CERT Advisory Board

Following the announcement on 5 May 2016 of the establishment of a national CERT for New Zealand, the Minister for Communications has called for nominations for the CERT Advisory Board. 


The Board will provide advice to the Minister and the Deputy Chief Executive – Market Services of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on the establishment and operation of the CERT.

The CERT will be responsible for monitoring, tracking and advising on cyber security incidents or attacks affecting New Zealand. The national CERT will be solely dedicated to cyber security and will be the central component of New Zealand’s cyber security architecture.

The CERT Establishment Board will provide advice on the establishment, ongoing operation and longer-term organisational form of the CERT. The Board will have up to nine members, made up from a mix of cyber security experts from the private and public sectors.

Find out more about the Board and nominations details here.

Apply for the CERT Advisory board on the MBIE website.