Robert Stroud, ISACA International President, was a guest speaker at Privacy & Security Conference 2015

Robert E Stroud, CGEIT, CRISC, ISACA International President and Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at CA Technologies (USA) presented in BC AWARE. The recent well-publicized attacks, including Sony, have awakened us all to the fact that cyber threats are targeting us all whether we are government, enterprises or individuals. At the Reboot conference, Robert shared key aspects of the changing nature of advanced persistent threats and discussed innovative methods for professionals to arm themselves against the changing threat landscape.

ISACA International VP, Rob Clyde presented at the 16th Annual Privacy & Security Conference

ISACA International Board Member and Vice President Rob Clyde, CISM, is CEO of Adaptive Computing and former Chief Technology Officer at Symantec. At ISACA Vancouver Chapter's BC AWARE session in Vancouver and at the 16th Annual Privacy & Security Conference in Victoria, Rob discussed how to deal with a cyber future that is already here. Are we agile enough to take on today’s cyber security challenge and make a difference? How can I start or enhance a career in cyber security? Practical advice from this long-time security professional on how ISACA’s CSX can help.

John N Stewart, Cisco Systems’ SVP, discussed the challenges of effective sustainable IT security

We live in a world today defined by massive expansion of Internet-connected devices, increasingly dangerous and widespread threats, and business and technical change on many fronts. Recent trends and breaches reported in the media consistently provide stark reminders that more needs be done to achieve better IT security. All of this has driven the topic of Cyber Security as a key issue in boardrooms and for top leaders around the globe. Cisco Systems’ SVP and Chief Security and Trust Officer, John N. Stewart, discussed the challenges of attaining effective, sustainable IT security.