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Barry Brailey Joins Aura Information Security as Principal VSO


Aura Information Security today announced it has appointed seasoned cyber security expert Barry Brailey as Principal Virtual Security Officer (VSO), effective as of 17 July, 2017.

With more than 15 years’ experience in the security industry, Barry has held numerous highly-regarded positions within a wide range of organisations.

Most recently he was Manager of Security Policy at the Domain Name Commission Ltd (DNCL). Prior to this he was Head of Consultancy Services at the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) National Cyber Security Centre.

Barry is an active participant in the New Zealand InfoSec community and has been a member of the New Zealand Internet Task Force (NZITF) Board since 2009, and Chair since 2014. He has also been a Board member of the Information Security Awards NZ (iSANZ) since 2014.

In his role as Principal VSO, Barry will draw on his vast experience in security risk management and incident management to provide expert consultancy advice and leadership to wide range of New Zealand businesses.

Aura Information Security General Manager Peter Bailey says Barry is great addition to the team; many of which are looking forward to working alongside someone of his calibre.

“Barry brings with him an incredible amount of experience in organisational governance, international collaboration, incident coordination, operational planning, intelligence-led operations, relationship management and strategic business development.

“We know our clients will benefit hugely for his experience and look forward to having him on the team – particularly as we continue on our path of strong growth,” says Peter.