Video Presentation

Policy Frameworks for Election Cyber-Security in Canada

Compelling evidence of foreign cyber-interference in the 2016 US Presidential election campaign has prompted a robust policy response in Canada at the federal level. This presentation will review legislative changes, the critical incident contingency plan, and initiatives to promote voters’ resiliency, and offer an early evaluation of their implementation in the 2019 campaign. About the …

On Public Opinion about Technology and Cyber-Security in Elections- Laura Stephenson

About the speaker Laura Stephenson is a Professor of political science at the University of Western Ontario. She co-directs the Consortium on Electoral Democracy (C-Dem). She specializes in the study of political behaviour, both Canadian and comparative. Her research is focused on understanding how institutions and context influence attitudes, electoral preferences and engagement with politics. …

Supporting Cyber Security Standards Development with Security Assurance Cases

The existence of well-defined or documented sets of standards, guidelines, or best practices for developing secure systems is limited. Those that are available often lack focus and specificity, making compliance either too difficult or too easy. As a result, many practitioners are never quite sure what needs to be done to demonstrate that they have …

Elephant in the Ballot Box: The Other Cyber Threats to Canada’s Democratic Process

The Communication Security Establishments’s “Cyber Threats to Canada’s Democratic Process” has been an important and influential series of reports providing the public with an invaluable snapshot of challenges facing our elections in the digital age. But for an agency with a predominately outward view toward foreign intelligence, the reports also noteworthy for the threats they …

Les cinq dimensions de la cyber-résilience

Cette présentation a pour objectif de présenter le concept de cyber-résilience, qui vient compléter celui de cybersécurité, ainsi que les pratiques qui y sont associées. Après avoir défini la cyber-résilience et son utilité face à une géographie des cyber-risques en constant évolution, nous discuterons des cinq dimensions qui caractérisent les organisations cyber-résilientes et des pratiques …

Eliminating Human Error: The Behavioural Economics of Security

Human Error is often blamed for security incidents, but when these accidents become normal are we just accepting security failure?  This presentation looks at the human side of cybersecurity and introduces concepts from psychology and behavioural economics to provide insights into how we make security decisions, and what we might do to make good choices …

In-Sec-M : faire le pont entre l’offre et la demande en cybersécurité

In-Sec-M, c’est la volonté affichée par plusieurs acteurs de l’écosystème canadien de la cybersécurité, de rassembler ce dernier afin de le rendre plus cohérent, plus fort et plus apte à répondre à des besoins sans cesse croissants, au Canada et à l’international. Messieurs Bensouda et Duguay présenteront donc les principaux chantiers qui seront mis de …

Constructing the cyber-insurance market: Improving cybersecurity through insurance?

While dealing with interconnected and global risks, the cyber-insurance market is rapidly growing. This market is a creature of privacy and data security regulations, and mandatory breach notifications have shaped its business model. Market stakeholders suggest that cyber-insurance provides incentives and resources to insured organizations for improving cybersecurity. This presentation seeks to empirically test this …

[STAT CAN] Les secteurs industriels les plus touchés par les incidents de cybersécurité au Canada en 2017

Par David Brisebois et Thuc-Uyên Tang, Université de Montréal   Mise en contexte Avec l’avènement d’Internet et des technologies connexes, de nouvelles opportunités criminelles affectent désormais les entreprises du Canada. À titre d’exemple, des programmes malveillants facilement accessibles et prêts à utiliser – on peut les acheter, les vendre ou les échanger en ligne –, des …