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10/22/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/22/2019 17:11

Getting ahead of escalating Cybercrime at #EPIC2019

October 22, 2019

Getting ahead of escalating Cybercrime at #EPIC2019

The perfect storm of escalating cyber and e-crime criminal activity powered by emerging technologies creates a complex environment for cities, business and law enforcement

EPIC's expert technology futures panel, Anticipating the Dark Side of the Fourth Industrial Revolution explores Collaboration, tools and approaches to get ahead of the next wave of Cybercrime. The panel is moderated by Danny Timmins, National Cyber Security Leader, MNP LLP. Panel experts predict how emerging technologies 5G, IOT, Smart Cities, BioMetrics, Autonomous Vehicles and Crypto Currency, while intended for good, are converging in a perfect storm of escalated criminal opportunity. The fourth annual Excellence in the Prevention and Investigation of Cybercrime Summit takes place Nov 5-6 in Calgary.

Our lineup features Antoine Normand, Chair InSecM & CEO BLueBear. Antoine is a recognized expert in forensic technology and cybercrime, and chairs IN-SEC-M, the Canadian centre of excellence in cybersecurity. He has received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal for commitment to fighting child abuse material across all continents.

Antoine will be joined by Jean Le Bouthillier, CEO Qohash Inc. with more than 15 years of experience innovating and building partnerships in the public Defence and Security sector. His technical expertise lies in cross-domain solutions, data security and risk management. A co-founder of Qohash, his goal is to revolutionize the way companies protect and value their data assets.

Rounding out our panel is Sheraz Ali, Founder and Executive Director of the European Cyber Resilience Research Network (ECRRN). Sherazi, an expert in Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, Risk Management and Financial Services. He has supported NATO, The Transatlantic Steering Committee and fortune 500 C level Business Executives, CIO's and CISO's.

The E-Crimes /Cybercrime Innovation National Summit
for thought leaders, law enforcement, investigation and technology innovators, academia, municipality leaders and government policy makers

The EPIC Summit and Awards build networks between law enforcement and private industry to share knowledge, tools and expertise. The Summit brings together leading international E-Crime investigators with Canadian technology thought leaders, innovators, academia, government, judicial process experts and ethical hackers. Together they share cybercrime and technical trends and case studies, demonstrate forensic tools, and receive expert field updates to anticipate collaborative E-Crime Cyber responses.

The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) joint advisory body, the eCrime Cyber Council, organizes the Excellence in Prevention and Investigation of Cybercrime (EPIC) Summit and Awards annually in cities across Canada. The fourth annual #EPIC2019 will be held Nov 5-6 at the Hyatt Regency Calgary.

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