With the occurrence of each and every data breach, Canadian business leaders respond with the question “is my company’s information safe?”
For CIOs and CISOs protecting company data and the company’s business — staying abreast of threats, deploying best practices, and being prepared ­­— is a critical day-to-day concern. That’s why we launched this site, together with a flagship quarterly digital publication, CSO Digital – your one-stop resource for timely, relevant, security news and insights you can rely on.
Digital Magazine

The Security Community for IT Leaders

Published quarterly and edited by Ryan Patrick, this digital magazine presents current threats, case studies, best practices, and actionable advice to help security professionals ensure a ‘safe and trusted’ environment that fosters business. It’s all about providing you with one credible, trustworthy resource to help you protect your data.

Editorial direction is led by an Advisory Board – an esteemed group of security professionals with real-life experience safeguarding data and ensuring trust.

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Editorial Advisory Board

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Edward Kiledjian, CISO Bombardier Aerospace

Bobby Singh, CISO
TMX Group Limited

Fariba Anderson, Former CIO, MPAC & OLC

Owen Key, CSO
City of Calgary

Claudiu Popa, CEO
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Government of British Columbia
Gary Perkins, CISO
Government of BC

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Hear from subject matter experts and your colleagues through one-on-one interviews that delve into risks, best practices, lessons learned, and more.

The Top 4 Data Security Best Practices

Information is the lifeblood of today's digital businesses. And according to research firm IDC, Canadian firms are projected to spend $2 billon on data security this year alone. But with rising cybersecurity threats, what are the best practices around securing your data? In the latest episode of the CSO Digital:...

Managing Security in the Cloud: CSO Digital Security Situations #1

Canadian Tire CTO Eugene Roman on securing new mobile payments app

Security News

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Learn about the latest threats and solutions from security experts here.


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Better trained people, not technology, will improve cyber security, SecTor told

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CSO Digital – the Newsletter

Threats, exploits and the policies and technology to keep them in check

A weekly compilation of current security-based news from ITWC publications (ITbusiness.ca, ITWorldCanada.ca, Computing Canada, Computer Dealer News)



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A Guide to Print Security for Canadian Organizations A Guide to Print Security for Canadian Organizations
Addressing Advanced Email Threats: Protect Your Data and Brand Addressing Advanced Email Threats: Protect Your Data and Brand
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