Founded in 2013, the (ISC)² Toronto Chapter is an official chapter of (ISC)². Based in Toronto, our purpose is to provide educational opportunities for management, operational and technical aspects of the information security field, and to support the mission of (ISC)².
Rizwan Kalim (Membership Chair, Jan 2019 – Present)
Rizwan is an Information Security and IT Risk Management professional currently working for one of the ‘Big 5’ banks in Canada. His goal is to reinforce the bridge between academia and the industry while promoting the profession.
Rizwan’s areas of interest also include application of Artificial Intelligence in Information Security particularly user analytics and behaviours, and threat analytics. He also provides mentoring services as part of TRIEC (Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council) to internationally-qualified new immigrants to Canada.
Victoria Granova (President, Feb 2020 – Present)
Victoria is a holder of the CISSP, CISA, CPA, and MBA, and is currently a Senior Information Security Consultant at a “Big 5” bank. Victoria is passionate about education and contributes as Assistant Instructor in the Certificate in Cyber Security Fundamentals at York University. As Director of the (ISC)² Toronto Chapter board, she works to create professional education opportunities, encourages increased diversity in the field, and connects the numerous and diverse information security groups across the GTA in order to advance the industry together.