October 24, 2017

2018 International Urban Security and Resilience Conference (Toronto on May 8-10, 2018) : CATA Partnered event

Toronto, ON – The CATA Cyber Council, recognized as Canada’s leading voice for advocacy and industry development for the cyber security industry, has signed on to support the upcoming 2018 International Urban Security and Resilience Conference and Workshop taking place in Toronto on May 8-10, 2018.

“We have seen increased and global warnings coming from security professionals around threats to critical infrastructure and the potentially catastrophic impacts to life and livelihood” says Katherine Thompson, CATA Cyber Council Chair and Principal with Human Firewall Solutions (HFS).

“A recently released report from the FBI and US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has warned of an ongoing hacking campaigns that has seen attackers infiltrate the networks of critical infrastructure organizations looking to steal details of their control systems, a trend that concerns many “notes Thompson. “We are moving increasingly towards the factor of when as opposed thinking in terms of if

The 2018 International Urban Security and Resilience Conference and Workshop will tackle the topics of Cybersecurity, Counterterrorism, Innovation and Urban Transportation & Public Safety. This conference should be a must for those in the security, intelligence and law enforcement sectors.

An open call for speakers, sponsors and contributors has been made. For further details, please contact Katherine Thompson at kthompson@cata.ca

Conference Overview:   http://urbansecurityresilienceconference.ca/

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