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Western Canadian Cybersecurity Update: What Every Energy Company Should Know

April 21, 2021 - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Please note that this program will be delivered in English.

We are pleased to invite you to our latest cybersecurity seminar where Blakes partners and leading experts from Optiv, one of the world’s most preeminent cybersecurity firms, will provide an update on important cybersecurity developments in Western Canada, including topics specific to the energy industry.

Blakes Speakers:

Guest Speakers:

  • Jerry W. Chapman, Practice Director, Optiv

  • Sean Tufts, Engineering Fellow, Optiv


  • Zero Trust security framework that enables organizations to secure their critical data and assets as they adapt to a constantly evolving infrastructure — Jerry Chapman, Optiv

  • Challenges with securing legacy IoT (Internet of Things) and OT (operational technology) systems that continue to arise in the digital age, including demonstrating how blending security through all parts of a business can address cybersecurity threats — Sean Tufts, Optiv

  • Hot-button topics, including proper privilege protocols, cybersecurity insurance, trends in cybersecurity class actions and other topics — Dalton McGrath and Michael O’Brien, Blakes

  • Privacy law reform developments and their impact on cybersecurity — Birch Miller, Blakes

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (MDT)