The issue of Cybersecurity has become a top concern within our industry. It is the responsibility of all industry members to keep each other safe. Join EFC for this summit and learn how you can protect your business and your channel partners from cybercrime.
EFC welcomes senior executives, IT leaders, and anyone else who is involved in the design of smart products.
– Industry Panel Discussion
– Cybercrime in Canada: Chris Lynam, Director General of the RCMP National Cybercrime Coordination Unit
– Cybersecurity risks in Systems: Professor Jose Fernandez, Polytechnique Montréal
– Industry best practices & closing comments: EFC’s Cybersecurity Committees
About the speakers:
Chris Lynam is currently the Director General of the National Cybercrime Coordination Unit within the RCMP. He led extensive work and consultations with other government departments, law enforcement partners across Canada and the private sector to conceptualize and design a national cybercrime coordination mechanism for Canada. He previously worked for Public Safety Canada and within the Security and Intelligence Secretariat of the Privy Council Office where he was part of the team that supported the National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister. Outside the RCMP, he is a member of the Army Reserve and previously served as the Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding of the Governor General’s Foot Guards, an Infantry Regiment based in Ottawa.
Dr. José Fernandez, ing., Ph.D. is cybersecurity researcher and innovator. His research focuses on cybersecurity of critical infrastructure including industrial control systems (SCADA), aviation and maritime systems. He is passionate about addressing the gaps in capabilities in terms of education, human resources, production capability and policy that are necessary to allow Canada to achieve Digital Sovereignty, in the context of the increasing threat to our economy, private and public institutions, and citizens posed by cyber-mediated attacks and manipulation.