Executive Digital Literacy Series | Cyber Security

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Course Date: 
May 28, 2019 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Tech Place, 5500 North Service Rd, Burlington, ON L7L 6W6

Cyber Security
May 28, 2019 | 8:30am – 12pm

Presented by:

Angela McAllister, Academic Outreach and Engagement, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security 
Angela is a cyber security professional who has been working in the field of cyber security for more than 13 years. She is the Supervisor of the Academic Outreach and Engagement team at the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security. The Cyber Centre is the single unified source of expert advice, guidance, services and support on cyber security for government, critical infrastructure owners and operations, the private sector and the Canadian public. 

Prior to her current role, Angela held the positions of Communications Security Technologist, Information Technology Security Analyst, and Information Technology Technical Writer. Angela is also a professor of communications, electronics, and computer applications at two Ontario colleges. Angela holds a Bachelor of Technology, a Diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology, and a C.E.T designation. She is currently studying to obtain a Master of Technology Management.

Dr. Ali Ghorbani, Professor of Computer Science University of New Brunswick & Director of Canadian Institute for Cyber Security
Dr. Ghorbani has held a variety of positions in academia for the past 37 years and is currently a Professor of Computer Science, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Cybersecurity, the Director of the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, which he established in 2016, and an IBM Canada Faculty Fellow. He served as the Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of New Brunswick from 2008 to 2017. Dr. Ghorbani is also the founding director of the laboratory for intelligence and adaptive systems research. He has spent over 27 years of his 37-year academic career carrying out both fundamental and applied research in the area of cybersecurity, machine learning, and web intelligence. His current research focus is Cybersecurity, Web Intelligence, and Critical Infrastructure Protection.

Dr. Ghorbani is the co-inventor on three awarded patents in the area of Network Security and Web Intelligence and has published over 270 peer-reviewed articles during his career. He has supervised over 180 research associates, postdoctoral fellows, graduate, and undergraduate students during his career. His book, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems: Concepts and Techniques, was published by Springer in October 2010. Dr. Ghorbani is the co-founder of the Privacy, Security, Trust (PST) Network in Canada and its annual international conference. He has served as General Chair and Program Chair/Co-Chair for 16 International Conferences and Workshops and served as the co-Editor-In-Chief of Computational Intelligence: An International Journal from 2007 to 2017. Dr. Ghorbani developed a number of technologies that have been adopted by high-tech companies. He co-founded two startups, Sentrant Security and EyesOver Technologies in 2013 and 2015, respectively. He is the recipient of the 2017 Startup Canada Senior Entrepreneur Award.

Topic Summary

The Cyber threat environment in which we work and live is rapidly evolving with new threats emerging every day in every way. As well, Cyber threats are no longer just impacting the virtual world, they have evolved to create harm in our physical world. You will learn about and discuss Innovative Technologies for the prevention, detection, response, and prediction, of Cyber threats that will help to make your organization more Cyber resilient. 


8:30am - 9:00am

Arrival / Networking / Refreshments

9:00am - 9:10am

Introductions with Overview of the Morning by Host

9:10am - 9:30am

Overview of NGen & the Supercluster with Keynote Introduction

9:30am - 10:30am

Keynote Speaker

10:30am - 10:40am

Keynote Thank You & Introduction to Roundtable

10:40am - 10:55am

Networking Break

10:55am - 11:55am

Executive Briefing Roundtables

11:55am - 12:00pm

Wrap Up & Next Steps

$129.00 +HST

Payment required

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