CATA’s CEO, John Reid, joins Jean-Guy Rens, Senior Partner, Sciencetech and VP & Head of Research, CATA in a CATA TECHNOW interview to discuss Cybersecurity in a 4.0 World. Points of discussion included benefits and vulnerabilities, preparatory steps to mitigate risks and the scope of critical infrastructures at risk.
As outlined below, Dr. Rens is undertaking a major study into cybersecurity best practices and risk management.
Interested in being part of the Cybersecurity Research and Advocacy? then reach out to CATA CEO, John Reid, at email@example.com and also see the scope of our work at this URL: cata.ca/2018/cybersecurity-research/
Jean-Guy Rens is an information-technologies consultant specializing in public policy analysis and marketing assistance for the introduction of new products and services. Mr. Rens has produced several independent studies on the information-technologies market in Canadian and Quebec markets. He has also conducted several studies on both robotics and cybersecurity for the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance): the Canadian Advanced Security Industry and the Advanced manufacturing sector.
On the international scene, Mr. Rens worked in Tunisia, Senegal and Morocco where he is just completed the first study on cybersecurity for the main association of cybersecurity users (AUSIM). He is currently preparing a new study on cybersecurity in the financial sector of West Africa.
Mr. Rens wrote a book on the history of telecommunications in Canada under the title “The Invisible Empire” (History of Telecommunications in Canada), McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montréal 2001. He is a member of the management team and Governing Council of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance).
The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance), Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, crowdsources ideas and guidance from thousands of opt in members in moderated social networks in Canada and key global markets. Supported by evidence-based research, CATAAlliance then mobilizes the community behind public policy recommendations designed to boost Canada’s innovation and competitiveness success.