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Media Release – 13 February 2024 – Boorowa Connect Event: Safeguarding Businesses Against Cyber Threats

Feb 13, 2024

Regional Development Australia Southern Inland, supported by Hilltops Council, Boorowa Business Chamber, and Boorowa Ex-Services Club, are pleased to present a Business Connect event in Boorowa. This event will bring together experts to equip businesses in the Hilltops with essential knowledge on cybersecurity.

Boorowa Connect aims to empower businesses, whether small or large, to protect themselves against the rising tide of cyber threats. Attendees will gain valuable insights from industry leaders, ensuring they are well-prepared to face the challenges of the evolving digital landscape.

This free event will be held on Tuesday 27 February 2024 with networking beginning at 6pm, presentations will begin at 6.30pm. The event will be held at the Boorowa Ex-Services Club, located at 55/59 Pudman Street, Boorowa. Nibbles will be provided.

Presenter Details:

Sasha Hajenko – Cyber Security Lead

Founder of Blue Phoenix Systems, Sasha brings over 20 years of cybersecurity expertise.

Topics include:

  • Why everyone is a target for cybercriminals.
  • Australian Cyber Security Centre’s “Essential Eight” mitigation strategies.
  • Spotting scam emails or SMS.
  • The role of Cyber Insurance and its benefits.
  •  Resources to enhance cybersecurity awareness.

George Kleibert – Cyber Insurance Specialist

With a 27-year career in the General insurance sector, George focuses on simplifying insurance complexities.

Topics include:

  • Understanding existing insurance coverage.
  • Public & Product Liability and Professional Indemnity coverage.
  • The importance of Cyber Liability insurance in safeguarding against hacking and unauthorized access

To secure your seat at the Boorowa Connect event, please book via


Media enquiries – Hilltops Council 1300 445 5