Cybersecurity is a huge concern today and a rapidly growing risk. The negative impact of a security breach to operations, reputation and profitability is significant and it effects all organizations, large and small. As such it’s is one of the most important issues for Canadian business, government and society.
Understanding the importance of cybersecurity in our current landscape Mariner is pleased to sponsor CyberNB’s upcoming CyberSmart Summit 2018. The event, taking place May 15 and 16 in Fredericton, is the only cybersecurity skills and workforce development event of its kind in North America. Last year’s event drew more than 300 delegates from across Canada and the United States, representing industry leaders and influencers, all three levels of Canadian government, private and public post-secondary institutions as well university and high school students.
“Finding and fostering talented information security professionals is critical for Mariner as we continue to grow our business,” says Paul Eisner, President Mariner Innovations. “The CyberSmart Summit brings together key stakeholders essential to developing the cybersecurity workforce and provides the perfect forum to exchange valuable learnings.”
The key note address – International Cyber Readiness: Lessons for Canada will be delivered by Melissa Hathaway, President of Hathaway Global Strategies, LLC (HGS). Hathaway consults governments, global organizations, and Fortune 500 companies on cybersecurity, enterprise risk management, and technology assessment and most notability advised the Obama administration on the same.
The comprehensive event schedule includes a session on cyber crime, chaired by Mariner’s VP, Security Solutions Anthony English as well as trends in cyber workforce development, building cyber and digital literacy in our youth and international cyber warriors program to name a few.
The CyberSmart Summit is sure to be a great opportunity to learn, develop and exchange information that will be a springboard for cybersecurity advancements in New Brunswick and beyond.
As one of the largest independent technology companies in Atlantic Canada, Marinerhas a team of over 200 IT and software professionals working with clients both regionally and across the globe. With extensive capabilities in the areas of analytics, service assurance and energy optimization software, information security and IT consulting, Mariner has been delivering innovative solutions with a strong emphasis on productivity and customer experience since 2003.