Jessica Gunson – Understanding Fraud and How to Protect Against It

Presented at GoSec 2017 Jessica is an intelligence researcher/analyst with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). She has been with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) since 1998 and joined the Operational Support Unit in 2006. Jessica has previously been involved in most aspects of the CAFC disruption program. Along with providing tactical support to law …

Resources for cybersecurity month

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Discussion Participants:   The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca Halifax Public Libraries http://www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca Ontario Provincial Police https://www.opp.ca project SOMEONE http://projectsomeone.ca Toronto Public Library http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca   Regrets: Public Safety Canada https://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/cbr-scrt/index-en.aspx Montreal Public Libraries http://ville.montreal.qc.ca/portal/page?_pageid=4397,6393626&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL Vancouver Public Library http://www.vpl.ca Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada Links for Resources for Cybersecurity Awareness month: (In …

Jonathon Hodge (Toronto Public Library) Advocating for digital privacy: the centrality of public libraries in a uniquely 21st century struggle

What can you learn from Tom, Thelma and Ed about privacy and the possible role of libraries in advocacy? Jonathon Hodge  from the Toronto Public Library presents “Advocating for digital privacy: the centrality of public libraries in a uniquely 21st century struggle” at 2017 Access (http://accessconference.ca/2017program/).  Presents the work happening at the Toronto Public Library …

Mick Bhinder – Reinventing Identity Access Management

Presented at the SERENE-RISC Workshop Spring 2016 The discussion of cybersecurity is highly complex and struggles with the ever increasing rate of sophisticated cyberattacks and digital exploitation. Cybersecurity continues to fall low in prioritization amongst executive management where there is a denial for a need of protection against such attacks. The discussion in today’s technological …

SERENE-RISC Fall 2017 Workshop | L’atelier SERENE-RISC de l’automne 2017

[ Le français suit ] SERENE-RISC Fall 2017 Workshop SERENE-RISC’s Workshops feature world-renowned experts and bring together Canadian and international cybersecurity policy-makers, practitioners and researchers from government, industry and academia. The Workshops enable evidence-based discussions on the nature of current and emerging threats, the challenges they pose to a diverse range of stakeholders, and what …

I Don’t Use Apple Pay Because It’s Less Secure …: Perception of Security and Usability in Mobile Tap-and-Pay

Apple Pay was launched more than 3 years ago to provide a “fast and secure” method of payment and quickly became very popular in the US. It was shortly followed by Android Pay which is also becoming popular.  However, not everyone uses these systems despite their claimed security, convenience and speed. Jun Ho Huh, Saurabh …

Atty Mashatan – Strategic Implications of Quantum-Resistant Cryptography

  Dr. Mashatan is currently a faculty member at the Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management of Ryerson University where her research focus has been on Information Systems Security and Privacy. Prior to joining Ryerson University, she was a Senior Information Security Consultant and Solutions Architect at CIBC. Prior to that Dr. Mashatan was …

CAFC Financial Crime Trend Bulletin: Text Message

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has released its latest bulletin on the subject of Text Messaging Scams, sometimes referred to as SMSishing.    Find the English and French versions of the bulletin at the link below. 2017-09-15_Text_Messages_EN 2017-09-15_Text_Messages_FR “Text messaging scams occur when scammers use deceptive text messages to lure consumers into providing personal or financial …