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 New and Emerging Risks of Cyber Attacks and Cloud Computing

11/26/2013 8:00 AM
11/26/2013 12:00 PM
Holiday Inn, 200 Holiday Inn Drive, Cambridge | Canada - Ontario
Session Overview


Session 1:  How Can Internal Audit Assist with Cyber Risk Resilience?


Is Your Organization At Risk Of Cyber Attacks?


While technological innovations continue to create new opportunities for growth, they are also giving rise to new risks - cyber risk. Over the past two years, we have seen a rise globally in the number of publicly reported cyber-attacks against organizations of all sizes and across various industries. These attacks have been motivated by several factors including economic crime, espionage, terrorism and social/political activism.


What Are The Impacts Of Cyber Attacks?


Organizations are feeling the impact of these cyber-attacks extend beyond direct financial losses to also include targeted or collateral damage to their brand and reputation, relations with regulators, business relations, share price and customer confidence. As such management of cyber risk is increasingly becoming a board and executive level issue.


In this session, you will hear about:

  • Current and emerging cyber threats;
  • Leading practices for cyber risk management; and
  • Considerations for internal audit.


Session 2:  Securing the Cloud…Managing Risk and Driving Value


Cloud computing has emerged as one of the most significant information technology (IT) developments. As a new framework for the way IT solutions are designed, sourced, and used for services delivery, it offers organizations new and flexible ways to manage IT costs, scale IT operations, and streamline related processes. However, clouds also present new dimensions of complexity relating to information security and privacy.


In this session, you will hear about:


  • Understanding the risk implications of moving your IT platforms to the cloud; and
  • How to effectively manage risks and protect your information already in the cloud.





Session 1:  Saj Nair, Director, PwC

Saj Nair is a Director in PwC's Cyber Resilience and Information Security practice. His core areas of specialization include cyber resilience, security strategy, emerging technology security and M&A security risk management. He has international experience providing consulting services to organizations of all sizes and across several industry groups in North America, Australia, Asia and Europe.


Session 2:  Dina Kamal, Senior Manager, Deloitte

Dina Kamal is a senior manager at Deloitte's Security and Privacy practice in Canada. Dina assists her clients with a variety of security and infrastructure-related services, in particular mobile security, cyber security strategy and governance, cyber threat intelligence, information security controls, and cloud security related services that covers assessing the cloud risks, prioritizing these risks and developing controls and processes to manage these risks effectively.





As space is limited, please pre-register by calling or emailing the IIA Toronto Chapter Office. Late registrations may not be accommodated due to space limitations.  Substitutions are welcome.   


To register online, please visit the event website: 


Phone:   416-223-5326
Fax:        905-508-2790




Holiday Inn, 200 Holiday Inn Drive, Cambridge, Ontario, N3C 1Z4

Registration And Continental Breakfast:  8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Session 1:  8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Networking Break:  10:15 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Session 2:  10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.




Members - $95.00 (Plus HST) / Non-Members - $110.00 (Plus HST) / Students – Free When Presenting Valid Student Card At Venue


Please Note:  There is a cancellation policy in effect.


CPE: 3.0 credits​