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Virtual Event: Cyber Security & Risk Management

National Insights – Spring Edition

Online: Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 | Time: 12:00-2:45pm ET / 9:00-11:45am PT

Event Overview

Enabling Innovation: Build Resiliency. Manage Risk. Secure the Future

Digital technologies are now an integral part of our daily lives, with new developments emerging daily. As we embrace digital technologies for their tremendous benefits, we can open ourselves up to threats. Criminals and other malicious cyber threat actors take advantage of security gaps, low cyber security awareness, and technological developments to compromise cyber systems. They steal personal and financial information, intellectual property, and citizen data. They disrupt and sometimes destroy the infrastructure that we rely on for essential services and our way of life.


Public Sector Network’s Cyber Security & Risk Management National Insights – Spring Edition will share strategies to protect Canadians from cybercrime, respond to evolving threats, and defend critical government systems. The government thought leaders will discuss their approach to cyber design and resilience. The event will highlight case studies and provoke conversation to help you guide your organization to a more innovative, more secure cyber future.

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Benefits of Attending

Learn how to recognize the latest cyber security threats such as ransomware or Log4j and how to mitigate these vulnerabilities

Gain insight into the latest methods of protecting data and devices from cyber attacks

Decipher how to lead your organization through the next phase of its cyber journey

A Sneak Peek Of Your Inspiring Speakers

Sasha Einwechter, General Manager Information Technology, City of Guelph

Sasha Einwechter
General Manager Information Technology
City of Guelph

Jennifer Quaid, Executive Director, Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange (CCTX)

Jennifer Quaid
Executive Director
Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange (CCTX)

Evelina Skalski, Records and Information Services, City of London

Evelina Skalski
Records and Information Services
City of London

Cobi Falconer, Director Access to Information and Privacy, City of Vancouver

Cobi Falconer
Director Access to Information and Privacy
City of Vancouver

Artur Bittencourt, Information Technology Manager, Township of Esquimalt

Artur Bittencourt
Information Technology Manager
Township of Esquimalt

Kenrick Bagnall, Detective Constable - Coordinated Cyber Centre (C3), Toronto Police Service

Kenrick Bagnall
Detective Constable – Coordinated Cyber Centre (C3)
Toronto Police Service

Andrew Hilts, Senior Technology and Policy Advisor, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Andrew Hilts
Senior Technology and Policy Advisor
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Sharon Byrch, Manager of Information Services, Capital Regional District

Sharon Byrch
Manager of Information Services
Capital Regional District

Manny Sahota, Compliance Officer – Security, Microsoft

Manny Sahota
Compliance Officer – Security

Raushan	Dilruba, Compliance, Risk and Privacy Technical Specialist, Microsoft

Raushan Dilruba
Compliance, Risk and Privacy Technical Specialist

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Jason Bero
Privacy, Risk and Compliance Officer

Victor Beitner
Cyber Security Global Alliance

Steeve Martin
Sales Engineer

A Sneak Peek Of Your Inspiring Speakers

Doug Talbot
Environment Canterbury

Sue McClean
Greater Wellington

Carol Cottam
Manager, Information Services and Technology
Northland Regional Council

Chris Buxton

Key Sessions

Government KeynotePlatinum KeynoteGovernment Case StudyGold SpotlightGovernment Case StudyPanel Discussion 1Panel Discussion 2

Developing an Innovative and Adaptive Cyber Ecosystem

  • Examine the frequency of cyberattacks such as ransomware attacks and develop strategies to mitigate them
  • Investigate security operations systems such as patch management to protect the organization from threat

Privacy in a Cloud First Era

With 58% of data breaches in 2020 involved personal data, Privacy is top of mind for organizations and consumers today, and concerns about how private data is handled are steadily increasing. Legislation across the globe are responding to such concerns, resulting in the data privacy regulation landscape that is more complex than ever. With increasing complexities and changes in the regulatory landscape, organizations must ensure privacy remains central to their business. To do so organizations are looking to support educating and empowering employees to make privacy compliant decisions, driving policy awareness and automating these policies to improve productivity and reduce costs. 

Join us for this session as we aim to simplify some of the complexity around data privacy and explore safeguarding personal data and building a privacy resilient workplace.

Takeaways From the Apache Log4j Vulnerability

  • Understand how widespread theLog4j vulnerability is, and what kinds of systems are affected
  • What are the positives lessons and takeaway that your organization learned from Apache LOG4J?

Securing Your Data with Multi-Layer Protection
Steeve Martin, Sales Engineer, CrowdStrike

Build a Strong Enterprise Security Architecture Framework to Boost Your Cyber Security

  • Understand how to determine the internal security needs and gaps when creating a security architecture framework
  • Evaluating how incorporating zero trust into your framework can protect your organization from vulnerabilities like zero-day attacks

Records Management; People, Process, Policy & Technology

  • Empowering employees to innovate
  • Policies to keep you compliant
  • Analysing the process
  • The information lifecycle
  • Securing and managing the flow of information

Implementing a Proactive Approach to Protect Your Citizens Data from Cyber Security Breaches

  • What are important considerations when you are designing and implementing a robust security response plan?
  • How can utilizing traditional mechanisms like access control protect your organization against threats?
  • How can you empower your employees to be compliant with procedures?
  • What is your organization’s process to determine if your current cybersecurity preventative measures are effective and up to date?
  • What are some of the innovative technologies to strengthen your defences against threat actors
  • What are your top tips for improving cyber resilience and creating a robust cyber strategy?

Your Registration

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and explore 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 leading solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


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

What Your Peers Had to Say

“Great panel. Presenters were concise and displayed mastery over the subject.”

City of St. Catharines

“An excellent event and line up of speakers.”

Alberta Health Services

“This event provided information that was both timely and relevant.”

Town of Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands

Our Event Partners

Platinum & Silver

Microsoft Logo


Marketing Partner

Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange Logo

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Andrew Cowan by phone (1-647-459-8904) or email ([email protected])