IIA: The Five Most Important Pillars of an Enterprise Security Program
Feb
5
8:30 AM08:30

IIA: The Five Most Important Pillars of an Enterprise Security Program

In this applied session, learn about developing an effective and efficient enterprise security program that starts with strong culture and risk communication. If you recently became a CISO or security director you will learn how to build your playbook for your first 100 days on the job. Ditch the dated old school security ways and embrace a more modern approach. The pillars of building the new age enterprise security are: developing a positive security culture, making secure business processes easy, reducing alert overload, fostering enduring business relationships, constant communication with executives, and getting the biggest bang for your limited bucks with risk prioritization.

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ASIS - Physical and CyberSecurity: The Importance of Convergence
Feb
1
11:30 AM11:30

ASIS - Physical and CyberSecurity: The Importance of Convergence

In conjunction with the BC AWARE Campaign (www.bcaware.ca), ASIS is proud to offer this event.  Presenting on the linkages between physical and cyber security, BCLC's security leadership will be demonstrating the benefits of convergence. Please join us for this engaging luncheon to learn how, using BCLC as an example, both physical and cyber security must work cohesively as part of a broader security management program to mitigate the risks of today's evolving threat landscape.

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Global Knowledge: What is Cryptojacking and How Can I Protect Myself?
Feb
1
11:00 AM11:00

Global Knowledge: What is Cryptojacking and How Can I Protect Myself?

Driven by recent increases in cryptocurrency values, Cryptojacking is poised to be the center of conversation in 2018. It’s one of the latest innovations in hacking in which a victim’s computer is enlisted to mine cryptocurrency. Unlike ransomware, this attack steals processor cycles in an attempt to mine Monero and other currencies, typically without the user’s knowledge or consent.

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The 4th Annual TRU Privacy & Security Conference
Jan
31
8:00 AM08:00

The 4th Annual TRU Privacy & Security Conference

The 4th Annual TRU Privacy & Security Conference is designed for people who are working or interested in the fields of Information Security, Privacy, Risk and Audit.  Attendance can be used for ISACA, ISC2, and IAPP CPEs. This year's theme focuses on Privacy and Security in the Digital Organization. This one day regional conference run in association with  the BC Aware Campaign 2018.

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IIA: Blockchaining - From a Technical and Business Value Perspective
Feb
9
9:00 AM09:00

IIA: Blockchaining - From a Technical and Business Value Perspective

Blockchaining offers a decentralised register of ownership by securely recording every transaction in the system. This technology has been in place for a while through cryto-currencies like BitCoin. But the potential for this decentralised register goes beyond this use. There is a potential to revolutionize the security of ownership for an enormous range of high value transactions. During this presentation KPMG will discuss the technical aspects of how Blockchains work, the current uses of Blockchaining and the potential opportunities from a customer, technology and regulatory perspective.

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18th Annual Privacy and Security Conference
Feb
8
to Feb 10

18th Annual Privacy and Security Conference

Held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada this conference is a must attend for those working in the privacy and security fields. Presented by the Office of the CIO and the Ministry of Finance, Government of British Columbia, this three-day conference, is recognized as one of the top tier events in North America. Anyone working in the information privacy and security fields will benefit from the speakers, discussions and networking at the conference. Attendees are from every level both within government and private industry. The conference draws an international audience of some 1,000 delegates with an interest in cutting edge policy, programs, law, research and technologies aimed at the protection of privacy and security.

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OIPC: Social robots and privacy - Should we be concerned?
Feb
6
5:00 PM17:00

OIPC: Social robots and privacy - Should we be concerned?

Social robots are intelligent machines designed to assist humans in some of the most intimate areas of human life, with the potential to collect, use and disclose unprecedented amounts of personal information. Sinziana Gutiu will present an evening discussion exploring the types of social robots in the marketplace, the privacy concerns that may arise in human-robot social interactions, the privacy laws that regulate this technology in Canada, and other future considerations. A presentation by the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia

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CPABC: A Cyber Risks Guide for Small Businesses
Feb
1
8:30 AM08:30

CPABC: A Cyber Risks Guide for Small Businesses

In this presentation we look at cyber risk management or containment in a small business setting. First, by reviewing other small business risks, and how recognizing how we treat those - Accept, Avoid, Mitigate, Share. Understanding this risk treatment methodology, we return to the most common cyber risks and try to understand how to manage those types of risks, in the face of an ever increasing cyber threat landscape.

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BC AWARE Day 2017
Jan
31
8:00 AM08:00

BC AWARE Day 2017

A one-day conference for professionals in the Cyber Security space, featuring Pervasive Cybersecurity from the Endpoint to the Cloud - How Cisco Protects Itself by Sujata Ramamoorthy VP, CSO, Cisco Cloud Platforms; Security Done Right with Seth Goldhammer, Senior Director, Product Management, LogRhythm; A Fireside Chat with ISACA International Seniors Executives: Robert Clyde, ISACA International & Former CTO Symentec, Frank Schettini, CIO, ISACA International, and Justin Malczewski, President, ISACA Vancouver; and keynotes from RSA, MNP, Trustwave, Tenable, Trend Micro, F5 Networks, FireEye and TELUS.

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CIO Association of Canada: Driving to Digital with Information Security
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

CIO Association of Canada: Driving to Digital with Information Security

To move with agility in the digital age, businesses must first address the organizational risk posed by cyber threats. In this sense, a strong cyber security program is required to enable businesses to reach their digital transformation goals. Join a distinguished panel of industry experts to examine how business leaders can leverage security for competitive differentiation and/or to support their organizations strategic imperatives.

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