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February 23 | Hackers, Attackers and Cyber Security; How to avoid a Cyber Security Crisis
Today’s news cycle is a constant stream of hacks and data breaches. As the cyber security risk landscape continues to evolve, it’s important to understand the risks — as well as how to safeguard your data, networks, and production areas that are connected in the organization.
During this timely and informative speaking session you’ll gain practical insights and advice to immediately begin reducing your exposure. We will review the most common threats facing the Beef Industry and Canadians and discuss strategies to manage your risks and respond quickly and effectively to a breach.
We will also have a real-time presentation of cyber attacks happening globally and in Canada.
Chris is a member of MNP’s Digital Services team in Vancouver. A passionate information technology and cyber security leader, Chris develops pragmatic, innovative and proven solutions for a wide range of clients in fields that include higher education, health authorities, municipalities, transportation and retail.
With an extensive technical background and more than 25 years of IT and cyber security experience, Chris brings a keen understanding of company IT infrastructure, and demonstrated excellence in identifying risk and emerging issues to his role. An adept communicator, he is an effective team leader and liaison between boards, stakeholders and various levels of management.
Chris’s areas of expertise include IT and cyber governance; strategic cyber roadmap planning; cyber risk, risk analysis and mitigation; change management and disruptive technology; network design and data centre architecture; incident response; high net worth cyber program; private cyber solutions and product integration.
Chris is a sought-after speaker, cyber education instructor and lecturer.
Chris earned a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in computer science from the University of British Columbia in 1996.