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The key to effective information security? It starts and ends with company security culture.

November 2nd, 2017

As an information security professional, one of the most important areas that I invest in when working for an organization is building the corporate security culture. The culture begins with you: be transparent, be passionate about security, speak about the security initiatives at company meetings or provide recurring security awareness talks at lunch. The grass-roots […]

Dominic Vogel - Chief Security Strategist, Cyber.SC

Dominic Vogel holds a proven track record within cyber security across multitude of industries including financial services, logistics, transportation, healthcare, government, telecommunications, and critical infrastructure. Dominic has a wide-range of experience overseeing dozens of projects including security strategy development, data and policy development, application security, endpoint and threat management. Dominic actively participates in the security […]

19th Annual Privacy & Security Conference: A Dedication to Joseph Alhadeff

August 21st, 2017

Joseph Alhadeff, a wonderful man and brilliant privacy expert, passed away in May 2017 at the age of 57. Many of you will remember Joe as he has graced the stages of the Privacy & Security Conference for almost all of its past 18 years. Most recently VP for Global Public Policy and Chief Privacy Officer […]

Reboot Communications Ltd. - Communications Team

The New IT Stack to Modernize Public Service

January 24th, 2017

Every organization today, irrespective of size, mission, or sector, needs to move at the speed of digital technology if they want to operate effectively, and meet their stakeholders’ expectations. This need is even more pronounced for government agencies, which are seeing higher demand on delivery of digital services, shrinking resources, and the burden of legacy […]

Sonny Hashmi - Managing Director, Global Government, Box Inc.

Sonny Hashmi is the Managing Director of Global Government Strategy at Box. In his role, Sonny is responsible for developing and executing a go-to Market strategy for Box within global public sectors, and represents Box as a cloud computing thought-leader in government. Sonny also serves as part of the Editorial Advisory board for GovernmentCIO magazine, […]

What is Immersive Tech?

January 24th, 2017

From programs that categorize cancer cells to apps that let you try on virtual makeup, it seems like everyone is diving into virtual (VR), augmented (AR), and mixed reality (MR). These technologies are so closely linked it’s hard to talk about one without the others – in fact, some companies are even creating merged reality […]

Mack Flavelle - Founder, Hammer & Tusk; Instigator, Axiom Zen

Mack Flavelle is the founder of Hammer & Tusk, the online community for immersive entertainment. Hammer & Tusk builds immersive content. In 2015 Hammer & Tusk was acquired by Axiom Zen where Mack plays a leadership role on the product and marketing teams. Axiom Zen was named one of Canada’s most innovative companies of 2016 […]

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

February 3rd, 2016

If you’re considering training for your employees, you’re probably wondering about the value for your organization. We’ve come to measure return on investment, or ROI, in terms of the financial benefits obtained over a specified time period in return for a specific investment. But training — privacy awareness training in particular — can be difficult […]

Jay Loder - Privacy Consultant, Rouleur Privacy Consulting

Jay is the founder and principal of Rouleur Privacy Consulting, a Vancouver based consulting firm that provides privacy and information management advice and training to both public bodies and private organizations.  Jay is a past Board member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Advisory Board (Canada) and is a present member of their […]