OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Many of Canada's cities are adopting smart technologies to improve efficiency, accountability and public services. It is estimated that by 2030, two-thirds of the world's populations will live in smart-enabled mega-cities.
Public and private security experts will discuss how to make a smart city also a safe and secure one at The Conference Board of Canada's Cyber Security 2017 on February 27-28, in Ottawa. Topics of discussion will include:
- Strategies to protect smart cities from cyber attacks;
- Legal and privacy implications of smart cities;
- Security challenges in a municipal government;
- The emerging era of cognitive security;
- Technology, big data management and applications in smart city systems.
When: February 27-28, 2017
Where: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
Who: Speakers include:
- Andrew Faber, Director, Information Security, Greater Toronto Airports Authority
- Tim Fitzgerald, Chief Security Officer, Symantec
- David Goodis, Assistant Privacy Commissioner, Policy and Corporate Services, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
- Dr. Satyamoorthy Kabilan, Director, National Security and Strategic Foresight, The Conference Board of Canada
- Owen Key, Chief Security Officer, Manager Corporate Security, Law Department, The City of Calgary
- Barrie Kirk, Executive Director, Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE)
- Dr. Josipa G. Petrunic, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Urban Transit & Research Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)
This conference is sponsored by Blackberry.
For the full schedule and times visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/cyber-security/agenda.aspx
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