Whether it be for work, play, shopping, banking, business, getting our news and just staying in touch, Canadians are online everyday. The same digital infrastructure that enhances our quality of life can also leave us vulnerable. Data supplied by the Government of Canada states that cybercrime in Canada causes more than $3 billion in economic losses each year.
Designed to enhance knowledge, network and more, there are several cybersecurity focused events happening from coast to coast in Canada each year. We have compiled a list of notable events happening around the country in 2020. We encourage you to check out the one nearest you.
2020 Cybersecurity Events in Canada
- Privacy and Security Conference: 5-7 February, Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC
This three-day conference attracts over 1100 delegates and 100 international subject matter experts. It provides essential education, training and opportunities for CPD credits for individuals who are responsible for the transformation of the public and private sector into the new digital economy.
Learn more and register for the Privacy and Security Conference.
- Data Connectors - Toronto Cybersecurity Conference: 12 March, Toronto, ON
The Toronto Cybersecurity Conference features industry experts and educational speakers discussing current cybersecurity threats and solutions. The Conference aims to examine current prevalent tech-security issues such as cloud security, social media security, VoIP, LAN security, wireless security, USB drives security and more.
Learn more about the Toronto Cybersecurity Conference.
- 2020 Toronto Information Security Forum: 7-8 April, Sheraton Centre Toronto, ON
This two-day forum is designed for security practitioners to gain actionable technical solutions and leadership insights focused on current and emerging challenges. Network with peers to benchmark your information security practices and engage with IANS Faculty during interactive sessions.
Learn more about the Information Security Forum.
- NorthSec - Applied Security Event 2020: 14-15 May, Montreal Science Centre, Montreal QB
This two day conference will focus on subjects including pentesting, network security, software and/or hardware exploitation, web hacking, reverse engineering, malware and cryptography.
Learn more about NorthSec 2020.
- iTech: 9 June, Ottawa Conference Centre, Ottawa, ON
iTech is Ottawa's leading IT technology conference and exhibition focusing on Infrastructure, Cloud, Security, Data Centre and Mobility. Discover new cutting edge products and services, network and meet new people in the industry, stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends and see technology in action through demonstrations.
Learn more about iTech.
- International Conference on Cybersecurity Resiliency: 6-7 August, Vancouver, BC
The International Conference on Cybersecurity Resiliency aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Cybersecurity Resiliency.
Learn more about ICCR.
- Cloud Security Summit: 20 October 2020, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON
The Cloud Security Summit is Canada's leading cloud security event and is an invaluable opportunity for security professionals to engage with leaders and discuss the future of cloud security. The seventh annual summit will feature keynote speakers and panel discussions. Continental breakfast, lunch and light refreshments will be provided along with an onsite Networking Reception following the event.
Learn more about the Cloud Security Summit.