Ryan Kazanciyan


Chief Security Architect

Ryan Kazanciyan is the Chief Security Architect for Tanium, and has thirteen years of experience...
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Justification Toolkit

In today’s rapidly changing threat environment, it is imperative for IT security practitioners to keep up-to date with new intelligence and strategies for meeting the challenges that face their organizations. Download our justification toolkit to assist in making the case to your manager for attendance at COUNTERMEASURE 2016.


Who Should Attend?

  • CSO
  • Red Teams
  • Malware Analysts
  • IT Security Consultants
  • Software Designers
  • Software Developers
  • Penetration Testers
  • IT Security Analysts
  • Incident Responders
  • IT Security Coordinators
  • Development Managers
  • System Integrators

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Kent Backman


Threat Intelligence Analyst

Kent Backman is a threat intelligence analyst with FirstWatch, the threat intelligence group behind RSA's threat-intelligence-driven NetWitness suite of products.
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Jessica Blair


Senior Manager, Business Development

Jessica Bair is the Senior Manager of Business Development, Advanced Threat Solutions at Cisco Security.
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Steve Bowers

Principal Consultant
Open Minds Solutions

Steve Bowers has been in the information security industry for nearly ten years, working with both public and private-sector organizations.
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Rodrigo Cetera

Global Threat Intel & Analysis, Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte & Co S.A.

Rodrigo is a Consultant at Deloitte, student of Software and Electronic Engineering...
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Paul Davis

Director, Advanced Threats Security Solution Architects

Paul Davis, Cisco’s Director of Advanced Threats Security Solution Architects.
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Chris Eng


Vice President of Research

Chris Eng is vice president of research at Veracode. Throughout his career spanning nearly two decades, he has led projects breaking, building, and defending software for some of the world’s largest companies.
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Sergei Frankoff


Director, Threat Intelligence

Sergei Frankoff is a malware researcher and Director of Threat Intelligence at Sentrant.
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Peter Goodman


Senior Security Engineer
Trail of Bits

Peter Goodman is a senior security engineer at Trail of Bits. He is an expert at designing and implementing binary translation and instrumentation systems.
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Andrew Hay



Andrew Hay is the CISO at DataGravity where he advocates for the company’s total information security needs and is responsible for the
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Greg Hills


Director Architecture and Technology Assurance

Greg joined the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) in 2007...
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Numaan Huq


Senior Threat Researcher, Forward-Looking Threat Research Team (FTR)
Trend Micro

Numaan Huq is a Senior Threat Researcher with Trend Micro's Forward-Looking Threat Research (FTR) Team...
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Richard Johnson

Technical Research Lead
Cisco Talos

Richard Johnson is a computer security specialist in the area of software vulnerability analysis.
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Bobby Kuzma


Systems Engineer
Core Security Technologies

Bobby Kuzma is a CISSP, security geek, and retired IT consultant. If it processes data, he's probably tried to make it do bad things.
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Dave Lewis


Global Security Advocate
Akamai Technologies

Dave Lewis has almost two decades of industry experience. He has extensive experience in IT operations and management.
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Luciano Martins

Global Threat Intel & Analysis, Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte & Co S.A.

Luciano is a Technical Director in Cyber Risk Services at Deloitte...
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Randy Purse


Senior Learning Advisor

Randy Purse is the Senior Learning Advisor and Supervisor for the Learning Program Development...
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Pierre Roberge


An 11-year veteran of the Communication Security Establishment Canada (CSEC), Pierre led advanced technical teams tasked with protecting Canada’s national interests in cyberspace.
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Malcom Townsend


Information Technology Research Analyst
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Malcolm Townsend joined the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada as an IT Research Analyst in 2015.
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Sean Wilson


Senior Researcher

Sean is a researcher at PhishMe with experience in malware analysis, incident response and reverse engineering.
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Scott Wright


Security Perspectives Inc.

Scott Wright is an Ottawa-based security coach, consultant and podcaster who helps assess and educate teams on Internet security risks, to meet compliance requirements and work more securely.
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Ottawa's Premier IT Security Event

Now into its fifth year in Ottawa, and consistently advancing in both size and content quality, COUNTERMEASURE continues to be the national capital's premier IT security event.

As in years past, attendees can expect up to three days of professional skills training prior to the two-day main conference. All content will be delivered by some of the world's most knowledgeable and influential IT security experts in private, public, and research sectors.

Sign up soon and don't miss out on what promises to be a great program and an opportunity to network with IT security experts.

Recent News

October 20,2016

Just confirmed, Kent Backman, Threat Intelligence Analyst at FirstWatch, Jessica Blair, Senior Manager, Business Development at Cisco, and Steve Bowers, Principal Consultant at Open Minds Solutions. Click here for more details on their respective presentations.

October 19,2016

There are still space available to attend the training courses. For more details click here.

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