Security Canada Ottawa Announces Keynote

SESSION TOPIC: The Future is Not What it Used to Be
Cybersecurity expert David Shipley will explore how the current global state of cyber(in)security will impact governments, militaries, private sector businesses and individuals over the next few years. During his talk, Shipley will explore why understanding what the word cyber means is critical for understanding how we will have to evolve our approaches to combating digital threats. Topics to be addressed in David’s talk:
  • The rising threat against smart devices - from smart cars to hospitals and the power grid
  • Hacking democracy: How Russia’s playbook for subverting democracy is ushering in a new form of asymmetric cyber warfare
  • Why cyberweapon proliferation is bad news for everyone and the critical need for a 21st century Geneva Convention
  • Why Blockchain isn’t a cybersecurity silver bullet
David ShipleyDavid is a recognized Canadian leader in cybersecurity, frequently appearing in local, regional and national media and speaking at public and private events across North America. David is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Information and Communications Studies as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick (UNB).  

Between July 2012 and May 2017 David helped lead the multi-year effort to transform UNB’s approach to cybersecurity. David led UNB's threat intelligence, cybersecurity awareness and incident response practices before founding Beauceron Security.

His experience in managing awareness programs, risk management and incident response helped shape the vision for the Beauceron platform, which helps organizations across North America measure, manage and monitor cyber risk.

Security Canada Ottawa is taking place on May 9, 2018 at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, Ottawa, Ontario
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