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Cybersecurity, Data Privacy Risks and Governance

  • 14 Jan 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)
  • TMX EY Tower, 100 Adelaide Street West, 6th floor, Toronto, Ontario


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This session explores the essential links between cybersecurity, privacy and  corporate governance. Governance professionals have the opportunity to assess the risks and links with performance and discuss what boards should do when a breach occurs, what incident response capabilities are there. This session will also explore theoretical and approaches to cyber threat management, as well as privacy breaches.


Cybersecurity Governance: Morning Training Itinerary

The morning cybersecurity session will equip participants to proactively outline essential frameworks and prepare for upcoming risks.

Main takeaways include:

  • An understanding of the cybersecurity mandate for boards
  • An outlined defence-in-depth governance strategy
  • Key cybersecurity questions directors should ask
  • Game of Threats: cybersecurity incident response interactive role-play

Privacy Threats: Afternoon Training Itinerary

  • 1:00 – 1:45 pm
    Data Opportunities Overview: Risk Assessment; Regulatory Environment Outline, What Leaders are Doing

    Speaker: Jordan Prokopky, Partner, Cybersecurity & Privacy, National Privacy Practice Leader, PwC

  • 2:00 – 2:45 pm
Tabletop Exercise
  • 2:45 - 3:00 pm:
    Coffee Break
  • 3:00-4:00 
Roundtable Discussion
Moderator: Jordan Prokopky, Partner, Cybersecurity & Privacy, National Privacy Practice Leader, PwC

Speakers: Pam Snively, Chief Data & Trust Officer, TELUS; Peter Cullen, Executive Director of Information Accountability Foundation; Ann Cavoukian, Creator of Privacy by Design and Former Ontario Privacy Commissioner

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