On behalf of our conference advisory board, thank you to all of the delegates, speakers, sponsors, and moderators who attended the 3rd Annual Privacy, Access and Security Congress in Ottawa. This was without doubt the best Congress yet, and simply could not have been done without your support and participation.
Thanks to those of you who tweeted and posted about the event, ensuring that those who could not attend were kept in the loop! We will continue the conversations over the year and look forward to hearing more from you in the coming months.
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Conference Speaker Presentations
A reminder that conference presentations will be available on-line within a week of the conference ending. You will find them at: http://www.rebootcommunications.com/ottawaps2012presentations/
We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you in Ottawa in 2013 for the 4th Annual Privacy, Access and Security Congress. Dates for next year will be announced shortly.
2012 Congress Topics:
- Responding to Cyber Threats of Tomorrow
- Privacy Breaches
- Open Government
- Governance and Accountability
- Social Media and Security
- Cross Border Data Flows: Multi National Cloud Environments
- Identity Management and Privacy in a Common Service Delivery Model
A reminder that the Congress qualifies for CPE credits for most professional associations (e.g.. IAPP, (ISC)2, CAPAPA and ISACA)
This program can be applied towards 9 of the 12 hours of annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Please note that this program is not accredited for Professionalism hours or for the New Member Requirement.
2012 Conference Advisory Board
(From the Chief Information Officer Branch, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)
- Pierre Boucher, Deputy Chief Information Officer
- Colleen D’Iorio, Executive Director, Security
|Regular registration (after Sept. 7, 2012)|
|Public Sector||$650.00 CAD (plus HST)|
|Private Sector||$875.00 CAD (plus HST)|
|Student Rate||$250.00 CAD (plus HST)|
Registration Fees Include:
- 2 plated lunches
- All coffee breaks
- Conference reception
- All keynotes, plenaries, panel sessions and business breakouts
- Access to exhibit hall
- Conference portfolio
- Conference materials
- On-line access to presentations post-event
2012 Industry Advisory Board:
- Shawn Cruise, Director, Public Sector Canada, Adobe
- Grant Lecky, National Chair, Canadian Security Partners’ Forum (CSPF)
- Ashley Lukeeram, Sr. Account Manager, Symantec (Canada)
- Amanda Maltby, Chief Privacy Officer, Canada Post
- Suzanne Morin, Assistant General Counsel – Privacy, Research In Motion Limited
- Brian O’Higgins, President, Brian O’Higgins and Associates
- Winn Schwartau, Author, Speaker, Security Theorist
- Sheldon Shaw, Director of Business Development, Bell
- Roger Tremblay, Sr IT Security Consultant
- Fiaaz Walji, Sr. Director, Websense Canada Inc.
- Don Williams, Business Development Director, Justice & Public Safety, Sierra Systems
The Westin Ottawa Hotel
Senior Counsel - Regulatory Law and Privacy Ombudsman, Bell Canada
Bill Abbott is Senior Counsel – Regulatory Law and Privacy Ombudsman for Bell. Over his 11 years with Bell, Bill has been responsible for regulatory compliance in variety of areas, including privacy, anti-spam, lawful access, prevention of online child exploitation, accessibility for persons with disabilities, CRTC tariffs, the National Do Not Call regime and the creation of the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services. Bill is a graduate of Queen’s University (B.A. Hons) and Dalhousie University (LL.B). Prior to joining Bell Canada in 2000, Bill practised family law in Cobourg, Ontario. Bill resides in Ottawa with his wife and three increasingly chaotic children and is also an avid skier and rower.
Senior Vice President of Advanced Security Initiatives, Global Government Solutions Group, Cisco
Greg Akers is the Senior Vice President of Advanced Security Initiatives and Chief Technology Officer within the Global Governments Solutions Group at Cisco. With more than two decades of executive experience, Akers brings a wide range of technical and security knowledge to his current role. A major focus of his group is to expand security awareness and launch product resiliency initiatives throughout Cisco’s development organization to deliver high-quality and secure products to customers. He also serves as executive sponsor of the Cisco Disability Awareness Network. Akers joined Cisco in 1993. He has held a variety of technical, managerial and executive roles at Cisco. These have included networking engineer, Vice President for the Worldwide Technical Assistance Center, Senior Vice President-CTO Services and Senior Vice President-Global Governments Solutions Group. He also holds the CCIE certification. In addition to his primary role, Akers is an Internet security and critical infrastructure protection advisor to Cisco customers and to the U.S. government. He regularly advises and directs activities relative to technology and security matters of domestic and international importance. In this capacity he has held leadership roles, such as serving as President of the IT-Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) organization in 2002 and Vice President in 2001. Akers has also advised the U.S. Department of Defense and the federal intelligence community for more than fifteen years. Akers is a member of the National White-Collar Crime Board and the Board of Directors of the East Carolina Infraguard. Presently he leads and serves on various boards, panels and task forces within the U.S. Department of Defense. Before joining Cisco, Akers’ career included more than 15 years of designing, building, and running large networks for Fortune 100 companies. He has held senior technical and leadership roles at Fechheimer Brothers, a holding of Berkshire Hathaway, and Procter and Gamble. Akers holds a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Akron.
Co-Founder & CTO, CrowdStrike Inc.
Dmitri Alperovitch is the co-Founder and CTO of CrowdStrike Inc., leading the Intelligence, Research and Engineering teams. A renowned computer security researcher, he is a thought-leader on cybersecurity policies and state tradecraft. As the former Vice President of Threat Research at McAfee, he led company’s Internet threat intelligence analysis, correlation, and visualization. With more than a decade of experience in the field of information security, Alperovitch is an inventor of ten patented and sixteen patent-pending technologies and has conducted extensive research on reputation systems, spam detection, web security, public-key and identity-based cryptography, malware and intrusion detection and prevention. As a recognized authority on online organized criminal activity, cyberespionage, cyber warfare, and cybersecurity, Alperovitch has significant experience working as a subject matter expert with all levels of U.S. and international policy makers, intelligence and law enforcement agencies on analysis, investigations, and profiling of transnational organized criminal activities and cyber threats from terrorist and nation-state adversaries. He is a well-respected technical and policy thinker on the most difficult global cybersecurity issues, and is a frequent speaker at military, intelligence, law-enforcement, academic and security industry conferences. Alperovitch has published and given numerous talks on the contemporary issues in cybersecurity policy such as cyberdeterrence doctrine, Chinese-sponsored cyberespionage and the use of cyber weapons on the future battlefield. Alperovitch is frequently quoted as a cyberpolicy and cybersecurity expert source in national publications, including The New York Times, USA Today, and The Washington Post, The Associated Press and Reuters. In 2010 and 2011, Alperovitch led the global team that investigated and brought to light Operation Aurora, Night Dragon and Shady RAT groundbreaking cyberespionage intrusions, and gave those incidents their names. Prior to joining McAfee, Alperovitch led the research team and the Software-as-a-Service business at Secure Computing. Alperovitch currently serves on the board of Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) Industry Advisory Board. In 2011, he was the recipient of the prestigious Federal 100 Award for his contributions to the federal information security. Alperovitch holds a master’s degree in Information Security and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, both from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Systems Engineer, Endpoint Management and Mobility Group, Symantec
Jon Baker has worked with the Symantec Management Platform extensively over the past decade. As the Endpoint Management and Mobility Technical Specialist, Jon has the national responsibility to engage with customers to give them a better understanding of managing both in network devices as well as securing and managing the proliferation of mobile devices. Responsible for our core Mobile Management solutions as well as Mobile Security and Mobile Information Management, Jon is helping customers to secure and protect the end user along with the corporations critical information.
Assistant Deputy Minister, Integrity Services Branch, Service Canada
Louis Beauséjour was appointed Assistant Deputy Minister of the Integrity Services Branch, Service Canada, in June 2012. He is fully committed to help deliver on our mission to create better outcomes for Canadians through service excellence within Service Canada and our other partners. Prior to joining Service Canada, Louis served as the Associate Assistant Deputy Minister (AADM) of the Skills and Employment Branch Employment (SEB) at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. In this role, he lent his leadership talents to developing programs and initiatives that promote skills development, labour market participation and inclusiveness, as well as ensuring labour market efficiency. Louis oversaw the work to promote skills development for Aboriginal people, guided the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy, and literacy for all Canadians, through the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills. He also improved labour market participation for underrepresented groups, through Foreign Qualification Recognition and the development of an innovative Microloans pilot project. With an overall goal of improving labour market efficiency, Louis worked to ensure that the Temporary Foreign Worker program achieved a careful balance between ensuring that employers had access to qualified workers, and that Canadians were always considered as a first option. Prior to his appointment as AADM, Mr. Beauséjour was Director General of the Employment Insurance Policy Directorate within SEB. He also spent five years within the Treasury Board Secretariat, where he led compensation planning for the Public Service. He has also held various positions within the Department of Finance where he was able to strategically apply his economic expertise. Mr. Beauséjour holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Laval in Quebec (1991), as well as a bachelor’s degree in Agroeconomics (1985). On a personal note, Mr. Beauséjour is a proud father of three children who enjoy camping, running as well as cycling; no doubt you will often see him commuting by bicycle to work.
Vice President of Products, Fortinet
Patrick Bedwell has over15 years of experience in the network security and network management industries. He is the Vice President of Products at Fortinet (FTNT), a market leader in network security. He is responsible for creating and executing the go to market strategy for Fortinet’s diverse security products portfolio. Prior to joining Fortinet, Patrick held product marketing and product management leadership positions at Arcot Systems, McAfee, SecurityFocus, Network ICE and Network General. Patrick earned an MBA with honors from Santa Clara University and a BA degree in English from the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Colin J. Bennett
Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria
Dr. Colin J. Bennett
Colin Bennett received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Wales, and his Ph.D from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since 1986 he has taught in the Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria, where he is now Professor. From 1999-2000, he was a fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. In 2007 he was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Society at University of California, Berkeley. In 2010, he was Visiting Professor at the School of Law, University of New South Wales. His research has focused on the comparative analysis of surveillance technologies and privacy protection policies at the domestic and international levels. In addition to numerous scholarly and newspaper articles, he has published six books, including The Privacy Advocates: Resisting the Spread of Surveillance (The MIT Press, 2008), and policy reports on privacy protection for Canadian and international agencies. He is currently the co-investigator of a large Major Collaborative Research Initiative grant entitled “The New Transparency: Surveillance and Social Sorting.”
Access to Information and Privacy Commissioner, Government of New Brunswick
Anne Elizabeth Bertrand hails from northern New Brunswick and she pursued her post-secondary studies in Sciences and in Law at the University of New Brunswick. She established her private law practice in Fredericton and worked in the areas of administrative law, criminal law, employment law and civil litigation for more than 24 years. In doing so, Ms. Bertrand acquired extensive experience as counsel appearing before all levels of courts including two appearances before the Supreme Court of Canada. For many years Ms. Bertrand sat as an adjudicator on various administrative tribunals, including as Vice-Chair of the Labour and Employment of New Brunswick, Member of the Public Service Staff Relations Board, and as Alternate Chair of the New Brunswick Review Board to review cases of accused persons suffering from mental disorders. Ms. Bertrand continued to find time to be involved as a volunteer in a number of not-for-profit organizations. Among those, she became National Vice-President of the Mounted Police Foundation, Director of the Greater Fredericton Economic Development Corporation, President of the York Sunbury Law Society, President of the Conseil Économique du Nouveau-Brunswick, Chair of the New Brunswick Foundation for the Arts, Member of the Advisory Committee on Judicial Appointments for New Brunswick. On September 1st, 2010, Anne E. Bertrand, Q.C. became the Province’s first Access to Information and Privacy Commissioner, an appointment which carries a mandate of five years.
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
As of April 1, 2011, Pierre Boucher was appointed to the position of Deputy Chief Information Officer for the Government of Canada at the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada. In this role, Mr. Boucher is responsible for supporting key activities of the branch including policy development, monitoring, management oversight, and leading community development and capacity building initiatives in information management, information technology, security and identity management, and access to information and privacy to ensure the sound management and stewardship of the Government of Canada’s information and technology assets and its communities of practice.Prior to this, Pierre was Interim Deputy Chief Information Officer, and Executive Director for the Security and Identity Management division and was responsible for all aspects of Government Security including the Policy on Government Security and IT Security, Cyber Authentication and Identity Management. Previously, Mr. Boucher was Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture and Standards at the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada. Mr. Boucher joined the Treasury Board in November 2003 after nine years in the private sector, where he held positions with increasing responsibilities. He was Senior Director of Research and Development and Vice-President of Customer Service at Entrust. He was also Manager, Technical Services Group, Information Technology Security Branch, National Defence, where he was a leader in security architecture in a context of internetworking and the Department’s increased liaising needs.Mr. Boucher has previously worked at the Communications Security Establishment as Project Manager for the development of various security products. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1985.
Strategic Policy Analyst, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Strategic Coordinator for the Chief Information Officer, City of Edmonton
Ashley Casovan is the Strategic Coordinator for the Chief Information Officer at the City of Edmonton. Passionate about creating open government and enhancing community engagement, she is currently working on several innovative projects within the Information Technology Branch, the City of Edmonton and beyond. Prior to working with the City of Edmonton, Ashley worked as a political organizer in Canada and the United States. Outside work, Ashley is an active board member with NextGen, Equal Voice Alberta North, and the Institute of Public Administration Canada.
Founder and CTO, Device Identity
Derick is the CTO and Chief Architect for Device Identity. Device Identity is a fledgling company that has identified a need for disruption in the Mobile Device Management space. After spending 17 years doing Identity and Access Management consulting, sales, and architecture for both public and private institutions, Derick realized that smaller is better. Gone are the days of being the Chief Security Architect of a large software vendor. Derick bade farewell to being the Security Lead for the CTO’s office within a Public Sector focused organization. Instead, he chose the startup route. A startup that has security at it’s core. A startup that is focused on enabling enterprises to leverage their corporate data in a mobile fashion. A startup that understands both the cache of employees wanting the latest and greatest, but also the risk management and governance need for consistent, auditable, enforceable, and most importantly secure device management.
CIO of the Government of Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Corinne Charette was appointed to the position of Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada, effective May 4, 2009. Corinne comes to Treasury Board Secretariat from Transat A.T. Inc. where she was Vice-President and Chief Information Officer since May 2006. Previously, Ms. Charette was Deputy Director and Chief Information Officer of FINTRAC. During her 30+ year professional career, she served as Senior Vice-President, Internet Channel, for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, has been a Partner with KPMG Consulting leading their e-Business practice and has worked for IBM Global Services. Corinne holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Concordia University and is a Professional Engineer. On June 21, 2011, Corinne received an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from Concordia University, in recognition of her distinguished career and achievements. As the Chief Information Officer for the Government of Canada, Ms. Charette is responsible for leading policy development and enablement, management oversight and community capacity development for six policy areas: information management, information technology, identity management and security, access to information, privacy, and internal and external services. CIOB leads the development of strategy and provides direction and leadership to federal departments and agencies for the government-wide pursuit of excellence in these policy domains. CIOB also collaborates actively with other Canadian and international jurisdictions on the development of best practices and on cross-jurisdictional initiatives.
William J. Cook
Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
William J. Cook
Mr. Cook is head of the firm’s Data Privacy and Security team. He focuses his practice on IP litigation, internal investigations, data security and privacy counseling and litigation and export and import regulatory compliance and litigation. He served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Chicago, serving for 14 years in the Special Prosecutions Unit of that office. He has tried 85 cases as a prosecutor and in private practice. He has been recognized as a “Leader in the Field” by Chambers USA and Global for his security and privacy practice. As an intellectual property litigator, he handles cases involving trade secrets, copyrights, patents, malvertising, privacy rights, and unfair competition before federal and state courts and the FTC. He has handled white collar criminal matters for victims and defendants concerning healthcare fraud, defense contracting fraud, mail fraud and violations of U.S. export restrictions. He conducts internal corporate investigations involving industrial espionage, employee misconduct, computer intrusions and corporate security audits. He also has experience with e-commerce, as well as advertising, database protection and domain name transfers. He also counsels clients with respect to all aspects of the payment credit card industry data security standards (PCI DSS) and related liability exposures. He counsels corporate clients regarding business continuity planning, export and import regulations, regulatory compliance with HIPAA and other federal security standards. Mr. Cook also advises clients on export and import regulations and compliance with respect to the Commerce Department’s Export Administration Regulations and the State Department’s International Traffic in Arms requirements. He litigates matters with respect to export and import compliance, as well as new shipper review designations.
Executive Director, Security, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Ms. D’Iorio has a rich background in science and technology. She began her career in 1986 at the Johnson Space Centre, where her time was spent in the Mission Control Centre as a flight controller specializing in multi-body trajectory analysis and rendezvous flight dynamics. In 1993, she moved to the Canadian Space Agency where she was responsible for the development and implementation of their manned space flight control centre and integration of civilian and military space programs at DND. Ms. D’Iorio moved to the Communications Security Establishment of Canada (CSEC) in 2004, where she held the positions of Director General Access, responsible for overseeing the development and operation of signals intelligence technologies and Director General Cyber Protection, responsible for securing cryptologic and other communications technologies. She joined the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat’s (TBS’s) Chief Information Officer Branch in April 2011 as the Executive Director of Government Security. Colleen received her Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Florida and completed graduate studies in Theoretical Physics from Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht, the Netherlands and the University of Houston.
Director General, National Cyber Security Directorate, Public Safety Canada
Mr. Robert Dick was appointed Director General, National Cyber Security, in the Department of Public Safety Canada on April 12, 2010, with responsibility for developing and implementing a cyber security strategy for Canada. In this capacity, Mr. Dick is accountable to the Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, National Security, for leading and coordinating policy and actions across the Government of Canada to strengthen and promote cyber security in government, industry, and among Canadians. Mr. Dick’s responsibilities include the Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre (CCIRC), Canada’s national computer emergency readiness team. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Dick served 9 years in varying capacities at the Privy Council Office, most recently as Director of Operations (Priorities and Planning), where he was responsible for advising on the development and implementation of the whole of the Government’s agenda, and managed policy retreats for Cabinet and Deputy Ministers. Prior to that, as Director of Operations, Economic and Regional Development Policy, Mr. Dick oversaw issues management and provided strategic advice on economic matters, including transportation, industry, trade, and energy.
Counsel, Stikeman Elliott LLP
David Elder practices communications, competition and privacy law with Stikeman Elliott LLP, also acting as Special Digital Privacy Counsel to the Canadian Marketing Association. He provides privacy compliance advice to a wide range of Canadian and international businesses conducting both “bricks and mortar” and online activities, and has also been an active participant in legislative and policy developments respecting privacy, lawful access and spam. Based in Ottawa, he has over 20 years of experience gained in private practice, government and corporate settings. In addition to serving as Legal Counsel to the CRTC and running his own practice, he was formerly Vice President, Regulatory Law with Bell Canada, where he also served as the equivalent of Chief Privacy Officer.
Executive Director, Loran Technologies
Mr. Jean-François Gauthier is a strategic advisor with over 25 years of experience. An expert in government relations, and passionate about public service, Jean-François is now dedicated full time to open government and co-founded the citizen association “democratie ouverte”. Currently established in France, Tunisia, Belgium and Switzerland, this group is dedicated to the appropriation of the concept and the sharing of better global practices in open government in the french-speaking world. As a consultant, Mr. Gauthier advises public organizations in developing strategies and implementing projects that demonstrate tangible benefits. He is also an enthusiastic speaker who can communicate messages that allow us to understand the scope of a shift towards strategic transparency, participation and collaboration tools offered today. Jean-François has worked in the public service, in political offices, and as a consultant lobbyist. Since 2004, he has worked in the technology sector with small, medium and large businesses. He has a keen understanding of the issues surrounding the implementation of technology in the public sector, the governance of information and access to public markets.
Paul J. Girard
Executive Director & Chief Information Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Paul J. Girard
Paul is a recognized leader known for his ability to transform IMIT organizations into highly effective and efficient delivery partners. As Executive Director and CIO at Treasury Board, Paul has built a highly responsive IT IM organization that consistently delivers results by ensuring the strategies of his organization align with those of business. Paul is known for challenging the norm and constantly looking to improve the operations and delivery components of any organization he leads. Prior to joining Treasury Board, Paul was the CIO at General Dynamics Canada, the largest Defence contractor in Canada where he led a large IT organization. His major contributions included the implementation of the Oracle eBusiness Suite that drastically transformed and integrated many of the business processes across the organization. Paul’s career also included 19 years at Nortel Networks in various capacities, with his final position as the Director of the eSelling organization where he led the implementation of a product ordering system for all of the large Nortel customers that enabled them to configure, price and order complex networking gear over the internet. Paul has a proven track record that takes any organization and reinvents it into a high performing customer focused delivery business.
Senior IT Architect and Consultant, IT Security Strategy Consulting Services, IBM Canada
Mr. Hagi is an IBM certified IT security architect and an Open Group Master Certified Architect with over 19 years of experience in Canada and the United States. He is responsible for delivering complex projects and consulting engagements focused on helping customers address a wide range of challenges including strategic business technology transformations, IT security strategies, data centre strategies, security in cloud computing initiatives, IT supply chain security and more. An information security professional and recognized cyber security expert, he serves as trusted advisor and consultant to several of Canada’s largest financial institutions and many rapid-growth companies. Mr. Hagi is a member of the (ISC)^2 International Application Security Advisory Board (ASAB) and is contributing to the development of the Certified Secure Software Life-cycle Professional (CSSLP) certification credential. He is also a senior member of the IEEE and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
Senior Director, Global Pre-Sales, RSA
Mike Huckaby, CISSP is the Senior Director of Americas Technical Consulting at RSA, the Security Division of EMC. Mike is a 11 year veteran of RSA and has 16 years of experience helping organizations worldwide understand their security posture, their risk to current threats and providing enterprise security solutions to enhance their security environments.
President and CEO, International Association of Privacy Professionals
J. Trevor Hughes is the president and CEO of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). In this role, Hughes leads the world’s largest association of privacy professionals. A native of Canada, Hughes is an experienced attorney in privacy, technology and marketing law. He has provided testimony before the U.S. Congress Commerce Committee, the Senate Commerce Committee, the Federal Trade Commission, the Home Affairs Committee of the British Parliament and the EU Parliament on issues of privacy, surveillance, spam and privacy-sensitive technologies. Hughes previously served as the executive director of the Network Advertising Initiative, a leading online privacy trade association, and the Email Sender and Provider Coalition, a trade association working on e-mail policy and practices. He is also an adjunct professor of law at the University of Maine School of Law.
Managing Director and Head, Access/Privacy, Heenan Blaikie
Adam Kardash is chair of Heenan Blaikie’s National Privacy and Information Management group, and Managing Director and Head of Access Privacy, a Heenan Blaikie consulting and information services company focusing on privacy and information management solutions. Adam has extensive experience in the privacy law area, and regularly advises on a broad range of data protection issues and privacy compliance initiatives. He assists in-house counsel and Chief Privacy Officers of organizations in the private, health and not-for-profit sectors on conducting privacy impact assessments and privacy and security reviews/audits; drafting privacy policies, practises and procedures; undertaking privacy compliance initiatives; managing security breaches; representing organizations on privacy regulatory investigations, and the drafting and negotiation of service provider arrangements involving personal information, including transborder data flows. Adam speaks and publishes regularly on privacy and information management matters, and together with the AccessPrivacy team recently launched the Private Sector Source (at www.accessprivacy.com), a web-based information resource on private sector privacy for privacy compliance professionals.
Dr. Ian Kerr
Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law & Technology, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Dr. Ian Kerr
Ian Kerr holds the Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law & Technology at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, with cross appointments in Medicine, Philosophy and Information Studies. Dr. Kerr’s research lies at the intersection of ethics, law and technology and is currently focused on two broad themes: (i) Privacy and Surveillance; and (ii) Human-Machine Mergers. Building on his recent Oxford University Press book, Lessons from the Identity Trail, his ongoing privacy work focuses on the interplay between emerging public and private sector surveillance technologies, civil liberties and human rights. His recent research on robotics and implantable devices examines legal and ethical implications of emerging technologies in the health sector and beyond.
General Manager, IBM Security Services Division (former IBM Global VP of IT Risk & CISO)
Kristin Lovejoy is the General Manager of the IBM Security Services Division, charged with development and delivery of managed and professional security services to IBM clients world-wide. Prior to her role in Services, Kris was IBM’s VP of Information Technology Risk and Global CISO, responsible for managing, monitoring and testing IBM’s corporate security and resiliency functions globally, where she also acted as Chairman of IBM’s IT Risk Steering Committee, co-Chair of IBM’s Data Security Steering committee, co-Chair of the IBM’s Social Networking committee, and member of IBM’s Enterprise Risk Committee. Today Kris is a member of a number of external boards and advisory panels, including SC Magazine’s Editorial Board, Forrester’s Security and Risk Council, Corporate, Grotech Ventures, and FS-ISAC. Before joining IBM, she was the CTO, CIO and VP of Support and Services at Consul which was acquired by IBM in 2007 as well as VP of Security Assurance Services for TruSecure Corporation which was acquired by Verizon Business Services Online. Ms. Lovejoy is a recognized expert in the field on security, risk, compliance and governance, with recent appearances on CNBC, NPR and WTOP. Within the past five years she has been recognized as 2012 Compass Award Winner by CSO Magazine, one of E-Week’s 2012 “Top Women Women in Information Security That Everyone Should Know”, Top 25 CTO by InfoWorld, as Top 25 Most Influential Security Executives by Security Magazine. Ms. Lovejoy holds U.S. and EU patents for Object Oriented Risk Management Models and Methods. Today Ms. Lovejoy resides in McLean, Virginia, with her husband and four children
General Manager, Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer, Canada Post Corporation
As Canada Post’s General Manager, Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer, Amanda is responsible for organizational compliance in the areas of Privacy, Records Management, Official Languages, Anti-Money Laundering and Access to Information. In her role, Amanda oversees compliance to the Corporation’s Code of Business Conduct and establishes the direction and priorities for the compliance programs ensuring consistency with the corporation’s business goals and strategic direction. As Chief Privacy Officer, Amanda manages Canada Post’s activities related to employee and customer privacy, which includes the implementation of a coordinated approach to personal information protection and privacy compliance that will identify and mitigate risk, improve business performance and enhance trust in the Canada Post brand. Prior to joining Canada Post, Amanda spent twenty years in the field of public affairs and communications in the public and private sectors. She held several senior executive posts including Senior Vice-President, Ipsos-Reid Public Affairs and Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications at the Canadian Marketing Association, where she successfully lead the Association’s efforts in negotiating the federal private sector privacy law, PIPEDA. She also held the position of Director, Communications Strategy and Policy at the federal Department of Finance and Deputy Director, Corporate Communications at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in Ottawa. Amanda is frequent commentator on privacy and information management issues and a lecturer with the Canadian Marketing Association. She is currently a member of the Advisory Committee for the Conference Board of Canada’s Council of Chief Privacy Officers and sits on the Digital Privacy Advisory Committee of the Canadian Marketing Association. She is a graduate of Carleton University in Ottawa.
Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce Policy
Responsible for telecommunications and electronic commerce trade policy at USTR since 1997, including policy development, negotiation, enforcement and dispute settlement. Specific responsibilities include: • Lead negotiator for telecommunications and electronic commerce issues in the Trans- Pacific Partnership FTA • Lead negotiator for ICT Trade Principles, concluded so far with the EU and Japan • Implementation of the WTO Basic Telecommunications Agreement, focusing on the EU, Mexico, Japan, and Korea and China, including annual review of compliance; • Implementation of telecommunications and electronic commerce chapters in FTAs with Singapore, Australia, Morocco, Bahrain, and Korea; • Formulating policy on trade-related aspects of electronic commerce, in WTO and regional organization; • Bilateral negotiating on telecommunication deregulation issues with Japan; • Developing negotiating goals for the telecommunications sector for ongoing WTO services negotiations. • Implementation of APEC telecommunications Mutual Recognition Arrangements; and • Implementation of NAFTA telecommunications standards provisions. Prior to joining USTR he was an economic officer in the Department of State, serving in Tokyo, Washington D.C. and Paris. He has a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. in international relations from Columbia University.
Deputy Chief/ADM, Information Technology Security Program, Communications Security Establishment Canada
After graduating from McGill University, Montreal in 1984, Ms. Moffa began her career with CSEC as a linguist/analyst in 1986. Up to 1998, she held multiple managerial positions throughout the SIGINT program including responsibilities for client relations, collection, intelligence production, and SIGINT policy, planning and financial management. In 1998, Ms. Moffa entered the Executive cadre and held several Director positions in the areas of IT Security, SIGINT and Corporate Services. From 2002-04, Ms. Moffa was Canada’s Senior Liaison Officer to the National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Maryland, USA. In July 2004, she returned to Ottawa as the Director of Global Access Programs. In May 2005 Toni was promoted to the Director General level and has held several DG positions, namely: DG IT Security Strategic Management which included responsibilities for strategic planning, financial management, client relations, the IT Security Learning Centre, and Industry Programs, DG Policy and Communications, and DG Intelligence. Ms. Moffa has been the Deputy Chief for the IT Security program since April 2009.
Suzanne L. Morin
Assistant General Counsel, Privacy, Research In Motion Limited
Suzanne L. Morin
Suzanne completed her B.A. with a Spanish concentration prior to completing her LL.B. from the University of Ottawa. After clerking at the Federal Court of Canada, she was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1992. She completed the Regulatory Best Practices Certificate program offered by Queen’s University in 1997. Since her call to the Bar, Suzanne has been working in the areas of privacy, copyright, communications and electronic commerce generally, including areas such as network neutrality, lawful access, unsolicited bulk email or spam, jurisdiction, consumer protection, online child exploitation and offensive content. In June 2011, Suzanne joined Research In Motion Limited to head up privacy internationally. Prior to joining RIM, as Assistant General Counsel and Privacy Chief – Legal & Regulatory at Bell Canada, Suzanne had overall policy responsibility for the areas of privacy, lawful access, network neutrality, online child exploitation, copyright and spam. She continues to be involved with many associations including the Canadian Bar Association’s National Privacy and Access Law Section, the Information Technology Association of Canada, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association, the CTIA – the Wireless Association, the European-American Business Council, Digital Europe and MediaSmarts (formerly Media Awareness Network). Suzanne was an appointed member of the Standards Council of Canada for over a decade and was a member of the Canadian Spam Task Force. Suzanne speaks frequently at Canadian and international conferences and is an Advisory Board Member and occasional contributor to Internet and E-commerce Law in Canada and the Canadian Privacy Law Review.
Industry Security Systems Strategist, IBM
Chris Poulin brings a balance of management experience and technical skills encompassing his 25 years in IT, information security, and software development to his role as strategist for IBM’s Advanced Security Group. As a key member of IBM’s Advanced Institute for Security, Chris is responsible for researching and analyzing security trends, creating programs to help customers keep pace with emerging threats, and forging the vision for a secure planet. Prior to joining Q1 Labs in July 2009, Poulin spent eight years in the U.S. Air Force managing global intelligence networks and developing software. He left the Department of Defense to leverage his leadership and technical skills to found and build FireTower, Inc., a successful information security consulting firm, with clients that included Fortune 100 companies.
Dr. Teresa Scassa
Canada Research Chair in Information Law, University of Ottawa
Dr. Teresa Scassa
Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law at the University of Ottawa, where she is also a professor at the Faculty of Law. She holds undergraduate law degrees in civil and common law from McGill University, as well as a Masters and a Doctorate in Law from the University of Michigan. She is a founder and former editor of the Canadian Journal of Law and Technology, author of the book Canadian Trademark Law (LexisNexis 2010) and co-author of Electronic Commerce and Internet Law in Canada, (CCH Canadian Ltd. 2005; second edition forthcoming in 2012). She is a member of the External Advisory Committee of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, and of the Canadian Government Advisory Committee on Open Government. She has written widely in the areas of intellectual property law, law and technology, and privacy. Her current research explores legal issues relating to the use of geospatial data, digital cartography and volunteered geographic information.
Security Theortician and Author; Founder, The Security Awareness Company
Winn Schwartau thinks asymmetrically and has been “Security” for over 34 years. As he puts it, “Finally, I think, maybe, I’m just starting to understand it.”
If you want originality, energy and interactivity in thought, writing, presentations or any aspect of Security, call Winn. In addition to being called “The Civilian Architect of Information Warfare,” he authored “Information Warfare,” “Pearl Harbor Dot Com” among others and is one of the country’s most sought after experts on information security, infrastructure protection and electronic privacy. He coined the term “Electronic Pearl Harbor” while testifying before Congress in 1991. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winn_Schwartau and www.WinnSchwartau.Com
• “Analogue Network Security” (Available from Amazon, Oct. 2017)
• “Hiring the Unhireable”
• “Defense in Depth”
• “Time Based Security”
• “I have zero tolerance for intolerance.”
Distinguished Engineer, Cisco
Jawahar Sivasankaran has been with Cisco since October 2000, and during this time he has held various management and technical roles. He started working in IT Architecture and was one of the founding members of the Cisco on Cisco team. As a senior manager, he led a project management team delivering market-facing content and strengthening partnerships with Engineering, Marketing, and Cisco Services. Jawahar now spends most of his time in customer-facing activities, through direct Customer engagements and Sales, Marketing, and Services partnerships. Jawahar has met more than 100 customers in the past year. He received the Above & Beyond award from John Chambers for his success with key customers and is a featured speaker in Cisco and industry events. His work in the Core Borderless Networks area focuses on creating case studies, ROI, TCO, financial models, and outbound activities. Jawahar serves as the IT Sponsor for ExxonMobil and has had Transformational High Touch engagements with several large customers including GlaxoSmithKline, Monsanto, Coca Cola, Eli Lilly, and IBM. Before Cisco, Jawahar worked in a Satellite Gateway startup in a product development role. He started his career in the service provider business in core network architecture and operations. A firm believer in social innovation and entrepreneurship, Jawahar is active in the community. He serves as a director in the Board of Junior Achievement of Silicon Valley and is an advisor to other nonprofits. He leads the Technology track for Silicon Valley Civic Council at Cisco, focusing on pro bono, skills-based volunteering opportunities. Jawahar holds an MBA from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. His technical credentials include two CCIE certifications (10-plus years, Emeritus). He also holds a Master’s degree in IS Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
Senior Security Investigator, Cisco
Henry joined IronPort Systems in 2006 as one of the original engineers responsible for IronPort Anti-Spam (TM), the industry’s most accurate anti-spam filter, and invented IronPort’s Multidimensional Pattern Recognition (TM) technology for combatting image threats. Henry has been involved in the anti-spam community since 2003, serving as a committer for the Apache SpamAssassin project and a contributor to both the SURBL and URIBL spam domain name blocklists. Henry changed roles within Cisco in December 2010, joining Cisco’s CSIRT as an investigator where he is currently developing Cisco’s strategy against advanced persistent threat attacks. Henry is a frequent speaker at both industry and academic computer security conferences and regularly engages in public-private partnerships with law enforcement to help bring online criminals to justice.
Strategic Advisor, Fasken; Former Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Since taking on the role of Privacy Commissioner of Canada in December of 2003, Jennifer Stoddart and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada have become leaders both nationally and internationally in the privacy sphere. In December 2010, Commissioner Stoddart was reappointed for a three-year term. The Commissioner has overseen a number of important investigations and audits of personal information handling practices in the public and private sectors. Throughout her mandate, she has advocated the need to ensure that both PIPEDA and the Privacy Act continue to provide the strongest possible protections for Canadians in an era of constantly evolving risks to privacy. She has recently joined the law firm Fasken.
Director, Global Intelligence Network, Symantec
Dean Turner is the Director of the Global Intelligence Network where he manages Symantec’s Security Intelligence Group and designs go-to-market strategies for sensor and intelligence coverage in key regional and vertical markets. Turner also manages a team of engineers and researchers that develop security intelligence data feeds and coordinate research and analysis of threat data gathered from Symantec’s DeepSight Threat Management System, Managed Security Services, Business Intelligence Services and Symantec Security Technology and Response for use in various publications and briefings. Dean is also Symantec’s Canadian spokesperson for matters relating to Security Intelligence having done numerous print, radio and television interviews. Turner was one of the co-founders of SecurityFocus in 1999 and served as its Director of Operations and Content until the company’s acquisition by Symantec in 2002. Prior to forming SecurityFocus, Turner worked for Network Associates as their Competitive Analysis Manager for their security product line. Turner has a broad range of expertise from Operations and Network Security to Incident Analysis. He has spoken at various Defense and Security Conferences and maintains a research interest with the academic community on such issues as Information Warfare and Infrastructure Protection. Turner has a bachelor’s degree in political science and strategic studies from the University of Calgary, Canada and a master’s degree in security studies from the University of Hull, U.K..
Country Manager, Websense Canada Inc.
Fiaaz Walji is the Country Manager for Websense Inc., in Canada. In this role, he is responsible for implementing sales and marketing strategies within the Canadian market, as well as expanding the company’s channel partner program. Walji brings more than 20 years of technology experience, working on everything from market and channel development to vendor management. Prior to joining Websense, Walji was Director of North American Channel Sales at Corel Corporation. Walji holds a BSc and a BEd from the University of Ottawa. In 2006 Fiaaz was voted one of the Top 100 Channel Executives by VAR Business Magazine, and was recognized as one of the “Top 25 Newsmakers” in 2007 and 2008 by Computer Dealer News. Walji, was recently was honoured for his channel leadership and partner advocacy by being named to the 2011, 2102 and 2013 CRN Channel Chief List. Fiaaz is a regular speaker and panelist at Privacy and Security conferences across Canada, as well as contributed articles to itworldcanada , Security Matters Magazine and the Websense Community Blog among others. His insights have been regularly tapped by various media outlets including a Cybercrime segment on Ottawa’s CFRA, CBC Radio and CBC TV’s Lang & O’Leary. You can follow him on twitter at @fiaazw or connect with him on Linkedin at http://ca.linkedin.com/in/fiaazw
Senior Director, Information Management Directorate, CIOB, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Stephen Walker assumed the position of Senior Director, Information Management Division with the Treasury Board Secretariat in February 2007. He is responsible for leading the development and implementation of Information Management policies and strategies from an enterprise-wide Government of Canada perspective that meet program and service delivery needs. He is also responsible for the development and implementation of Canada’s Open Government Action Plan. Stephen has significant experience in information management, strategic planning, project management, and multi-stakeholder consensus building. Prior to joining TBS, Stephen worked at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) as Director General of the National Land and Water Information Service (NLWIS), a major crown project designed to integrate federal and provincial government IM activities to support effective land and water use in Canada. Prior to his position at AAFC, Stephen was the Director of Business Transformation and Electronic Services for the Canada Student Loans Program at Human Resources and Social Development Canada. Stephen holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature, a Master’s Degree in Electronic Commerce from Dalhousie University, and recently completed the Public Sector Leadership and Governance program at the University of Ottawa.
Dr. David Whyte
Technical Director, Cyber Defence, Communications Security Establishment Canada
Dr. David Whyte
Dr. David Whyte is currently the Technical Director for the Cyber Defence Branch at the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC). As the Technical Director for Cyber Defence, he is CSEC’s technical lead responsible for overseeing the implementation of the next generation cyber threat detection services for the Government of Canada. He has held many positions over the last fifteen years within CSEC that span both the Signals Intelligence and Information Technology Security mission lines. David holds a Ph.D. in computer science. The main focus of his research is on the development of network-based behavioral analysis techniques for the detection of rapidly propagating malware.
Corporate Secretary & CPO, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
In her 22 years with the Public Service of Canada, Sara Wiebe has had many challenging opportunities. For the first 10 years, she served with the Canadian Foreign Service as an immigration officer with three overseas assignments – in Argentina, Haiti, and Miami. Upon her return to Canada, she worked in the Office of the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, and in the Border Policy Directorate at Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Between March 2000 and August 2006, Sara was with the Privy Council Office (PCO) where she served in three functions – as the immigration and transport analyst in the Regulatory Affairs Division, as the advisor responsible for issues related to travellers and law enforcement in the Borders Task Force, and as the Executive Assistant to the National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister. Sara then worked with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) as the Officer in Charge, Strategic Partnerships, responsible for the Memorandum to Cabinet Unit and the Memorandum of Understanding Unit. Between May 2007 and January 2011, Sara took on a series of responsibilities at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) including as the Director of US Relations and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Director General of People Programs, and the Director General of Pre-Border Programs. In January 2011, Sara returned to PCO to work at Intergovernmental Affairs as the Director General of Sectoral Analysis, dealing with the many horizontal policy and program issues of interest to the provinces and territories. In June 2012, Sara was pleased to join Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) as the Corporate Secretary. Sara has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours History) and a Master of Arts (History) from the University of Waterloo.
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