The endpoint attack surface and threat landscape – they've changed immensely over the past 15 months. How, then, has endpoint management been forever changed? This expert panel discusses:
How to balance enterprise security and user privacy on personal devices
Keeping disparate devices patched and compliant
Ransomware, supply chain attacks, heightened insider risk – these have been among the toughest CISO challenges of 2021. But what lies ahead in 2022? This panel of Canadian CISOs comes together to blaze the trail forward, opening up on:
Why data protection is more challenging than ever
What maturity looks like in...
Zaki Abbas is the SVP, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Brookfield Asset Management. Zaki joined Brookfield in 2017 and has over 15+ years in the Information Security field. Before joining Brookfield Asset Management, Zaki was the AVP - Information Security & IT Planning at Economical Insurance. Previous, to Economical, Zaki worked as an Information Security Officer at Great-West Life for over 8 years and an Information Security Advocate at IBM for 10 years
Ireen Birungi is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Interac Corp., where she leads the technology and business security strategy and implementation. This includes operationalizing enterprise-wide cybersecurity program that supports continuous improvement; managing security risks and compliance with business, client, legislative and regulatory requirements; reporting and containing security incidents and breaches; identity and access management and privilege access management; and monitoring threats and taking preventative measures.
Ireen has over 20 years of experience helping organizations excel in the areas of cybersecurity, risk and vulnerability management and IT architecture in a variety of industries across and Public, Private and Consulting sector. She began her career in the security operations centre for a major Canadian bank, managing processes around network devices and systems, administering cryptographic keys for ABMs and conducting vulnerability assessments on varying technologies.
She then progressed to senior roles in governance, risk management and compliance providing consulting advisory services, including recommendations for improving security posture to a number of clients in the healthcare sector and telecommunications and ultimately ending back in operations, where she led the establishment of a cybersecurity operations centre for a major engineering organization.
Ireen holds a degree in Economics from the University of Toronto and cybersecurity designations: CISSP, CISM, and CRISC and an active member of Evanta (A Gartner Company) CISO community, International Security Forum (ISF) and advisory board for siberX