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Cyber Executive Roundup: Facing up to Evolving Cyber Risk


Location: SFU Wosk Centre, 580 West Hastings Street (Note: New Location)
Audience: Executives, by invitation only. To request an invitation, contact us.
When: Monday, January 29, 2018
Time: 6:00PM to 9:00PM
What Else? Cocktails & Canapés 

6:00PM Doors Open
6:00PM to 7:15PM Social Hour
7:15PM to 7:30PM Open Remarks
7:30PM to 8:30PM Panel Discussion
8:30PM to 9:00PM Networking and light bites

The Way Forward: A Hacker’s View of Cyber Challenges Facing Canadian Enterprises

Canadian enterprises are facing unprecedented organizational risk from a range of cyber threats. Whether it’s the covert operations of nation states seeking to derive economic or political advantage, competitors seeking to tip the balance of power in hyper-competitive industries, or organized criminals holding our data for ransom, Canadian leaders must be more vigilant than ever before to protect the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of their data. At the same time, we have entered a new era of digital transformation. To remain competitive and enter new markets Canadian businesses are under increasing pressure to digitize with agility. In some cases their failure to do so could spell their demise. As business and government leaders, how do we reconcile these competing forces?

Please join ISACA Vancouver, the CIO Association of Canada, the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC, our panel of senior technology and cybersecurity experts, and Kevin Mitnick, the World’s Most Famous Hacker to explore the risks we face and the strategies we should be considering to address them.

Matt Loeb, CEO ISACA International – Moderator

Matt Loeb, CGEIT, CAE, joined ISACA as CEO and Director in September 2014. Within less than two years at the helm of ISACA, he led the creation and deployment of the technology industry’s first vendor-neutral, performance-based cybersecurity certification; launched a series of cybersecurity conferences and training programs worldwide; and spearheaded ISACA’s acquisition of the CMMI Institute to further serve the needs of the world’s technology community. Prior to joining ISACA, Matt was Staff Executive for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Executive Director of the IEEE Foundation. His professional experience includes enterprise strategy, corporate development, global business operations, governance, publishing, sales, marketing, product development and acquisitions functions in a variety of forprofit and nonprofit organizations. Matt has served on numerous corporate for-profit and non-profit boards. He currently serves as non-executive Chairman of the Board of the Pittsburgh-based company CMMI Institute, and is a member of CESSE and NACD, and a senior member of IEEE. Additionally, he is an ASAE Fellow and serves on ASAE’s board of directors.

Kevin Mitnick, CEO Mitnick Consulting & World’s Most Famous Hacker – Panelist
Dean Turner Product Management, Cisco Systems – Panelist
Gary Perkins, CISO Government of BC - Panelist
Robert Clyde, Vice Chair ISACA International & Former CTO Symantec Corporation – Panelist
Danny Timmins, National Cyber Security Leader MNP – Panelist
Conn Nicoll, Director Security Western Canada, Telus - Panelist