Message to members: Connecting Online

Hi Members, I have been hearing from many of you that networking has always been the highlight of our chapter meetings and you will miss the opportunity to meet and build meaningful relationships with fellow members of the infosec community. The current COVID-19 situation won’t stop us from continuing to learn from each other and build our networks. The health and safety of our members is paramount, so we will explore ways to stay connected remotely through online channels and provide similar networking opportunities. With this in mind, I have set up our very own (ISC)² Toronto Chapter Networking platform Read More

Announcement – Open Board Positions – CLOSED

Hi everyone! I’m very excited to continue as Chapter President and add more value to our members. In these trying times, I aim to continue our mission of providing educational content and connecting information security professionals across the GTA. Of course, we would need to form a team of passionate individuals to make this happen. We are now accepting applications for the following open Board of Directors positions: Director (Secretary): The secretary will have possession of the records of the organization and of the board of directors. Director (Treasurer): Responsible for keeping an accurate record of all chapter receipts and Read More

Election Announcement

Dear Members, On behalf of the election committee, I’m pleased to announce that Victoria Granova is elected uncontested as the new (ISC)² Toronto Chapter President, effective immediately until December 31, 2020. Victoria served on the Chapter board from January 2019 to February 2020 as a Director (Treasurer), led the first Chapter meeting of 2019 with a panel of female industry leaders (Crafting a Future in InfoSec), setting the tone for more inclusive representation in Chapter meetings. Victoria has since led and/or contributed to all Chapter events, most recently the February Chapter Meeting and representation in industry conferences. Victoria’s online marketing Read More

Elections: Call for Presidential Candidates – CLOSED

Hi members, I’d like to welcome our election committee members who will facilitate our 2020 election process: Rizwan Kalim, Jeff Clark, Ferris Adi, Raphael Adeyemo, Sean Webb, and myself Victoria Granova, as Chapter President, for guidance and oversight only. We are having an election for the role of President for the period of April 15 to December 31, 2020.  Note: As the Chapter currently operates on a calendar year, it will be a short year in 2020. Start date is approximate, contingent on the timely conclusion of the election process.  Role of President: Lead the (ISC)² Toronto Chapter by setting Read More

Election Committee – call for volunteers! – CLOSED

Hi everyone!  As discussed at our February chapter meeting, we are looking for 2 individuals to volunteer on our election committee to steer the upcoming Board election for the role of President.  To qualify for the election committee, you need to be an (ISC)² member in good standing who has been active with the Chapter this year (e.g. attended at least one event this year). Preference will be given to fully credentialed (ISC)² members. If you are not a credential holder or an Associate of (ISC)², you are not eligible for the committee. However, you would be able to help Read More

Previous Events

November 19th 2019 –  Cyber Crime and AD Risks & Strategies Alpha Chan and Lisa Belanger from the Toronto Police Services will present developments in the TPS Cybercrimes unit and their investigations Eric Matthews from Parabellyx Corporation will speak to AD related risks and strategies for an evolving cyber landscape Dec 11th, 2019 – Year End Event Sponsored by CIBC at the Artscape Sandbox CIBC and Chapter Team to speak

Crafting a Future in InfoSec – Thank you!

Thank you very much to all who made Crafting a Future in InfoSec a massive success! Particularly, thank you to our volunteers, our sponsor CIBC – notably the CIBC Strategic Gender Partnerships group – our great audience, and most of all our inspiring speakers Sarah Qureshi, Rachel Guinto, Heather Begin-Kao and Heather Ricciuto! Victoria Granova (Chapter Director) guided an in-depth discussion of our panelists’ journeys into cybersecurity and leadership, commentary on the career landscape, advice to cybersecurity candidates, and some valuable guidance for a more inclusive and diverse workforce. A big thank you to our audience for coming – your Read More

(ISC)² Toronto Chapter Meeting @ SecureWorld Toronto 2019

April 24, 2019 – Both the SecureWorld Toronto 2019 conference and Chapter Meeting were great successes.  The Toronto Chapter successes were made possible by the support and generosity from SecureWorld, our volunteers, our guest speakers, the hard work of our Chapter Team in the months and weeks leading up to the event, and especially the members who attended! The Chapter Team would like to thank SecureWorld and their organizers, notably Paul Scott, for all of their generosity at the SecureWorld Toronto 2019 conference.   Their team was extremely helpful to the Chapter through providing a booth at the expo and conference Read More

Safe & Secure

To all (ISC)² Toronto Chapter members who are interested in participating in the Safe and Secure Online initiative, please contact [email protected] Please include your Full Name, (ISC)² Cert Number, area within GTA that would be most convenient for you, e-mail address and phone number that you can be reached at. We are working towards developing opportunities for accredited members to raise cybersecurity awareness with students, educators and parents throughout the GTA. We are working with the Center for Cyber Safety and Education to assist those who are interested in volunteering their time to help others. We can assist with the Read More

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