General Info

COUNTERMEASURE 2017

Back for its fifth year, COUNTERMEASURE is excited to present its highly anticipated line-up of world-renowned IT security experts and product manufacturers. Over the course of five days, attendees will benefit from a number of keynotes, training sessions, discussions, and product demos that feature the most current offensive and defensive IT security management strategies. There will also be ample opportunities to network with peers and industry thought leaders.

Taking place annually in Ottawa, COUNTERMEASURE was designed with an emphasis on IT security matters from a federal government perspective. More than ever, it is relevant to a wide scope of government and private sector segments while remaining the largest conference for Canadian Government IT security professionals in Canada. COUNTERMEASURE 2017 will focus on the following IT security topics:

  • Security Management
  • Computer Forensics
  • Incident Response
  • Malware Analysis
  • Mobile Security
  • Nation State Threats(APT)
  • Network Security
  • Risk Management
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Secure Development
  • Social Engineering
  • Source Code Reviews
  • Web Application Security

Although the content of COUNTERMEASURE 2017 will be applicable to audiences from all sectors, speakers chosen will have particular relevance in addressing the issues faced by Canadian Government.

Recent News

November 4, 2016

Join our latest Keynote speaker, Katie Moussouris, a noted authority on vulnerability disclosure and bug bounties, is the founder and CEO of Luta Security, Inc. Luta Security advises companies, lawmakers, and governments on the benefits of hacking and security research to help make the internet safer for everyone. Katie is a hacker—first hacking computers, now hacking policy and regulations. She will be delivering the closing keynote on Day 1. For more details on our program click here.

October 30, 2016

Joining our expert line up this year is Tyler Shields, VP Marketing and Strategy at Signal Sciences a foremost expert on mobile, application, and Internet of Things security. He will be delivering the opening keynote: "Changing How We Do Security To Match A Modern World". For more details on our program click here.

Cancellation Policy

Substitutions can be made at any time. Unfortunately we cannot refund registration fees. Each course is subject to a minimum number of students. In the unlikely event that a course must be cancelled due to low enrolment, full refunds will be provided to registered students.

For more information on COUNTERMEASURE 2017, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or our office line at 613-725-2079.