christchurch office. Glenn is actively involved in community foundations including Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s society in Canterbury. Glenn has 24 years of broad experience in the ICT industry and his last role at MYOB was looking after a wide range of Accountants across New Zealand.

  • Jason Joins Lateral Security
    2018-05-20

    Jason has joined Lateral Security as an Advisory IT Security Consultant based in our Wellington office. Jason has 20 years of broad experience in the ICT industry, 12 of which have been in specialist security roles across New Zealand Government. Jason has wide operational experience across a wide range of cyberspace security fields.

  • Todd Joins Lateral Security
    2017-09-01

    Todd has joined Lateral Security as an Advisory IT Security Consultant based in our Wellington office. Todd is a senior security consultant with 17 years of broad experience in the ICT industry, 14 of which have been in specialist security roles across Defence and Government, both in New Zealand and internationally. He has also served as a member of the Army Reserve for 19 years. Todd has wide operational experience across a range of cyberspace security fields, including performing several operational deployments in the Middle East and Pacific. He has a thorough understanding of cyber adversaries and their tactics and has received several commendations from agencies for his work in the cyberspace domain.

  • ADVISORY - QNAP QTS ISSUE
    2017-08-30

    Adam Bell has identified a security issue in the QNAP QTS software. This issue allows unauthenticated remote command execution. The vendor has been informed and a patch has been released to resolve the issue. Further details can be found in the writeup here.

  • Dirk Joins Lateral Security
    2017-05-15

    Dirk has joined Lateral Security as an Advisory Security Consultant and will be based in our Wellington office. Dirk is a security professional with over 15 years of experience in information security management and technical security operation / administration.  Dirk has worked for over 5 years as a Security Assurance Manager for different New Zealand government departments and finance companies which involved IT security reporting, security reviews, threat mitigation. Dirk worked for nearly ten years as an IT Network Security Engineer for a multinational company.  His technical areas of expertise are proxy, firewall, content security and loadbalancing.

  • Mayank Joins Lateral Security
    2017-03-13

    Mayank has joined Lateral Security and will be based in our Auckland office. Mayank has extensive security testing experiance having previously worked for IBM India in government, financial, tourism, pharmaceutical and telecommunications sectors. He has provided wisdom and insite to customers combined with strong technical understanding and the ability to detect and identify threats into a business’s security framework is rare in the security industry.

  • Dmitry Joins Lateral Security
    2017-02-01

    Dmitry has joined Lateral Security as a Security Consultant and will be based in our Auckland office. Dmitry has ten years of experience within roles which have a strong focus on networking and security.  His technical knowledge is wide and varied and includes, but it not limited to: networking technologies, Windows and Linux systems and VoIP.  He has experience with large-scale IT project implementation and architecture and has a vast understanding of Linux, Unix and open standards-based technologies.

  • Dominic Joins Lateral Security
    2016-11-01

    Dominic has joined Lateral Security and will be based in our Wellington office. Dominic is a Security Consultant with a focus on web application, mobile application security and social engineering. 

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  • Dan Wallis Joins Lateral Security
    2016-04-04

    Dan Wallis has joined Lateral Security and is based in our Christchurch office. Dan has an extensive background in IT systems, including website development, monitoring, and testing as well as systems administration, both in the UK and here in NZ. Dan is also well known for his involvement in the Christchurch ISIG chapter. Dan is keen to have conversations with Christchurch-based organisations around IT security. Give him a call on 03 595 0387.

  • New Auckland Office Location (53 High Street, level 1, Auckland CBD)
    2016-02-09

    Lateral Security's Auckland office has now moved to 53 High Street (level 1) in the Auckland CBD.

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  • OWASP Day (4th Feb 2016) Presentations
    2016-02-09

    Lateral Security presented at the 2016 OWASP event in Auckland on the 4th Feb 2016.

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  • Lateral Security nominated for iSANZ "Best Security Company Of The Year" award
    2015-11-16

    Lateral Security has been nominated for the "Best Security Company Of The Year" award at the  iSANZ awards to be held on the 8th December 2015.

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  • NEW STAFF - Andrew Chuah
    2016-02-01

    Lateral Security welcomes Andrew Chuah to our team in Wellington.

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  • TWO NEW CREST CERTIFIED STAFF
    2015-11-16

    Lateral Security is proud to announce that two of its Security Consultants are now CREST certified.

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  • THREE NEW STAFF
    2015-11-02

    Lateral Security welcomes three new staff to each of its offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

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  • SIX NEW STAFF
    2014-10-16

    Lateral Security has hired 6 new staff over the last 3 months. Total staff numbers are now sitting at 22.

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  • WELLINGTON HEAD OFFICE HAS MOVED
    2014-10-16

    Lateral Security head office in Wellington has moved to a new location.  The new office has a dedicated floor, is larger in size and allows the company further growth to accomodate new staff.

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