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Cyber-Security Coalitions: Detecting the Imperceptible Risks

July 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

This GRI event is focusing on Cyber-Security and the need for a collaborative approach to prevention and awareness, highlighting e-Estonia as a model of a truly digital society.


Presentation -  by Raul Rikk

"e-Estonia: The Success factors of Estonian digital society"

Learn about life in this digital society and how they got there.

Estonia’s e-solutions have resulted in:

-An unprecedented level of transparency and accessibility in government
-Safe, convenient and flexible exchange of private, government and corporate data
-A healthier, better educated population with easy access to social services and
-A prosperous environment for business and entrepreneurship

Followed by a panel discussion on

Intelligence Sharing

Why intelligence sharing across industries has become essential to combatting cyber threats and seizing opportunities.

Panel will be moderated by:

Superintendent Paul Beesley
Ontario Provincial Police 

Superintendent Beesley represents the Ontario Provincial Police on provincial, national and international committees on policing issues that include Cybercrime, Organized Crime, Financial Crime and Intelligence.   He is a member of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police and The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police where he sits on the eCrime Committee. 

Panel speakers

  • Raul Rikk - Head of National Cyber Security Domain
    Raul Rikk was one of the founders of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn, leading its establishment from 2004-2008. He is currently the Head of National Cyber Security Domain at the e-Governance Academy Foundation and is engaged in strategic cyber security development in many countries and international programmes.
  • Manish Khera, RBC
    Manish Khera is currently the Head of Application Security, Data Protection and Security Consultancy at the Royal Bank of Canada.  Manish, previously in his career, led merchant data breach investigations at JP Morgan Chase as well as the IT Security program at the post-breach retailer, TJX Companies.
  • Gene McLean, McLean Security Advisory & Associates Inc.
    Gene McLean is Executive Security Advisor and Principal McLean Security Advisory & Associates Inc.  Gene is acknowledged internationally for substantive and ground breaking strategies and specializes in corporate, government and private sector organizations consulting on security and enterprise risk management. Gene brings over 35 years of relevant experience and was previously Vice President & Chief Security Officer for TELUS Corporation.
  • Laura Dottori-Attanasio, CIBC
    Laura Dottori-Attanasio leads CIBC’s Risk Management function, which encompasses all areas of strategic, market, credit, operational, liquidity, and reputational risk as well as compliance and anti-money laundering. 


July 7, 2016
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Ivey Tangerine Leadership Centre
The Exchange Tower 130 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1K6 Canada
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