As more security solutions operate through internet connected systems,
it is vital that physical and cybersecurity work together.
Harvinder Singh Dhami, Senior Cybersecurity Advisor, City of Edmonton
explore the challenges and ramifications of convergence of physical and
As the Internet of Things grows and more security solutions
operate through internet connected systems including, but not limited to
HVAC system, video surveillance feeds, and access control systems all
of which are network-enabled and network-accessible. It becomes very
important that physical and cybersecurity work together. Otherwise a
single vulnerability or misconfiguration of any system can compromise
the entire physical infrastructure of a building (access control,
security cameras, etc.). The result being possible damage to reputation,
legal vulnerability, and/or financial loss for your organization.
During this session, we take a look how can to converge physical
security and cybersecurity.
Harvinder Singh Dhami, OSCP, MS InfoSec, CISSP
Senior Cybersecurity Advisor, City of Edmonton
Seasonal Instructor, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) - Part-time
Harvinder has more than seven years of experience in cybersecurity. He ensures the security of data and prevents security breaches by strengthening information systems, performing vulnerability assessments and penetration testing, developing network line defense, preventing unauthorized access, and detecting abnormal activities.
Harvinder researches and evaluates emerging cybersecurity threats and establishes ways to manage them and plan for disaster recovery in the event of any security breaches. Harvinder monitors for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorized or illegal activity on the network. He uses advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities. He has experience in designing new security systems or upgrade existing ones.
Harvinder investigates security alerts and provide incident response as needed. He assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cybersecurity awareness training.
Holiday Inn Edmonton
4485 Gateway Blvd NW,
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 5C3
4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. Registration and appetizers
5:30 p.m. Presentation
Members: $20 (plus tax)
Non-members: $40 (plus tax)
Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is Friday, March 6, 2020.
All payments must be made prior to the event.
Refunds will only be granted up to two weeks prior to the event.
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