Speakers

 

Senior Security Analyst
City of Ottawa

Mark has invested 20 years with the City of Ottawa in the information technology field, the last 12 focused primarily on information security. He is an honours graduate of the Algonquin College Information Security Program. He has been an incident responder for large scale IT events such as Love Bug, Nimda and SQL Slammer. Mark has graduated to the role of Incident Commander at the City of Ottawa and lead the well publicized Dancing Banana incident. He is a co-author of the City’s Computer Emergency Response Plan and lead facilitator for cyber incident response training exercises. Mark is a recipient of the City of Ottawa’s highest honour for staff, the City Manager’s Award for making People a Priority.

Recent News

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

Frode Hommedal - The Cyber Threat Intelligence Matrix: Taking the Red Pill of Attacker Eviction

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.

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