June 2020 Monthly Meeting & AGM

 

June 25, 2020 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Live Streaming Zoom Webinar — Note: Zoom sign-in opens at 6:00 PM. The meeting will begin at 6:30. |

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It's that time of year — our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020, via Zoom. Join us for a discussion of the 2019/2020 chapter operations and activities, followed by our main presentation on cybersecurity by Jeff Dawley. This event will be informative and exciting, you won't want to miss it.

AGENDA (order may vary):

  • Opening remarks
  • Approval of 2019 minutes view 2019 Minutes
  • Finances 2019 review
  • Membership vote: By-law updates (additional details)
  • Celebrate 2019 accomplishment - portfolio review
  • Introduction to our Board
  • Main presentation by Jeff Dawley, "Ready, fire...aim? How traditional cybersecurity solutions are failing businesses"
  • Volunteer recognition
  • Closing remarks + prizes

 

PDUs   1.5 TECHNICAL

 

Presentation

Ready, fire...aim?
How traditional cybersecurity
solutions are failing businesses

Cybersecurity is no longer just another IT problem. It is the most significant business risk facing organizations in today's online environment.

Unfortunately, solutions to date have focused on specific software or hardware solutions designed to catch or stop hackers and viruses, ignoring the number on attack vector: people. While technology is an important piece of your cybersecurity defenses, it is only one of several important elements of a complete cybersecurity environment.

It is important for businesses to look at their entire cybersecurity environment, including awareness, education, compliance, gap-identification, along with technology risks and solutions. Using one of a number of globally-accepted cybersecurity frameworks, you can quickly and easily identify the best first steps for increasing your cybersecurity defenses and creating a roadmap for improving those defenses over time.


About the Presenter

Jeff Dawley

Jeff Dawley

In 2018, Jeff co-founded Cybersecurity Compliance Corp. to address a communication gap in the cybersecurity space. The Cybersecurity PulseTM solution provides board members and non-IT executives with a complete view of their cybersecurity environment, while equipping IT professionals with a framework-based assessment and roadmap for future improvements.

Before devoting his career to helping SMEs better understand their cybersecurity environment Jeff worked in finance and technology across a broad spectrum of Canadian and international organizations. Over 25 years, Jeff has benefited from exploring many industries including financial services, mining, information processing, manufacturing and professional services. His career has seen him operate as a CFO for 10 years with both publicly listed and private companies, as well as 5 years as a CTO/CIO, responsible for all aspects of information management and technology.

Jeff holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation in Canada, Certified Public Accountant and Certified Information Technology Professional designations in the US and a Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, recognized in the UK and US.


Location

Virtual live streaming Zoom webinar.


Registration

Registration Process

  • Please register for the event with PMI-DHC (prices outlined below).
  • After registering with PMI-DHC, and prior to the meeting, you will receive an email with a link inviting you to register for the Zoom meeting.
  • Register with Zoom and sign-in to join the meeting between 6:00 and 6:30 PM the day of the event. At 6:40 the system will lock and you will no longer be able to join. The meeting will begin at 6:30.
  • NOTE: Do not use the Firefox browser, you may experience technical difficulties in joining the meeting.

Cancellation policy.

ONLINE REGISTRATIONS ONLY  
 
$13.28 + $1.72 HST = $15.00 
  PMI-DHC Members (if a member, please login before registering)
$17.70 + $2.30 HST = $20.00 
  Non-Members
$4.43 + $0.57 HST = $5.00 
  Students

 

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