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Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2023

October 12, 2023 12:00 pm - October 27, 2023 5:30 pm

Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE), a leader in cybersecurity education since 2005, is heading the conversation about online safety during Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an internationally recognized campaign held every October to inform the public of the importance of cybersecurity. As Canada’s only post-secondary institution with Master’s programs in Information Systems Assurance Management (MISAM) and Information Systems Security Management (MISSM), CUE is hosting a series of public events where attendees can learn how to protect themselves against cyber threats.

Schedule of Events

InfoSec Seminar

The AI-Cybersecurity Nexus: Risk Factor and Enabler

Thursday, October 12 ┃ Google Meet12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This presentation explores how AI plays a dual role in the cybersecurity industry, acting as both a significant risk factor and an area of opportunity.

ISC2 Seminar

Wednesday, October 18 ┃ Room HA017 ┃ 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

CUE Alumni Harvinder Singh Dhami discusses how to address Ransomware on a budget in his talk: “Ransomware Struggle: Embracing Open Source DFIR without the budget for commercial tools”.

Sponsored by ISC2 Alberta and the ISC2 Alberta Student Chapter

Women in Cybersecurity Panel

Thursday, October 26 ┃ Tegler Student Centre12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

CUE alumni discuss the unique challenges they face as women in cybersecurity.

RSVP prior to October 25 for a chance to win a Concordia University of Edmonton prize pack!

For more information, visit the event page.

MISAM 10-year Anniversary Event

Friday, October 27 ┃ Tegler Student Centre ┃ 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

CUE alumni join with current students and industry representatives to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Master’s program in Information Systems Assurance Management.

For more information, visit the event page.