Businesses are being squeezed between increasingly persistent cyber threats and new government compliance obligations to protect the integrity of personal information. The global pandemic has placed a spotlight on this security challenge for businesses with the accelerated demand for technology solutions and digitization to conduct business. Join certified cyber security and privacy expert Claudiu Popa for this insightful and practical exploration of the current digital landscape and shifting regulatory environment, with a Pandemic Cybersecurity Update, an overview of privacy and security best practices, the importance of identity protection, and how to handle sensitive information. This will be followed by an interactive discussion on the use of defensive technology and securing your home and business environment.
Claudiu Popa, is a certified cybersecurity expert and principal risk advisor at Datarisk Canada, a division of Informatica Security that strives to commoditize advanced security solutions and make them accessible by small and mid-size organizations, their suppliers and the rest of their remotely working ecosystem. Claudiu is a frequent contributor to national media and author of a few books including The Canadian Cyberfraud Handbook, Managing Personal Information and The Canadian Privacy & Data Security Toolkit
Scott smith is the former Senior Director of Intellectual Property and Innovation Policy at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Scott is a long-time advocate for the interests of business in public policy, has authored numerous policy position papers on the topics of privacy, data governance, cyber security and artificial intelligence. He has been the voice of business on these subjects through public appearances, the national media and to parliamentary committees.