Cybersecurity – Small and Mid-Sized Organization Focus

Today’s Directors are dealing with increased pressure when it comes to oversight of cybersecurity and the action they are taking to protect their organizations from cyberattacks. They are inundated with information that does not necessarily translate into a clear path forward.   
While there is an abundance of useful data available, it can be challenging and time-consuming to develop an action plan that is both feasible and effective. In this morning session, an expert panel will help cut through the clutter by providing a framework for Directors to determine exactly what action they should take in order to deal with cybersecurity issues. 
Brian Masch is an Associate Partner in the Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young LLP and is the Western Canadian Cybersecurity leader for the firm. Brian has over 16 years of cybersecurity and risk experience with a track record of delivering transformational change across the organizations he works with.  Brian has worked across a range of disciplines including security strategy, security transformation, target operating models/organizational design, compliance, risk management and continuous improvement with clients at all levels from technical stakeholders to board level.


Jade Buchanan is a privacy and technology lawyer with McCarthy Tétrault. He regularly assists organizations with preparing for and dealing with cybersecurity incidents, including managing mandatory reporting obligations and managing regulatory and litigation risk. He also helps with developing privacy compliance plans and even writes those privacy policies you are always reading.
Jamie Callender is a technically sophisticated and business-focused management professional with a progressive career reflecting strong leadership qualifications coupled with “hands-on” project management, infrastructure and networking expertise. Maintain focus on achieving bottom line results while formulating and implementing advanced technology and business solutions to meet a diversity of needs.
Dr. Gerri Sinclair is a Managing Director at Kensington Capital Partners and the Leader of the firm's Vancouver office managing the $100 million BC Technology fund. Her cross-domain career includes more than 25 years’ experience spanning the fields of Internet, mobile and digital media technologies, entrepreneurial business, and government policy.  Gerri has served on several government and corporate boards including Telus Corporation, BC Telecom, and Ballard Power, as well as Canada’s Information Highway Advisory Council and the National Broadband Taskforce. In addition to being a member of the Toronto Montreal Stock Exchange Board of Directors (TMX), she is currently a director of the Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR), and serves as a Senior Innovation Strategist at Telefonica’s Advanced Multimedia Research Lab in Barcelona, Spain.


April 09, 2019

Registration: 7:15am
Breakfast: 7:15 am - 7:45 am
Session: 7:45 am - 9:00 am

Location | Lieu:

The Vancouver Club
915 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, B.C.
V6C 1C6

CEUs | CFCs:


Price | Prix :

Member: $50.00 +tax
Non-member: $65.00 +tax

Organizer | Organisateur:

British Columbia Chapter

Contact | Contacter:

Shirley Yule
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