Chief Security Scientist and Advisory CISO at Delinea
Joseph is Chief Security Scientist and Advisory CISO at Delinea. A Cyber Security Professional with 25+ years’ experience in Enterprise Security & Infrastructure, Joseph is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). An active member of the Cyber Security community and a frequent speaker at Cyber Security events globally Joseph is also an adviser to several governments and cyber security conferences. (ISC)² Information Security Leadership Award (ISLA®) Americas Winner 2018 and multiple award winner for Top Cybersecurity Information Security Leaders. Joseph is also host of the award-winning podcast 401 Access Denied.
Chief Information Security Officer at Check Point
Cindi Carter is a global, multi-industry Cybersecurity and Information Technology Executive with more than 15 years of experience as a transformational leader for both startups and enterprises. Cindi’s expertise includes building Cybersecurity practices in highly regulated industries, turning strategic goals into actionable outcomes, influencing a “secure from the start” culture, developing secure architecture & engineering platforms, and highly collaborative engagement (C-Suite, Board, Clients and Industry) for managing risk.
At Check Point Software Technologies, Cindi is a Chief Information Security Officer in the Office of the CISO, committed to helping other CISOs achieve success in both strategic and tactical initiatives and contributing to Check Point’s own security practices. Cindi possesses a firm grasp of the challenges surrounding the security, privacy, and risk management landscape, and is a trusted advisor within Check Point as well as for our customers. More recently, Cindi was the CISO for IntSights Cyber Threat Intelligence, where she was responsible for driving the company’s internal security initiatives, as well as serving as an external-facing advisor and subject matter expert in the areas of threat intelligence, cybersecurity resilience and risk management.
Cindi also served as VP and Chief Security Officer at MedeAnalytics, a healthcare analytics software-as-a-service (SaaS) leader; prior to that Cindi was the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City.
Admiral William J. Fallon
Retired Four-Star Admiral
A retired four-star Admiral with a distinguished 40-year career of military and strategic leadership, Admiral Fallon led U.S. and Allied forces in eight separate commands and played a leadership role in military and diplomatic matters at the highest levels of U.S. government.
The former head of both U.S. Central Command and U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Fallon has worldwide experience in international security, political and commercial affairs.
Through his military service, Admiral Fallon gained insight into the role of cyber security in protecting our nation’s most sensitive communications and critical assets. This experience helped shape his unique perspective and ongoing commitment to ensuring that government and enterprise can actively respond to today’s ever-evolving cyber advanced threats.
Admiral Fallon currently owns his own consulting and advisory business, William J. Fallon & Associates, LLC, and is a partner at Tilwell Petroleum, LLC. Admiral Fallon was a Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for International Studies, and serves as chair of the center’s advisory board.
He is a Director at the American Security Project, and Cylance, Inc., a cyber security services company.
Admiral Fallon is a distinguished Fellow at the Center for Naval Analyses and is a member of the U.S. Secretary of Defense Science Board.
Admiral Fallon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and an Honorary Doctorate degree from Villanova University as well as a Master of Arts degree in international studies from Old Dominion University. He is a graduate of the Naval War College and the National War College.
Watch Chairman Admiral William Fallon discuss who is most vulnerable to cyber attacks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.”
Session: Cybersecurity – Should We Care?
Director, Office of the CISO, Google Cloud
Taylor Lehmann joined Google’s Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to advise Google Cloud customers and help them achieve their business goals while adopting a high security bar – one that protects data, operations, and people without compromise or unnecessary friction.
Taylor is an experienced CISO whose past work focused on securing global healthcare organizations, removing obstacles, and driving innovative programs that help them achieve their core missions.
Taylor has held CISO roles for hospitals, health insurance, health IT organizations, and global banks. He was a named advisor and member of the global security advisory boards for both IBM and AWS. Early in his career, he spent 8 years establishing and leading PwC’s healthcare security and risk advisory function, leaving as a Director.
Taylor holds an MBA from Boston College and a BS in Finance and Information Systems from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Systems Engineer at Veeam
Mr. Eric Amar has more than eighteen (18) years of professional experience in pre-sales and architecture of telecommunication solutions, IP telephony, networking, servers, data protection, storage, and virtualization.
Over the years, Mr. Amar has acquired the experience of building a complete solution for his clients by considering all technical aspects and impacts on the company. Also, Mr. Amar has acquired the business and sales strategies necessary to manage the sales and project cycles for small, medium, national and international businesses.
Session: Ransomware Recovery in 2022
President of Indominus Consulting
Passionate about technology for over 25 years, René-Sylvain has built his career on a solid foundation. He is a strong believer in robust and secure technological architectures, and is always inspired by his clients’ business model. With cybersecurity at the core of his services and thinking, he is always looking for viable and responsible solutions. During his career, he has been an architecture consultant for major Canadian banks, various levels of government, aerospace and telecommunications. He is now the founder and CEO of Indominus, a group dedicated to cybersecurity, AI and cloud computing.
Co-founder and CEO of RackTop Systems
Eric Bednash is a founder and Chief Executive Officer of RackTop Systems, an innovative data security company who pioneered the fusion of active threat defense and detection into a unified file storage platform, an emerging market known today as Cyberstorage.
A passion-driven entrepreneur and innovator, Bednash brings to his position more than 20 years of experience in the cybersecurity sector, where he designed specialized data security products for the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and commercial enterprises.
Bednash co-founded RackTop in 2010 with a simple vision – to enable any organization to protect their data as if it were a national secret. Through his leadership and inventions, he has led the creation of a platform to arm companies with a simplified solution to the most complex Enterprise data protection challenges. RackTop’s technology has been leveraged by numerous organizations spanning a wide variety of global industries – notably in government, energy, financial services, healthcare, higher education, media/advertising, and entertainment.
Prior to 2010, Bednash served as co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Ross Technologies, a mid-sized consulting firm in the Government IT services space focused on developing mission data systems for the U.S. government and held numerous technical leadership roles as a contractor within the National Security industry. He started his professional career specializing in data center systems for Time-Warner Corporation and spent the better part of the dot-com boom in Washington, D.C., where he consulted businesses on the new and expanding internet era.
Bednash is a Forbes Technology Council member and a contributing writer for VentureBeat, among other publications, and an Advisory Board Member of Mission Link Next, an exclusive organization focused on accelerating innovation and advancing solutions to solve national security threats. He attended Rochester Institute of Technology, Penn State University and Stevenson University, completing both undergraduate and graduate coursework in Business and Technology Management. He resides in Fulton, Maryland with his family, and is an avid musician and wine collector.
Cybersecurity Researcher at GoSecure
Andréanne Bergeron is a cybersecurity researcher at GoSecure. She is also a Ph.D. candidate at the School of Criminology of the Université de Montréal and recipient of the prestigious Vanier scholarship. She previously worked as the coordinator of the Darkweb and Anonymity Research Center.
Cybersecurity Research Director at GoSecure
Olivier Bilodeau is leading the Cybersecurity Research team at GoSecure. With more than 12 years of infosec experience, Olivier runs honeypots, reverse-engineers binaries, and programs malware analysis tools. He authored several important AV industry reports like Dissecting Linux/Moose, Operation Windigo (about the Ebury malware) and Ego-Market: When Greed for Fame Benefits Large-Scale Botnets. Passionate communicator, Olivier has spoken at several conferences like RSAC USA, BlackHat USA/Europe, DefCon, 44CON, NorthSec, Botconf, SecTor, Derbycon, AtlSecCon and more. Invested in his community, he co-organizes MontréHack — a monthly workshop focused on applied information security — and he is NorthSec’s Vice-President and runs its Hacker Jeopardy.
CISO at Transat
With more than 25 years of experience in business, IT and cybersecurity consulting, Cédric Brossard has helped international organizations with their most challenging business and digital transformation opportunities.
Cédric was responsible for the development of the IT strategy, infrastructure and security practices in Europe and North America for Accenture, KPMG and IBM. He was also CTO of Accor group, global CISO of Fiera Capital and Air Transat.
Cédric brings his strengths in diagnostic and strategic planning, formulating innovative ideas and options to design and implement original solutions to improve operational excellence, reduce risks and costs or help launching new products, services and business models.
Director of Product Solutions at ForgeRock
Jeff is passionate about securing identities of all types – human and machine. He is a seasoned professional with broad experience in access control, cryptography, biometrics, virtualization, cloud, mobile and network security. Having spent much of his career in cyber security and identity, he has worked for leading companies in this space including RSA and HID Global. He finds his true calling bringing new and innovative solutions to market that ultimately enable us to interact and do more online. Jeff holds both CISSP and CCSP certifications.
Cybersecurity Consultant at Intellisec Solutions
Chiheb Chebbi is a Cybersecurity Consultant at Intellisec Solutions with proficient and thorough experience and a good understanding of information technology. He is specialized in proactive incident response using Microsoft Sentinel. He authored, contributed, and reviewed many information security books. He holds many professional certifications from Microsoft and MITRE (Certified MITRE Defender in 3 areas: Threat intelligence, ATT&CK SOC assessments, and Adversary Emulation). He is a versatile, bilingual professional and a community contributor. In 2021, he was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award.
Vice President Breach Detect Response Services at GoSecure
Laurent Desaulniers is the Director of Penetration testing Services at GoSecure. He has over 15 years of experience in offensive security and attack simulation. In addition to his experience in pentest, Mr. Desaulniers has had the opportunity to teach at ÉTS, HEC and the Polytechnic School of Montreal. Laurent has been a speaker around the world, presenting at many conferences such as RSA, Red Team Summit, NorthSec, NCFTA, CQSI, Hackfest and many others. In his hobbies, Mr. Desaulniers is interested in lock-picking techniques, magic and pickpocketing.
Practice Leader, Counsel and Privacy Officer at ROBIC
Vanessa Deschênes is a Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity Leader and part of the emerging Technologies Group at ROBIC. She has extensive expertise in privacy, data governance, compliance and information technology law. She provides strategic advice on the best practices to adopt, whether it is during the implementation of a new technology, the marketing of a new product or during a crisis.
In addition to holding an MBA, Vanessa Deschênes holds several certifications in the field of privacy and information security (including CIPP/C, CIPM and CPDSE) and holds the title of Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP), which recognizes her leadership and expertise in this area.
Prior to joining ROBIC, Vanessa was the first-ever Chief Privacy Officer of a major Canadian financial institution, for which she was awarded the Legal Counsel of the Future award at the 2018 ZSA Quebec Legal Counsel Awards. She has also been a lecturer at the Polytechnique de Montréal and the Faculty of Law at Laval University.
Technical Security Solutions Specialist at Cisco
Todd Dow is a Technical Security Solutions Specialist at Cisco. He is also a writer, speaker, geek, CF fundraiser and founder of InfoSec Hamilton. Todd’s family, baseball, infosec & devops are a few of his favorite things. Todd has spoken at numerous industry events including Sector and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Todd has over 20 years of experience in the cybersecurity field performing penetration tests, providing security architecture and compliance consulting and creating, developing and leading high performing security teams – this included working as the CISO at two organizations: First Ontario Credit Union and ArcelorMittal Dofasco. Todd maintains CISSP, CISA and PMP credentials and he has also earned an Hon BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies from the University of Toronto.
Session: Do We Need to Remediate Them All?
Field Chief Technology Officer at Cloudflare, Inc.
John Engates joined Cloudflare in September of 2021 as Field Chief Technology Officer and is responsible for leading the Field CTO organization globally. Prior to Cloudflare, John was Client CTO at NTT Global Networks and Global CTO at Rackspace Technology, Inc. Earlier in his career, John helped launch one of the first Internet service providers in his hometown of San Antonio, Texas.
John is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio and lives in Texas with his wife and two daughters. He is passionate about technology and enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, and spending time traveling with his family.
She has been a litigator for nearly 20 years, during which time she has developed cutting-edge expertise on issues related to access to information, the right to privacy, the protection of privacy and cybersecurity.
Has accompanied several clients in major security incidents, involving frequent interactions with senior management and the board of directors, and requiring a rapid response to manage urgent situations, business risks and reputational risks. As a breach coach, Kateri-Anne is known for her human, dynamic approach and her ability to quickly gain the trust of her clients to implement appropriate solutions.
Her training as a litigator leads her to get to the heart of the matter and to target the risks and pitfalls of liability and reputation risks.
She has already published several articles and participated in conferences to raise awareness of the impacts of recent legislative changes on their practices.
Co-author of a book on the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector (2nd annotated edition) published by Yvon Blais.
Recognized by the Best Lawyers in Canada (2020-2021) legal directory in administrative and public law, and by the Benchmark Litigation (2019-2020).
Senior Sales Engineer at Tenable
For Julien, everything started with this big brown box which was father’s Apple II. For a reason that he never totally understood, computers always fascinated him, even as a young child. This fascination with combining challenges has shaped the path of his career.
Julien has been in the IT Security field for over 15 years, he works extensively with many companies in different fields: Finance and Insurance, Communication, Energy, Education, Retail, Wood and paper, Food industry, Police department, Transportation, and more. His technical security background is very broad: Network Security, Web applications security, Malware, Wireless security, Open-source intelligence, Pentesting and Incident response.
Session: Comment Prévenir des Attaques de Type Ransomware Avec Une Bonne Gestion de Vulnérabilités
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CTO and Co-Founder of Corsha
Anusha Iyer is the CTO and Co-Founder of Corsha. She is a technology leader with over 15 years of experience in security-minded software, analytics, and managed services. A Carnegie Mellon alum, she started in the Washington, DC area at the Naval Research Lab. At NRL, her focus was on reverse engineering and tactical edge networking. Most recently, she was the Director of Software Programs at Galois, Inc., managing DARPA contracts in the areas of privacy, cyber-mission planning, and software diversity. At Corsha, Anusha is passionate about making security accessible, easy to adopt, even self-assuring.
Sales Engineer at Immersive Labs
Luke Kmiotek is a budding leader in cyber security, with a passion for delivering relevant solutions to organizations. With both consultative and practical hands on technical experience, Luke is making an impact as a Security Engineer at Immersive Labs.
Student in Software Engineering at the École de Technologie Supérieure
Alexandre-Xavier Labonté-Lamoureux is a senior student in Software Engineering at the École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS). He is an open-source software advocate, and he is volunteering in likely-minded students scientific and technology clubs at his university. He has been involved in the cybersecurity community for more than four years, notably in the Delegation of IT Competitions at ÉTS where he has given many workshops on the subject of reverse engineering. While he and his team have been busy winning 1st place at Northsec CTF 2020 and 2nd place at Northsec CTF 2021, Alexandre-Xavier also likes to design challenges, mostly with the goal of teaching and sharing his knowledge. Some of his recent accomplishments include organizing UnitedCTF 2021 where 230 students were introduced to cybersecurity, presenting workshops at Montréhack, mentoring a Canadian team students who participated to the European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC) and the International Cybersecurity Challenge (ICC), building the cybersecurity foundations for a DevOps team at Ubisoft Montreal and winning the Cybertalent Trophy from École Cybersécurité for his accomplishments.
Chief Security Officer at Devolutions Inc.
Martin Lemay is the Chief Security Officer at Devolutions Inc., leading security initiatives from risk management to product security controls. Over the past several years, Martin has acquired a solid technical background as a security professional specialized in penetration testing. operated in most industry sectors from banking, financing and insurance to energy, healthcare, airlines and telecommunications. Martin has also contributed to some open source projects, including the most advanced password cracking software “Hashcat”, where he implemented GPU attacks on Blake2b and Chacha20. He has spoken at various local events and schools in Canada with a focus on offensive security topics.
Senior Business Value Manager at Okta
Louis started his identity journey back at Accenture when he worked on the first deployment of ForgeRock for a major customer. From there, he improved his acumen in Identity Management by helping multiple clients deploy complex solutions. He then made the jump on the customer side by joining The Aldo Group where he was responsible to build and a team of exceptional individuals. Finally, he wanted to do the “trifactor” (consultant, customer and software vendor) and joined Okta where his role is to help guide future customers on how to sell Identity internally.
Head of Product Management at Trend Micro
Mike Milner is the Head of Product Management at Trend Micro. He’s experienced the breadth of opportunities technology and data intelligence have created for businesses and governments. Between fighting cybercrime for the Canadian government and working for security agencies overseas, Mike has developed a deep understanding of the global security landscape and how the underground economy dictates hacks and ultimately drives breaches. Prior his current role, Mike was CTO and Co-Founder of IMMUNIO, which was acquired by Trend Micro in 2017. He has also held technical roles with Salesforce, Canonical and the UK and Canadian governments.
Director of Ethical Hacking at GoSecure
Maxime is currently the Director of Ethical Hacking at GoSecure. Jack of all trades, master of some, he does have a pronounced interest in adversary simulation and physical security. When he is not coding new tools, you will probably find him transforming everyday objects into physical network implants, woodworking or working on one of his unrealistic evil plans.
Dr. Tim Nedyalkov
Technology Information Security Officer at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Executive Member of the CyberEdBoard Global Community
Dr. Tim Nedyalkov brings over 18 years of multi-industry experience in Information Technology and Cyber Security across Europe, the USA, Australia, and the Middle East. He is a Technology Information Security Officer at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Executive Member of the CyberEdBoard Global Community. Most recently, he established the cyber security practice for the $24 Billion Riyadh Metro transport network, one of the world’s largest public transport infrastructure projects.
He holds a doctorate in Cyber Security/Information Assurance from the University of Fairfax, and a master’s in Information Technology Management from the University of Sydney. His certifications include C|CISO, CISSP, CCSP, CEH, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CDPSE, ISO 27001 LA, and Agile PM.
Dr. Nedyalkov has been a frequent keynote speaker and panelist at over 30 industry-leading conferences. In addition, he is an active contributor to cyber security industry publications, white papers and community initiatives. He was featured in Top Cyber Magazine, Industrial Cyber, RSA Conference, BankInfoSecurity, InfoRiskToday, and CyberEdBoard Profiles in Leadership. Dr. Nedyalkov has been globally recognized as Cybersecurity Influential Voice and 40 under 40 in Cybersecurity. In addition, he was nominated for the Cyber Security Professional of the Year 2019 in Australia.
Cloud Security Architect at Abnormal Security
Brynna Nery is a Friendly Cloud Security Architect @ Abnormal Security. She has spent the last decade happily nerding out in security and pushing for democratizing it to everyone as it is everyone’s responsibility. Prior to working at Abnormal Security Brynna worked in highly regulated industries including, banking, fintech and security software. She is an active contributor at the Cloud Security Alliance research groups and always on the lookout for opportunities to security’s newest BFF. (i.e. using the newest tech stack for the benefit of security).
Professor in criminology at Université de Montréal
Masarah is an assistant professor at Université de Montréal and a research collaborator at the Stratosphere Laboratory affiliated with the Czech Technical University in Prague. She holds a Ph.D. in criminology and is specialized in the study of profit-driven crime enabled by technologies. Previously, she worked five years at GoSecure as a researcher and has presented at international conferences including NorthSec, BlackHat, DEFCON and RSA.
Executive VP at Hornetsecurity
David Poellhuber, is an entrepreneur with a background in technology. In the aftermath of the dotcom bubble, in 2003, he founded Zerospam. Which has grown rapidly to become a recognized leader in the Canadian spam and malware solutions market. In 2021, Zerospam was acquired by Hornetsecurity and extended its cybersecurity services to offer a full suite of email security solutions. David enjoys as much a good challenge as sharing his vision on new cybersecurity issues along with the high level expertise of his team. He has remained on board and today is leading the Hornetsecurity Canada team with the goal to strengthen its presence across Canada through our partners and distribution network.
Senior Director, Tactical Intelligence Operations at Zerofox
Olga Polishchuk is a security and intelligence professional with over a decade of experience in executive security, open-source intelligence, threat & risk assessments, and a wide array of physical and information security investigations. Olga serves as the Senior Director in the Tactical Intelligence Operation Unit at ZeroFox, focusing on tactical investigations and threat assessments. In her current position, she acutely focuses on expanding organizations’ understanding of the potential and emerging threats and aids in real-time operational and strategic decisions.
Vice President, Security Solutions at Keysight Technologies
Scott Register has more than 15 years of experience leading product management and go-to-market activities for global technology companies. In his current role, he is tasked with bringing new security solutions to market across Keysight’s broad solution portfolio.
Prior his current role, Scott was vice president of product management leading the development of new Ixia products in the areas of Security, Virtualization and Cloud. Earlier, Scott spearheaded the company’s visibility product line. Prior to Ixia, he led product management at BreakingPoint Systems where he was responsible for the industry’s highest rated network performance, security, and resiliency testing equipment, before the company was acquired by Ixia.
Senior Channel Sales Manager at Immersive Labs
Danielle Riley is a Senior Channel Manager for Immersive Labs, working with partners to help business leaders drive Cyber Workforce Optimization within their organization. Danielle has spent over 15 years in cybersecurity and has held previous roles at WhiteSource and Veracode. Danielle graduated from University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
Director of Product Management – AppSec at Radware
Tomer is a 25-year Hi-Tech industry Expert. He has been actively involved in developing, inventing, and leading product development for distributed heterogeneous networks environments for military and paramilitary organizations. His Career has been focused on 3 main aspects: providing value to customers, excellent user experience and security. In his various roles, Tomer was leading all Security Risk Analysis tasks and was responsible to implement mitigation solutions at every layer of the network.
Chief Technology Officer at GoSecure
Mr. Schmidt is a 25-year veteran of the information security industry. With a unique blend of technical expertise and business savvy, he has consistently shown results architecting and delivering security and risk management solutions for a full range of government and private sector firms. Previously, Mr. Schmidt was a Vice President of Covail where he led the cybersecurity business (Covail was acquired by GoSecure). Prior to Covail, Mr. Schmidt founded Authis (acquired by Richemont), served as the Vice President of Product Management for ENDFORCE (acquired by Sophos), and directed the technology planning, budgeting, implementation, and operations for a $65M department at The Ohio State University. He also spent time at The Microsoft Corporation where he spearheaded Microsoft’s first internal malicious testing of Windows 2000. Mr. Schmidt served on the Board of Directors of Delta Risk, A Chertoff Group Company, until its acquisition by Motorola Solutions. Mr. Schmidt received a BS and MBA from The Ohio State University and currently serves on the Board of Directors of DataPulse LLC.
Regional Sales Director - Public Sector at Datastealth
Regional Account Manager (Canada) at Forcepoint
Randy is a long-time industry professional in Security, IT and Networking with more than 25 years of experience. Randy is currently the Regional Account Manager for Forcepoint where he is focused on helping Canadian customers with providing security solutions for their users and their Data Protection requirements from Endpoint Device to Cloud. Previously Randy has worked with Bitglass, McAfee, Skyhigh Networks, TELUS and IBM.
Partner - Cybersecurity, Privacy and Financial Crime
Moshe Toledano is a partner at PWC Canada. He leads the Quebec Cybersecurity, Privacy and Financial Crime team, which is comprised of specialists in the areas of cybersecurity, privacy, fraud, money laundering, sanctions, forensic accounting and crisis management. Moshe has also had the privilege of serving as Chief Information Security Officer for several leading Quebec organizations, which has allowed him to develop a first-hand understanding of the cybersecurity challenges faced by organizations.
As organizations rely on digital technologies to transform their businesses, it is more important than ever to mitigate cybersecurity risks. Moshe is committed to helping organizations manage cybersecurity risks and accelerate their ability to implement their cybersecurity programs.
Moshe has advised companies in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, telecommunications, and financial services, to help them solve business challenges and implement complex solutions that fit both their risk management and business objectives. With the rise of cyber threats and their impact on the quality of life of Canadian citizens and businesses, Moshe is firmly committed to finding effective ways to protect our communities and mitigate cyber security risks. Committed to the success of his colleagues and clients, he remains committed to building effective teams.
Session: 5 Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again
Director of the Public Law Research Center, Deputy Director of the Cyberjustice Laboratory and Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Montreal
Nicolas Vermeys, LL. D. (Université de Montréal), LL. M. (Université de Montréal), CISSP, is the Director of the Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP), the Associate Director of the Cyberjustice Laboratory, and a Professor at the Université de Montréal’s Faculté de droit. He is also a visiting professor of law at both William & Mary (USA) and the University of Fortaleza (Brazil).
Mr. Vermeys is a member of the Quebec Bar, as well as a certified information system security professional (CISSP) as recognized by (ISC)2, and is the author of numerous publications relating to the impact of technology on the law, including Droit codifié et nouvelles technologies : le Code civil (Yvon Blais, 2015), and Responsabilité civile et sécurité informationnelle (Yvon Blais, 2010).
Mr. Vermeys’ research focuses on legal issues pertaining to artificial intelligence, information security, developments in the field of cyberjustice, and other questions relating to the impact of technological innovations on the law. He is often invited to speak on these topics by the media, and regularly lectures for judges, lawyers, professional orders, and government organizations, in Canada and abroad.
Session: À l’aube du Metavers: L’admissibilité de la preuve issue des médias sociaux
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