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VanSecSIG, (ISC)² and ISSA December 2017 Meeting

Vancouver SecSIG, (ISC)² Vancouver Chapter, and ISSA Vancouver Chapter

Friday, 1 December 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)

VanSecSIG, (ISC)² and ISSA December 2017 Meeting

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Event Details

December 2017 Education Session

Presented by Vancouver Security SIG, (ISC)² Vancouver Chapter, and ISSA Vancouver Chapter

Friday December 1st from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)

Featured Presentation Topic: Blockchain & Information Security: Opportunities & Challenges

Speaker: Victoria Lemieux, PhD (UBC)



In this presentation, Dr. Lemieux will provide an overview of blockchain technology, discuss some of the ways that it is being used to protect privacy & security, and then follow-up with an overview of the information security, privacy and archival risks associated with this technology.



Victoria L. Lemieux is an Associate Professor of Archival Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She has held senior positions as a professional archivist and records manager within the public sector, as a VP responsible for information governance and IT Security for a global investment bank, in higher education as an senior administrator and educator, and at the World Bank as a Senior Public Sector Specialist. She has also consulted for the United Nations, the Commonwealth Secretariat, and the Inter-American Development Bank and has collaborated on research projects with the US Treasury, Office of Financial Research. Her current research is focused on risk to the availability of trustworthy records, in particular in financial contexts, and how these risks impact upon transparency, financial stability, public accountability and human rights. Dr. Lemieux currently sits on the International Standards Organization’s Canadian Mirror Committees for Technical Committee 68 (financial services) and 307 (blockchains and distribution ledgers). She holds a doctorate from University College London (Archival Studies, 2002), which focused on the information-related causes of the Jamaican Banking Crisis and, since 2005, has been a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). She is also the winner of the 2015 Emmett Leahy Award for outstanding contributions to the field of records management and a 2015 World Bank Big Data Innovation Award. She is the author and editor of award winning articles and books, including Financial Analysis and Risk Management: Data Governance, Analytics and Life Cycle Management (Springer, 2012) and Building Trust in Information - Perspectives on the Frontiers of Provenance (Springer, 2016).


There are limited seats at this venue so you must RSVP to attend. If the session is fully booked you will only be offered an option to register for the waitlist. If you need to cancel your registration please contact the organizer or cancel via Eventbrite so that someone else can take your spot.

Have questions about VanSecSIG, (ISC)² and ISSA December 2017 Meeting? Contact Vancouver SecSIG, (ISC)² Vancouver Chapter, and ISSA Vancouver Chapter

When & Where

KPMG - KCampus, 4th floor
777 Dunsmuir Street
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1K3

Friday, 1 December 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)

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Vancouver SecSIG, (ISC)² Vancouver Chapter, and ISSA Vancouver Chapter

The Vancouver Security Special Interest Group (SecSIG) and the (ISC)² Vancouver Chapter are unincorporated groups of professionals who work together to promote and support the information security profession.  We operate purely on a volunteer basis, and do not charge membership or event fees.  We hold joint meetings together with the ISSA Vancouver Chapter, as part of bringing the information security community in Vancouver together.

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