Media Advisory - Cyber Security Protection Strategies 2009

GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - Cyber security threats are increasing, which has implications for businesses, governments, and community organizations.

Canada's Public Safety Minister and business leaders discuss the latest practices to counter threats to information systems at Cyber Security Protection Strategies 2009, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada.

    
    When:   November 2 - 3, 2009

    Who:    The Hon. Peter Van Loan, Minister Public Safety Canada, will
            discuss Public Safety Canada's role in confronting cyber security
            threats, at 8:45 a.m., Monday

            Scott W. Totzke, Vice-President, BlackBerry Security Group,
            Research In Motion(RIM), will address the unique security
            challenges of today's mobile workforce, at 1:15 p.m., Monday

            John H. Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada,
            will examine the economic impact of cyber security in Canada, at
            8:45 a.m., Tuesday

    Where:  Hilton Lac Lemay, 3 boul du Casino, Gatineau
    

For more information, visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/09-0170/default.aspx

This event is sponsored by Bell, RIM, Symantec Corporation, Trend Micro Canada Technologies Inc., Bullfrog Power, Zerofootprint, Firepoint and ICT Standards Advisory Council of Canada.

Media must register in advance.

The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.

SOURCE Conference Board of Canada

For further information: For further information: or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Media Relations, Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext. 221, E-mail: corpcomm@conferenceboard.ca


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