About our Topic:
Protecting your Business from Malware and Ransomware
Cybersecurity isn’t just a priority — it’s a fundamental necessity.
Understand the current malware and ransomware threats, and the consequences of ignoring it. Mitigation strategies will also be covered.
Rogers Security services can help keep your business safe with our suite of application security tools to protect your assets and helps minimize your exposure to threats to your network.
Come join us to explore your options when cybersecurity is under attack.
Date: Tuesday April 18, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Place: Tillyard Conference Room (Adjacent to Alberta Blue Cross office)
Cost: Current CIC Members: FREE
Guests & Future CIC Members: $30.00*
New CIC Members: $90.00 (to Dec 31 2017)
New CIC Student Members: $18.00 (to Dec 31 2017)
Renewing CIC Members: $120.00
Renewing CIC Student Mbrs: $24.00
* Guest fees for members joining within 30 days of attending are applied to membership dues.
Payment: Visa/MasterCard via Eventbrite (Note: S/C & Eventbrite fees apply)
Cash/Cheque at the door.
Note: Pizza and pop provided for attendees.
About our Presenter: Sean Walinga
Sean Walinga is a Cybersecurity Specialist with Rogers Communications and has been in the cybersecurity industry for over 25 years. Experience stretches from the Canadian military to owning Secure Group, a multi-office Canadian cybersecurity company. Sean has been involved through the evolution of cybersecurity over the years.
About our Sponsors:
True North Group Inc – Various
True North Group Inc. provides exclusively Canadian integrated cloud, managed IT and security services as well as professional IT consulting to small and mid-market enterprises. True North Group has provided door prizes at many events as well as contributions toward CIC’s operational funding.
Microsoft – Office 365 + Operational Funding
Microsoft supplies the Calgary IT Pro Community Association with a free 25-seat Office 365 E3 subscription for the leadership team and committees. As well, Microsoft has agreed to fund a portion of CIC's operating expenses for 2016.
iTech - Platinum Sponsor
iTech is Canada’s leading portfolio of IT technology conferences and exhibitions focusing on Infrastructure, Cloud, Security, Data Centre, Virtualization & Mobility.
At iTech you will have the opportunity to; discover new cutting edge products & services, network & meet new people in the industry, stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends, see technology in action through live demonstrations, attend conference seminar sessions, research information to enhance your IT strategy, enjoy this Local event right in your backyard!
When & Where
Calgary IT Pro Community Association
The Calgary IT Pro Community Association [“CIC”] is a registered not-for-profit society incorporated April 28 2008 under the Alberta Societies Act.
The purpose of the Calgary IT Professional Community Association [“CIC”] is to provide information technology professionals and consultants in Southern Alberta with opportunities for professional development, social networking and sharing knowledge with peers in a non-competitive environment.
Our vision is to become the leading IT professional user group community in Canada
Our mission is to present quality technical programs, offer unique special-interest groups for technical and business practice areas, cultivate strategic partnerships with leading vendors and encourageactive member participation through volunteer engagement and social interaction opportunities.
Our values hinge on honesty, integrity and trust in everything we do.Our members strive to honour every commitment they make to the best of their ability and to meet or exceed expectations when delivering on those commitments.
We value balance in one’s work, family and community – providing good service and expertise for fair compensation so that families are supported and nurtured and our communities are enriched through the work and volunteer efforts of our members.
Membership in CIC is open to anyone interested in joining and contributing to the organization. Regular meetings are usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. You are encouraged to attend and participate actively.
Membership dues for 2017:
Regular Members: $120 (Jan 01 – Dec 31)
New Regular Members: $10.00/month through Dec 2017
Students w/ ID: $24 (Jan 01 – Dec 31)
New Student Members: $2.00/month through Dec 2017