Welcome, Fred Bedrich

Fred Bedrich is the InfoSec Director (CISO) at Cogeco Inc. Check out Fred’s LinkedIn.

Welcome, Biying He

Biying He is Director – Cybersecurity, Resilience & Information Management at TransLink. Check out Biying’s LinkedIn.

Welcome, Christopher Grove

Christopher Grove is the Vice President, Information Security and CISO at Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services. Check out Christopher’s LinkedIn.

Welcome, Brian Cullen

Brian Cullen is the CISO & VP. Operations at Rakuten Kobo. Check out Brian’s LinkedIn.

Welcome, Michelle Desnoyers

Michelle Desnoyers is the Corporate Information Security Officer at Alberta Pensions Services Corporation. Check out Michelle’s LinkedIn.

Welcome, George Al-Koura

George Al-Koura is the CISO at ruby Life Ltd. George is an Information Security professional specialized in cyber and security threat intelligence. He holds a uniquely diverse range of experience built up across an entire career working throughout the spectrum of the security profession. For almost 20 years, he has been an operator-analyst, manager and …

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Geopolitical Impacts of Cybersecurity on the Private Sector

The Internet enables almost anyone with a cell phone to connect to any computer, anywhere and copy, edit, or delete any digital asset. It has also opened the door to a world full of unauthorized users, who, through error or, more commonly, malice, seek to get at those digital assets. In addition to criminals, sometimes …

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Welcome, Sonny Sarai

Sonny Sarai is the Senior Manager, Information Security and Technical Infrastructure at Save-On-Foods. No doubt. Information Security is a challenging discipline. Constantly defending identities, networks, cloud, and endpoints from adversaries who will not quit until they have a foothold in the network. The cyber attackers are raising their game and we are constantly upping our …

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Welcome, Christophe Hug

Christophe Hug is the Chief Information Security Officer at Stikeman Elliott S.E.N.C.R.L., s.r.l. Information security manager with 20+ years of experience in hands-on and leadership roles. Expertise in cybersecurity governance, strategic planning, executive policies, and awareness programs, augmented by sharp skills in process engineering, architecture design and operations management. Strong relational abilities honed in such …

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If they can hack the Pentagon, …?

By Ron Murch, I.S.P., ITCP – Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. On December 13, FireEye published a report about how it had detected cyberattack activity at multiple entities worldwide. They traced the attack to a vulnerability in the digitally-signed component of the Orion software framework made by SolarWinds Corporation. They reported the attack …

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Warning: There are Whole Countries Out to Get You!

By Dr. Thomas P. Keenan, FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP in collaboration with Ron Murch, I.S.P., ITCP – both with the University of Calgary. In a discussion conducted by David Masson, Director of Enterprise Security, Darktrace, and moderated by Martin Kyle,  CISO of Payments Canada,  a group of leading Canadian experts explored the current reality and possible …

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