VIPSS Sector Days – Energy, Mining & Resources April 8, 2021, Virtual Platform

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VIPSS Sector Days – Energy, Mining  & Resources
April 8, 2021
1pm-4pm PST

You’re invited to our complimentary by invitation only Energy, Mining & Resources Sector Day presented by the Vancouver International Privacy & Security Summit in partnership with ISACA Vancouver on April 8th. Join your peers and industry experts for an interactive afternoon of thought-provoking discussion where we’ll cover some of the most relevant cyber security topics impacting the Resources Sector in Canada today.

Our tightly packed 3-hour agenda was carefully curated by a committee of your peers in the Energy, Mining & Resource sectors.

This event is designed to inform and educate business executives on the critical issues, and decisions that will be required of them if/when they should be called upon to respond to a major cyber incident. Please direct all inquiries about this event to:

When registering for your complimentary Sector Day ticket you will also have the opportunity to purchase a discounted ticket at $250+tax for #VIPSS21!

To register please click here!


Imran Ahmad

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Adam Cottini

Director of Business Development - Americas Legal & Insurance, CrowdStrike

Kyle Melnychyn

Energy & Utilities Sector Lead, National Critical Infrastructure Team, Federal Policing National Security—RCMP-GRC

Hilary Palmer

Senior Vice President- Cyber Practice, Marsh Canada Limited

Monic Pratch

Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, FortisBC

Tim Swanson

Director, Corporate Security & Business Continuity, FortisBC

Michelle Ward

Senior Director, Communications and Government Relations, Canfor
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Thursday, April 8, 2021

1:00-1:20pm PST

Opening Remarks & Introductions

Tim Swanson Director, Corporate Security & Business Continuity at FortisBC Energy Inc., will present a scenario whereby a British Columbia Resource Company with international operations (Europe, US) and approximately 3000 employees has been breached.

1:20-1:40pm PST

Panel Session: Incident Description

Part 1 - Setting the Stage for a Cyber Incident + Associated Pre-Planning Exercises

1:40-1:45pm PST

Poll Questions

1:45-2:15pm PST

Panel Session: Incident Injects and Responses

Part 2 - Activities Relating to the Incident Itself

2:15-2:25pm PST

Networking Break

2:25-2:55pm PST

Panel Session: Incident Injects and Responses Cont.

2:55-3:00pm PST

Poll Questions #2

3:00-3:20pm PST

Panel Session: Post Incident Review

Part 3 - Post Incident Actions + Dialogue

3:20-3:50pm PST

Q&A and Discussion

3:50-4:00pm PST

Closing Remarks

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