WEBINAR: Cyber Security Planning 101

Think that Cyber Security is the CTO or CSIO’s problem? Think again. If you are a CFO, CEO, or involved in management of finances in your company, you are a target.

Join us on June 25th at 2:00pm fora discussion on cyber security featuring Welch LLP Partner, Bryan Haralovich; Fully Managed Senior VP, Ryan Vallee; Field Effect Software President & CTO, Andrew Loschmann; and CIRA Product Line Manager, Mark Gaudet.

In this webinar, we will be breaking down & discussing:

  • Current threats and who they are targeting
  • Best practices in Risk Mitigation (Financial, public and brand damage)
  • Disclosure issues surrounding the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)
  • Prevention Policy – Essential steps for preventing attacks
  • Business Continuity Plan - Steps to take after a cyber attack

Meet the Speakers.

Bryan Haralovich CPA, CA, Partner - Welch LLP
With over 20 years of public accounting and business related experience, Bryan specializes in providing financial services to entrepreneurs from private to public companies including charities, government departments and agencies. In his role as an audit partner at Welch LLP he provides a range of assurance services, technical accounting advice, income tax planning and compliance and financial statement internal control advisory services. He has a passion for supporting entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses by leveraging his extensive experience as a business advisor.

Ryan Vallee, Senior Vice President Of Technology at CareWorx IT
As Senior VP of Technology, Ryan is responsible for product strategy and the technology roadmap development for CareWorx’s IT Service Management (ITSM), Senior Care and Managed Services offerings. Ryan has a true passion for shaping innovative new products and services to drive efficiencies and solidify competitive differentiations. He has established himself as a technology and cultural ambassador within the IT services and IT securities market through a truly unique perspective on design, deployment and integration.

Mark Gaudet, Product Line Manager, Cybersecurity, CIRA
Mark Gaudet leads CIRA’s DNS and domain name security product offerings that are complementary to its core .CA registration service. Mark holds a B.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Queens University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa. Mark’s extensive experience in DNS management began as one of the founders of a start-up that developed NetID, one of the first enterprise DNS, DHCP and IP address management products. He also sits on the board of directors for the Halifax IXP.

Andrew Loschmann, President and CTO - Field Effect Software
Andrew Loschmann has 17 years experience in building and managing IT Security products and programs with 13 years in Government/Defence, as well as security policy development within the Government of Canada’s Privy Council Office and contributions to Canada’s Cyber Security Strategy. Andrew’s technical background includes software and systems development, as well as development of cyber security analytics as well as leading incident detection and response teams. Most recently Andrew has been running a successful software company developing a suite of tools including sophisticated network and cross-platform Cyber Defence sensors, development of sophisticated cyber security simulation and training platforms, as well as other bespoke security solutions.

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