Building Resilience to Insider Risk

Online: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 | Time: 12:00-2:15pm ET / 9:00-11:15am PT

Create a Robust Risk Strategy for a Public Sector Environment

Insider threats, or security risks that, unwittingly or wittingly, originate from within your organization, pose a significant challenge for the public sector. Why? Because, unlike other threats, they are so hard to detect. In today’s environment, the risk of negligent and malicious insiders gaining greater access to critical assets and data has become especially urgent. An insider threat can be anyone from a careless employee to a rogue business partner. 

That’s why Public Sector Network has put together a virtual event on Building Resilience to Insider Risk. This program will explore leading ways to boost security and compliance while leveraging the best prevention and detection tools. Join your fellow public sector security professionals and become better equipped to spot Insider Threats before a breach happens. 

Your Expert Speakers

Ryan Hunt

Director, Critical Infrastructure Partnerships, National and Cyber Security Branch
Public Safety Canada

William Beiersdorfer

Manager of the National Insider Threat and Aftercare Program
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

Randy F. Trzeciak

Director, CERT National Insider Threat Center
Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute

Dr. Kayode Alawonde

Cybersecurity Lead
City of Saskatoon

Lina Tsakiris CPP, ITPM

Director, Strategic Security Partnerships, Corporate Security, and Director
CIBC Bank and ASIS International Professional Certification Board

Victor Munro

PhD Student
Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

Chris Moore

Community Advisor, Canada
Public Sector Network

Fred Zandberg

Principal Solutions Architect
ESI Technologies

Key Takeaways

A must-attend event for public sector organizations looking to:

Develop counter-insider threat strategies to improve your security program 
Take a close look at nuances in personnel security vetting 
Learn about the latest technological innovations supporting the safety of cities 


  • 9:00am PT & 12:00pm ET

    Welcome from PSN

  • 9:05am PT & 12:05pm ET

    Opening Remarks from the Chair

  • 9:20am PT & 12:20pm ET

    Government Keynote: Establishing a Holistic Approach to Manage Insider Risks in Your Organization

  • 9:35am PT & 12:35 PM ET

    Platinum Keynote: Integrating Insider Threat Functions with Security Solutions and Emerging Technologies

  • 9:50am PT & 12:50pm ET

    Government Case Study: Understanding the Behavioural and Technical Risks from Insider Threats in Remote Working Environments

  • 10:05am PT & 1:05pm PT

    Case Study: Practical Tips to Proactively Deter, Detect, Monitor and Report Insider Risk in Your Organization

  • 10:20am PT & 1:20pm ET


  • 10:25am PT & 1:25pm ET

    Gold Spotlight: Leveraging Advanced Behavioural Analytics to Detect Threats

  • 10:40am PT & 1:40pm ET

    Panel Session: Culture of Prevention: Creating a Sense of Security Accountability in All Employees, Including Front Line, Customer Facing and IT Professionals

  • 11:10am PT & 2:10pm ET

    Closing Remarks from the Chair & End of session


What’s included in your registration:

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and exploring how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives


An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges

Leading Technology Solutions

Hear from solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


Receive on-demand access to session content after the conference on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

Complimentary for public sector employees only *

Event Partners


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Interested in sponsoring? Contact Graeme Cowlen by phone (1-647-463-6139), email ([email protected])

Join Our Network of Public Sector Professionals

Public Sector Network is a social learning platform that exists to help government around the globe break down silos, collaborate, and work together for better outcomes for citizens.

Our growing community spans all tiers of government and public services, and allows members to network, benchmark and share best practice on a secure and members-only community.