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Cyber Security Awareness Month

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1 October 2021 - 1:00am to 29 October 2021 - 11:00pm

uOttawa

Maintaining Open and Safe Cyber Security Design for All (Canada School of Public Service)

As part of Cyber Security Awareness Month, join this event to learn more about cyber security and some of its challenges, including how to: anticipate cyber risks; be ready when incidents happen; put safety first, particularly when it comes to keeping data secure; cultivate a culture of open cyber security and shared risk, and; adopt a holistic approach that is accessible inclusive and secure for all. University of Ottawa speakers include: Dr. Guy-Vincent Jourdan and Alan McCafferty.

Date: October 7, 2021

Time: 10:45 AM – 2:30 PM

Location: Online Session

Register for the open and safe cyber security design session!

 

Protecting Data from an IM, IT Security and Privacy Perspective (Bilingual)

Facilitators :

Mathieu Bertrand, Information Risk and Compliance Specialist

Nina Carter, Senior Director, Information and Archives

Tracy Lachance, Director, Access to Information and Chief Privacy Officer

Join us for an expert panel discussion of university experts regarding the protection of the University’s most valuable (and vulnerable) asset, its DATA, from an Information Management, IT Security and Privacy perspective.

Each expert will explain their role within the University, emerging threats, and how you can help the University in protecting its data.

Following the presentation, the floor will be open for questions and answers.

Date: October 12, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Location: Online Session

Register for the session on the protection of data!

 

Cyber Security Literacy Workshop

The cyber security workshop aims to provide participants with knowledge about information and cyber security threats and the techniques that can be used to keep employees and co-workers safe from nefarious attacks.

Date: October 13, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Online Session

Register for the Cyber Security Literacy Workshop!

 

uOttawa Innovates – AI & Security for Smart Critical Infrastructures

Join uOttawa-Kanata North’s Smart Connected Vehicles Innovation Centre founding director, Professor Burak Kantarci, and two leading experts from industry, Dr. Petar Djukic and Cliff Ellement in the areas of AI, Analytics, networks and wireless communications.

Date: October 14, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Location: Online Session (recorded)

Register for uOttawa Innovates – AI & Security for Smart Critical Infrastructures!

 

Industry Unbound: The Inside Story of Privacy, Data, and Corporate Power

Join us for a conversation with Professor Ari Ezra Waldman around Industry Unbound, his latest book explaining why privacy law isn’t working, showing how tech companies manipulate us, our behaviour and our law.

Date: October 19, 2021

Time: 11:30 AM

Location: Online Session

Register for Industry Unbound: The Inside Story of Privacy, Data, and Corporate Power!

 

Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 on the Cyber Security Sector

This event will feature the release of a whitepaper, which will be followed by a panel discussion featuring three industry panelists and moderator. Experts will discuss the impact that Covid-19 has had on their cyber operations, as well as what industry experts see the future looking like in this space and what needs to be done to fill the talent shortage gap. 

Date: October 20, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Location: Online Session

Register for the Impact of Covid-19 on the Cyber Security Sector event!

 

Have an IT question? Open session

If you are new to uOttawa’s digital landscape, you may have many questions. There are many websites, platforms, and services working in tandem to provide a seamless virtual learning experience. Join us Wednesday for an open discussion session where you can learn about uOttawa applications/services and ask questions about any IT topic.

Date: October 20, 2021 

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: Zoom

Register for the open session on IT!

 

2021 SERENE-RISC Workshop

The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is a proud partner of SERENE-RISC presenting: 2021 SERENE-RISC Workshop - The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference. The event will bring together researchers, professionals and decision-makers from industry, government and academia for a conversation on the state of Canadian cybersecurity. This 12th workshop will be the last one, as the network concludes its funding cycle and new national initiatives are ready to launch. Learn about the workshop program and speakers.

Date: October 20, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Location: Online Session

Register for the 2021 SERENE-RISC Workshop!

 

Coffee with the CISO (Student Session)

Meet our new CISO, Nicolas Buache, in a non-technical discussion on October 25. He will talk about the importance of cyber security, how to protect your home and family, and why everyone has a role to play in protecting the University. You will be provided with some specific examples and tips that you can use every day. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and be engaged in the discussion.

Date: October 25, 2021

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Online Session

Register for the coffee with the CISO (student session)!

 

Coffee with the CISO (Employee Session)

Meet our new CISO, Nicolas Buache, in a non-technical discussion on October 26. He will talk about the importance of cyber security, how to protect your home and family, and why everyone has a role to play in protecting the University. You will be provided with some specific examples and tips that you can use every day. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and be engaged in the discussion.

Date: October 26, 2021

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Online Session

Register for the coffee with the CISO (employee session)!

 

The Security of Self

Join us for a conversation with Suzie Dunn, Emily Laidlaw, Atty Mashatan and Adam Molnar around the technical, societal and legal dimensions of the security of self, discussing cybersecurity risks beyond data breaches! RSVP before October 27 at 9AM!

Date: October 27, 2021

Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Online Session

Register for The Security of Self!

 

Information Security Management  - Lessons Learned from How a Security Company Secures itself

For more than 50 years, Irdeto has been protecting digital platforms and connected industries with best-in-class cybersecurity services and solutions. In this talk, Peter Oggel, ​​CTO & SVP Technology Operations for Irdeto, will explain how Irdeto “walks the walk” with their own Infosec and cybersecurity strategy. Find out what 50 years of experience has taught them about the importance of a well-planned cybersecurity strategy, see how they protect their own operations with a sneak peek at the security overlaying Irdeto’s IT landscape, and learn what you can — and should — do today to operate safely in an increasingly connected world.

Date: October 28, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Location: Online Session

Register for the Information Security Management session!

 

Data Security Seminar

Be aware. Stay secure. Join Jarno van der Kolk to learn more about the tools you can use to prevent the theft of your data and possibly of your identity. Other topics of discussion will include common hacking attempts, how to recognize them, and how to avoid having your data compromised, stolen, or destroyed. We will also talk about data encryption and provide tips for when travelling with electronic devices.

Date: October 27, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 PM

Location: Online Session

Register for the data security seminar!

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