Cybersecurity Hub

The Cybercrime Series

Take your cybersecurity knowledge to the next step with these intriguing, informative and entertaining talks. Each one dives into a different aspect of cybersecurity in a way that you have never seen before. Learn some new skills, discover new threats and dive into the fascinating world of cybercrime. All the talks are held through Google Meet. Please register to get the link. Everyone who attends will get a contect entry code for the Cybersecurity Challenge 2020/2021.

October talks

Cybersecurity: Are our graduates ready for the new economy?

October 6, 2020 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm 
Speaker: Angela M. McAllister
RECORDING OF THE SESSION

Angela is a cyber security professional who has been working in the field of cyber security for 14 years. She is the Supervisor of the Academic Outreach and Engagement team at the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security. The Cyber Centre is the single unified source of expert advice, guidance, services and support on cyber security for government, critical infrastructure owners and operations, the private sector and the Canadian public. 

Prior to her current role, Angela held the positions of Communications Security Technologist, Information Technology Security Analyst, and Information Technology Technical Writer. Angela is also a professor of communications, electronics, and computer applications at two Ontario colleges. Angela holds a Bachelor of Technology, a Diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology, and a C.E.T designation. She is currently studying to obtain a Master of Technology Management.

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The Cybersecurity Monster Manual: Stopping things that go "hack" in the night

In this talk The Cybersecurity Librarian will catalogue some of today's scariest cyber threats. Who is the Big Bad and how do we defeat them? Throughout the presentation there will be live demonstrations of actual hacker techniques and discussion of what we can do to protect ourselves from an unrelenting army of darkness.
October 21, 2020 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Speaker: Michael McDonnell
RECORDING OF THE SESSION

Michael McDonnell, "The Cybersecurity Librarian", is a cybersecurity consultant (and professional librarian). He helps clients improve their ability to detect and respond to cyber-threats by cataloguing threats, classifying risk, and promoting cyber-literacy. 

Michael has over 25 years of experiencing working on diverse IT projects for educational organizations in Alberta. His past work includes pioneering work in Virtual Schools in the 1990s, province wide digital library projects in the 2000s, and extensive cybersecurity work in the 2010s. He holds many certifications including CISM, CTIA, GCIA, GCWN, and an MLIS.

Michael also hosts several cybersecurity related livestreams available at https://cyberlibrarian.ca/

 

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