Senior incident responder and analyst
Frode Hommedal is a senior incident responder and analyst. He is currently head of incident response and security analytics at Telenor CERT ...
Master Warrant Officer
The Canadian Armed Forces
Master Warrant Officer Alex Arndt is a 27-year veteran of the Canadian Army. His areas of expertise include Electronic Warfare ...
Jonathan is a Cloud Security Engineer at Shopify working on securing their new platform using Kubernetes on GKE. Previously, he was a SANS mentor, network defense instructor, and a team lead at the Canadian Forces Network Operations Centre in Ottawa. Find Jonathan on Twitter @JonPulsifer
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
LEO Cyber Security
Andrew Hay is an information security industry veteran with close to 20 years of experience as a security practitioner, industry analyst, and executive...
Clairvoyance Cyber Corp
Dave has an honours degree in computer engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and has spent the last 35 years with the military, intelligence, security and privacy...
Senior Security Analyst
City of Ottawa
Ken spent 14 plus years working for Nortel Networks as a Senior Security Architect and lead multiple global initiatives across the many lines of businesses...
Security Program Manager
Shannon Sabens has 18 years of experience managing programs in security, anti-malware and software vulnerability research and response coordination...
Threat Analysis Lead
Kevin Stear is the Threat Analysis Lead at RSA FirstWatch, a research and analysis organization focused on emerging and sophisticated advanced threats and intelligence from around the globe ...
Information Technology and CyberSecurity professional with over 18 years of experience in planning, configuring, deploying and managing information and cybersecurity solutions from different vendors....
National Technology Officer
John Weigelt leads Microsoft Canada’s strategic policy and technology efforts. In this role, Mr. Weigelt helps business and governments innovate with technology while avoiding the unintended consequences...
Security Researcher and Evangelist
Bobby Kuzma is a security geek and retired IT consultant who accidentally acquired a CISSP at the tender age of 22. If it processes data, he's probably tried to make it do bad things...
Kelly Shortridge is currently a Product Manager at SecurityScorecard, the ecosystem risk management platform. In her spare time, she researches applications of behavioral economics...
Christian Shink is a professional engineer with more than 10 years of experience in information security and software engineering. Christian currently works at Radware as a system engineer...
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 2017.
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Ottawa's Premier IT Security Event
Now into its sixth 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.
November 6, 2017
We are very please to welcome Chris Anderson as our guest MC for the third track of talks. Mr. Anderson has 30+ years of professional and corporate experience in financial services, telecommunications and the public sector in Business and IT Governance, Risk, Assurance and Compliance.
November 24, 2017
COUNTERMEASURE 2017 welcomed over 300 participants to discuss key topics in public sector IT security. We have posted most of the presentation slides here, and two of our most talked about presentations are now available on our YouTube channel.
Kelly Shortridge - The Red Pill of Resilience
Coming soon !