* EVENT POSTPONED Ask the Experts | Cybersecurity with Business Cloud
This event is postponed. Stay tuned for updates about a new date.
Keynote Speaker: Sean Murray, Business Cloud
Panelists: Alyssa Parenteau (Field Effect), Al Rashdan (Business Cloud), and Stuart Rudner (Rudner Law)
The event will then transition to a panel discussion featuring Alyssa Parenteau, Al Rashdan, and Stuart Rudner offering diverse perspectives on cybersecurity. This segment will delve into the real-world experiences of the panelists in deploying cybersecurity programs across various industries. Their collective expertise will shed light on effective implementation strategies and common pitfalls that SMBs encounter. The discussion aims to translate complex cybersecurity concepts into practical, scalable strategies, emphasizing budget-conscious solutions and effective prioritization.
A highlight of the session is the interactive Q&A segment, where attendees can directly interact with the experts, gaining personalized advice and insights. This interaction ensures that participants leave with practical knowledge that applies to their unique business scenarios.
Additionally, the event serves as a platform for networking, enabling business leaders to connect and share ideas on enhancing cybersecurity measures. Post-event, attendees will receive a range of resources, such as presentation slides and supplementary materials, to further cement the knowledge acquired and assist in applying these strategies within their organizations. This event is an essential resource for SMB leaders aiming to secure their digital operations, providing them with the tools and confidence needed to implement comprehensive cybersecurity solutions in their businesses.
- Cybersecurity 101 and Employee Cybersecurity Handbooks
- Dark Web Domain Compromise Report
- Organization Cybersecurity Score (they scan our QR code which will route them to a brief survey to answer a few questions)
We'll also choose a few winners from the attendees to receive the items below. These will be completed in the weeks following the event as Business Cloud requires some additional information from the winner to complete these reports.
- Attack Surface Report
- Cybersecurity Assessment Report
About our speakers:
Sean Murray, Sr. Director of Client Success at Business Cloud Inc.
With over a decade in the customer service industry and 5+ years in the technology vertical, he excels at simplifying complex technology challenges for business leaders to increase organizational cybersecurity posture and improve team member collaboration and productivity.
As the Sr. Director of Client Success, Sean's role at Business Cloud is to build and manage client and partner relationships while also shaping the new client onboarding experience. Business Cloud provides a holistic approach to managing clients' business technology ecosystems, and Sean works with clients across various industries such as financial service providers, law firms, and other professional services.
With the explosion of the cybercrime industry over the past few years, Sean has guided their client community by identifying and mitigating risks through complex policy implementations and deployments of various proactive cybersecurity tools.
Alyssa Parenteau, Senior Security Analyst, Field Effect
Alyssa spent 17 years at the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) - one of Canada's key security and intelligence organizations. Starting as an analyst performing penetration testing, big data and host-based analysis, and tradecraft creation to catch, track, and characterize threat actors, Alyssa later transitioned to an advisor, helping critical infrastructure partners identify and rectify gaps in their cybersecurity posture.
In 2018, Alyssa sought a new challenge and left CSE for Linchpin Labs, later acquired by L3Harris, one of the largest private defense contractors in the world. Using her operational experience, Alyssa liaised between developers and clients, including allied governments and defense agencies, to advance the development and testing of offensive cyber capabilities.
In 2021, Alyssa switched back to defense, being given an opportunity at Field Effect to utilize her 20+ years of experience to help organizations navigate an increasingly complex cybersecurity ecosystem.
Al Rashdan, Chief Information Officer, Business Cloud
Al has over 20 years of international experience helping and advising various organizations with IT Governance, Digital Transformations, and Cybersecurity.
Al helped countless startups and publicly listed organizations navigate the complexities of the digital landscape by leveraging his multidisciplinary background and business acumen to drive innovation, and foster growth.
Stuart Rudner, Managing Partner, Rudner Law
Stuart Rudner is a leading Employment Lawyer and Mediator. For nine consecutive years, he has been selected by his peers for inclusion in ‘The Best Lawyers in Canada’ in the area of Employment Law, and he has been repeatedly named in Canadian HR Reporter’s Employment Lawyers Directory (a comprehensive directory of the top employment law and immigration law practitioners in Canada). He was also named one of Canada’s top Legal Social Media Influencers and recognized as the only Legal Influencer in Canadian HR Law in the first Lexology Awards.
Stuart is the founder of Rudner Law, which was selected as the Silver Winner for Best Labour & Employment Boutique Law Firm in the Canadian HR Awards, and has been selected as one of the Top Three Employment & Labour Boutiques in Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Awards for the past four years. Rudner Law was chosen as the winner of the 2019 and 2020 International Advisory Experts Award - Employment Law within Canada and the winner of the Canadian Employment Law Firm of the Year for 2019 and 2020 in the Global Law Experts Annual Awards.
Stuart is the author of “You’re Fired! Just Cause for Dismissal in Canada,” contributes to various texts, and is a frequent media commentator on Employment Law. He and his team also moderate several blogs, have active social media, and host the monthly online show “Fire Away.”
Relationships are what matters to Stuart, whether it is spending time with his family and friends or being a trusted advisor to his clients.
Stuart and his team know that their clients don’t have Employment Law questions; they have business decisions to make, and their job is to ensure that their clients make informed decisions.
Stuart can be reached at 416-864-8500 or firstname.lastname@example.org