The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security Collaborating for Success #CIOPeerForum

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By: Kristel Lee-Hon-Siong The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security Collaborating for Success The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security is an organization that is achieving successful cyber risk mitigation through collaboration and partnerships. Francis Catonguay, Director General of Partnerships and Risk Mitigation at the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, debunked some myths about this organization at …

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The Krack-en unleashed!


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What is the WPA2 KRACK? By Rishley Coutinho On October 16, 2017,  the world became aware of the exploit using key reinstallation attacks or better known as KRACK, on the WPA2 protocol. Before delving into the details of how the attack itself is performed, we must first understand the process which it targets, this being …

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Balancing Security vs Agility

As part of the Thought Leadership Partnership between Telus and CIOCAN, the first meeting of the Telus Advisory Board was held recently.  Designed to create a community of CIOs who discuss common issues such as trends and challenges faced by CIOs in navigating their firm’s digital transformation and technology choices, the Board’s first meeting succeeded …

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Shadow IT and its contribution to the decentralization of IT

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As part of the Thought Leadership Partnership between Telus and CIOCAN, the first meeting of the Telus Advisory Board was held recently.  Designed to create a community of CIOs who discuss common issues such as trends and challenges faced by CIOs in navigating their firm’s digital transformation and technology choices, the Board’s first meeting succeeded …

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CIOCAN Announces a Specialty Division for Chief Information Security Officers (CISO)

CIOCAN Announces a Specialty Division for Chief Information Security Officers (CISO)   For Immediate Release TORONTO, ON., March 20, 2017  – The Board of Directors of the CIO Association of Canada is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with representatives of the Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) community that will foster collaboration and …

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Imperatives for Cybersecurity Success in the Digital Age

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THANK YOU!!! The evening of February 28th, the Edmonton Chapter was pleased to host John Davis, retired U.S. Army Major General and VP and Chief Security Officer of Palo Alto Networks. Nearly 50 participants had the opportunity to hear CSO Davis’s information security journey, spanning the high-stakes worlds of the US military environment to private …

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CIO Association of Canada Joins the Canadian Cybersecurity Alliance

August 25, 2016 CIOCAN is pleased to announce that it will be participating in the Canadian Cybersecurity Alliance (CCA) / Alliance canadienne sur la cybersécurité (ACC).  The CCA-ACC (originally initiated as the Inter-Association Working Group on Cyber Security – IAWGCS) is a voluntary, non-hierarchical, not-for-profit, agile network, founded by Grant Lecky in 2013. The primary purpose of …

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EXECUTIVE STRATEGIES TO MITIGAGE MOBILE SECURITY THREATS, Kurt Roemer, Citrix

Organizations with a comprehensive mobility strategy are better positioned to gain competitive advantage and drive growth. Armed with the right technology, you can capitalize on the opportunity mobility presents while mitigating security risks. A 2015 study from the Cyber Defense Group, found that 60% or so of companies surveyed had experienced an increase in mobile …

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Security Risks – VAN Oct 2014

The topic for the regular Vancouver Chapter luncheon event in October 2014 was Security Risks.  Speakers Glen Bruce and Geoff Glave shared their perspectives on  the changing threat landscape, along with IT strategies and leading information security practices to ensure you have appropriate mitigation measures in place. Glen Bruce’s Presentation Geoff Glave’s Presentation