Keynote Speakers

Brandon WebbFormer US Navy SEAL Sniper

Brandon Webb is a former US Navy SEAL sniper, Entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, and Avid Pilot. He’s the founder of Hurricane Group, a Men’s lifestyle company with digital publishing and ecommerce brands that reach over 50 Million monthly. He is also a co-founder at GSD Logistics, a third party fulfillment (3PL) company focused on global ecommerce fulfillment. Brandon is a member of the New York YPO (Young Presidents Organization) chapter, and was proud to serve as an appointed board member on the Veterans Advisory committee to the U.S. Small Business Administration

Brandon WebbFormer US Navy SEAL Sniper

Brandon Webb is a former US Navy SEAL sniper, Entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, and Avid Pilot. He’s the founder of Hurricane Group, a Men’s lifestyle company with digital publishing and ecommerce brands that reach over 50 Million monthly. He is also a co-founder at GSD Logistics, a third party fulfillment (3PL) company focused on global ecommerce fulfillment. Brandon is a member of the New York YPO (Young Presidents Organization) chapter, and was proud to serve as an appointed board member on the Veterans Advisory committee to the U.S. Small Business Administration

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Anna ManleyInternet and Privacy Lawyer

Anna Manley is an Internet and privacy lawyer based in Sydney, NS. She is the principal lawyer at Manley Law Inc. and founder and CEO of Advocate Cognitive Technologies Inc. Anna advises companies and individuals on all things law and tech related.

Anna ManleyInternet and Privacy Lawyer

Anna Manley is an Internet and privacy lawyer based in Sydney, NS. She is the principal lawyer at Manley Law Inc. and founder and CEO of Advocate Cognitive Technologies Inc. Anna advises companies and individuals on all things law and tech related.

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Tyler ParrottSenior Cyber Security Advisor, CSE

Tyler Parrott is a Senior Cyber Security Advisor with the Communications Security Establishment, currently working for the organization's Cyber Defence program. Tyler has 11 years of experience at CSE, spending time in Vulnerability Research, Infrastructure Mnagement & Security, Malware Analysis & Automation, and Partnerships. Tyler holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa.

Tyler ParrottSenior Cyber Security Advisor, CSE

Tyler Parrott is a Senior Cyber Security Advisor with the Communications Security Establishment, currently working for the organization's Cyber Defence program. Tyler has 11 years of experience at CSE, spending time in Vulnerability Research, Infrastructure Mnagement & Security, Malware Analysis & Automation, and Partnerships. Tyler holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa.

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Breakout Speakers

Mike WylieDirector - Cybersecurity Services, Richey May

Prior to joining Richey May, Michael co-founded Corporate Blue, an Information Systems and Security consulting firm that served clients in their pursuit of mitigating cyber threats. In his role, Michael was responsible for delivering information assurance by means of vulnerability assessments, risk management, project management, secure network design, and training. Michael has developed and taught numerous courses for the Department of Defense, Moorpark College, California State Universities, and clients around the world.

Additionally, in his role as a Senior Project manager, Michael has fulfilled technology and security projects for large organizations such as Dollar Shave Club, U.S. Navy, JPMorgan Chase, Oxnard School District, and more. Michael is also a skilled security professional identifying zero-day vulnerabilities in Fortune 1000 programs such as Intuit tax preparation software (CVE-2018-11338).

Mike WylieDirector - Cybersecurity Services, Richey May

Prior to joining Richey May, Michael co-founded Corporate Blue, an Information Systems and Security consulting firm that served clients in their pursuit of mitigating cyber threats. In his role, Michael was responsible for delivering information assurance by means of vulnerability assessments, risk management, project management, secure network design, and training. Michael has developed and taught numerous courses for the Department of Defense, Moorpark College, California State Universities, and clients around the world.

Additionally, in his role as a Senior Project manager, Michael has fulfilled technology and security projects for large organizations such as Dollar Shave Club, U.S. Navy, JPMorgan Chase, Oxnard School District, and more. Michael is also a skilled security professional identifying zero-day vulnerabilities in Fortune 1000 programs such as Intuit tax preparation software (CVE-2018-11338).

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Chris PattesonExecutive Director - Risk Transformation Office, RSA

Chris Patteson has more than two decades experience as a practitioner, leader, and innovator within Governance Risk and Compliance and Integrated Risk Management in the manufacturing, technology, and logistics sectors. Prior to joining RSA, he managed a team of data scientists and application developers to build new methods, models, and architectures for managing fraud and cargo security for a global logistics
organization. Chris continues to drive innovation in advanced data
modeling techniques and creating actionable intelligence for managing risk.

Chris is an Industrial Engineer and holds an MBA in Strategic
Management. His current research lies in security architectures related to risk systems and risk data science. His work in the domain led to a patent for Methods, Systems, and Devices for Detecting and Isolating Device Posing Security Threats.

Chris PattesonExecutive Director - Risk Transformation Office, RSA

Chris Patteson has more than two decades experience as a practitioner, leader, and innovator within Governance Risk and Compliance and Integrated Risk Management in the manufacturing, technology, and logistics sectors. Prior to joining RSA, he managed a team of data scientists and application developers to build new methods, models, and architectures for managing fraud and cargo security for a global logistics
organization. Chris continues to drive innovation in advanced data
modeling techniques and creating actionable intelligence for managing risk.

Chris is an Industrial Engineer and holds an MBA in Strategic
Management. His current research lies in security architectures related to risk systems and risk data science. His work in the domain led to a patent for Methods, Systems, and Devices for Detecting and Isolating Device Posing Security Threats.

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David ShipleyChief Executive Officer, Beauceron Security

David is a recognized Canadian leader in cybersecurity, frequently appearing in local, regional and national media and speaking at public and private events across North America. He helped build and refine the security awareness and incident response practice at the University of New Brunswick. Beauceron was born from that work. David is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Information and Communications Studies as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick.

David ShipleyChief Executive Officer, Beauceron Security

David is a recognized Canadian leader in cybersecurity, frequently appearing in local, regional and national media and speaking at public and private events across North America. He helped build and refine the security awareness and incident response practice at the University of New Brunswick. Beauceron was born from that work. David is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Information and Communications Studies as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick.

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Jon GreenVP and Chief Technologist, Aruba

Jon Green is VP and Chief Technologist for Security at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. He is responsible for providing technology guidance and leadership for all security solutions including authentication and network access control, UEBA, encryption, firewall, and VPN. He also manages Aruba’s Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) and Aruba Threat Labs, an internal security research group. Jon joined Aruba in 2003 and helped it grow from a small startup to today’s position as a leading provider of network mobility solutions. Prior to Aruba, Jon held product management, marketing, and sales positions with Foundry Networks, Atrica, Nortel Networks, and Bay Networks. Jon holds a B.S. in Information Security from Western Governor’s University, a M.S. in Computer Science/Information Security from James Madison University, and CISSP, CISM, and CCSP certifications. When not playing with technology, he enjoys flying airplanes, learning to play the banjo, and cooking competition barbecue.

Jon GreenVP and Chief Technologist, Aruba

Jon Green is VP and Chief Technologist for Security at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. He is responsible for providing technology guidance and leadership for all security solutions including authentication and network access control, UEBA, encryption, firewall, and VPN. He also manages Aruba’s Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) and Aruba Threat Labs, an internal security research group. Jon joined Aruba in 2003 and helped it grow from a small startup to today’s position as a leading provider of network mobility solutions. Prior to Aruba, Jon held product management, marketing, and sales positions with Foundry Networks, Atrica, Nortel Networks, and Bay Networks. Jon holds a B.S. in Information Security from Western Governor’s University, a M.S. in Computer Science/Information Security from James Madison University, and CISSP, CISM, and CCSP certifications. When not playing with technology, he enjoys flying airplanes, learning to play the banjo, and cooking competition barbecue.

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Sunny JamwalConsultant, GoSecure

Sunny Jamwal is a works as a consultant in the Advisory group at GoSecure Inc. With over 10 years of experience, Sunny has extensive knowledge of information security, networking, and related information technologies allowing him to quickly and knowledgeably inspect system architectures, identify vulnerabilities, assess risks and recommend safeguards to reduce and mitigate risk to information assets. Sunny has acted as the primary technical lead and subject matter expert on numerous Cyber Security Assessments for various private and public organizations in government and industries such as retail, finance, insurance, manufacturing, computer, communication, utilities, healthcare, and business services.

Sunny JamwalConsultant, GoSecure

Sunny Jamwal is a works as a consultant in the Advisory group at GoSecure Inc. With over 10 years of experience, Sunny has extensive knowledge of information security, networking, and related information technologies allowing him to quickly and knowledgeably inspect system architectures, identify vulnerabilities, assess risks and recommend safeguards to reduce and mitigate risk to information assets. Sunny has acted as the primary technical lead and subject matter expert on numerous Cyber Security Assessments for various private and public organizations in government and industries such as retail, finance, insurance, manufacturing, computer, communication, utilities, healthcare, and business services.

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Grant BoudreauCyber Security Consultant, MNP Inc.

Grant Boudreau is a Cyber Security Consultant for MNP LLP. He holds a bachelor degree in Information Technology – Network Management from Cape Breton University, is an OSCP and OSWP graduate from Offensive Security, and has several other industry certifications. Grant has a passion for security and loves to learn new things. He also loves helping and sharing security tips with others

Grant BoudreauCyber Security Consultant, MNP Inc.

Grant Boudreau is a Cyber Security Consultant for MNP LLP. He holds a bachelor degree in Information Technology – Network Management from Cape Breton University, is an OSCP and OSWP graduate from Offensive Security, and has several other industry certifications. Grant has a passion for security and loves to learn new things. He also loves helping and sharing security tips with others

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Neil CorreaSecurity Strategist, Microfocus

Neil Correa is a Security Strategist at Micro Focus, where he is responsible for driving strategic initiatives and providing thought leadership and insight into the ever changing threat landscape. Mr. Correa's experience includes many areas of cyber security including: Security Operations, SIEM engineering, audit and compliance assessments/remediation,

Neil CorreaSecurity Strategist, Microfocus

Neil Correa is a Security Strategist at Micro Focus, where he is responsible for driving strategic initiatives and providing thought leadership and insight into the ever changing threat landscape. Mr. Correa's experience includes many areas of cyber security including: Security Operations, SIEM engineering, audit and compliance assessments/remediation,

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Lilly ChalupowskiTITAN Malware Research Lead, GoSecure

Lilly is a TITAN Malware Research Lead at GoSecure and started her journey being mostly self-taught making hacking tools in her spare time. Chameleon (custom base64 steganography), Badger (DLL Security Enumeration including ASLR Entropy), Dirty-Needle (DLL Injection Tool), The Chrome Crusader (Chrome Extension Malware POC) and more. She has presented at many conferences such as AtlSecCon, BSides Las Vegas, Sector, BSides Fredericton, BSides St Johns, Hask, ISACA Atlantic, GoSec and more. Topics have included PE File Structure Security, Steganography, Chrome Extension Malware and Header Insecurities, The History and Analysis of Stuxnet, Malware Analysis of Remote Administration Tools, Malware Unpacking, Reverse Engineering and more. Lilly has been on The Register for her work with Chrome Extensions as well as on CTV to comment on phishing campaigns. She has volunteered for Girls Power Tech, Techsploration, Digital Nova Scotia and many other programs to inspire children to consider cyber security as a profession in the future.

Lilly ChalupowskiTITAN Malware Research Lead, GoSecure

Lilly is a TITAN Malware Research Lead at GoSecure and started her journey being mostly self-taught making hacking tools in her spare time. Chameleon (custom base64 steganography), Badger (DLL Security Enumeration including ASLR Entropy), Dirty-Needle (DLL Injection Tool), The Chrome Crusader (Chrome Extension Malware POC) and more. She has presented at many conferences such as AtlSecCon, BSides Las Vegas, Sector, BSides Fredericton, BSides St Johns, Hask, ISACA Atlantic, GoSec and more. Topics have included PE File Structure Security, Steganography, Chrome Extension Malware and Header Insecurities, The History and Analysis of Stuxnet, Malware Analysis of Remote Administration Tools, Malware Unpacking, Reverse Engineering and more. Lilly has been on The Register for her work with Chrome Extensions as well as on CTV to comment on phishing campaigns. She has volunteered for Girls Power Tech, Techsploration, Digital Nova Scotia and many other programs to inspire children to consider cyber security as a profession in the future.

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Tien PhanTITAN Malware Researcher, GoSecure

Tien Phan holds a Master of Computer Science degree from Dalhousie University, Halifax. Tien is a TITAN Malware Researcher at GoSecure and he works on malware analysis and threat intelligence. His research interests include, but are not limited to, maldoc and malware analysis, threat intelligence, reverse engineering, vulnerability research and machine learning. He has published/presented his research at prestigious conferences, such as GoSec on malware manipulation, NOMS (Network Operations and Management Symposium) on botnet detection systems, ARES (International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security) on the elliptic curve cryptosystem authentication scheme, HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) on three factor authentication scheme, and the International Journal of Network Management on machine learning models for compromised user analysis.

Tien PhanTITAN Malware Researcher, GoSecure

Tien Phan holds a Master of Computer Science degree from Dalhousie University, Halifax. Tien is a TITAN Malware Researcher at GoSecure and he works on malware analysis and threat intelligence. His research interests include, but are not limited to, maldoc and malware analysis, threat intelligence, reverse engineering, vulnerability research and machine learning. He has published/presented his research at prestigious conferences, such as GoSec on malware manipulation, NOMS (Network Operations and Management Symposium) on botnet detection systems, ARES (International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security) on the elliptic curve cryptosystem authentication scheme, HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) on three factor authentication scheme, and the International Journal of Network Management on machine learning models for compromised user analysis.

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Chris RichmondSales Engineering Leader - Proofpoint, Inc.

Chris Richmond is the Sales Engineering Leader for Canada and the Northeast US at Proofpoint, Inc. Chris’ focus is on the evolving cybersecurity landscape and how customers can leverage their cybersecurity stack to improve protection, while at the same time ensuring the protection of critical data and the reduction of privacy risks for organizations. Chris previously led groups focused on Advanced Malware, Forensics Architecture and Planning. Chris also helped bring to market some of the first cloud security solutions. Throughout his career in cybersecurity, his interactions around informational risk and privacy have allowed him an in-depth understanding of the complexities of protecting data while ensuring privacy and maintaining risk.

Chris RichmondSales Engineering Leader - Proofpoint, Inc.

Chris Richmond is the Sales Engineering Leader for Canada and the Northeast US at Proofpoint, Inc. Chris’ focus is on the evolving cybersecurity landscape and how customers can leverage their cybersecurity stack to improve protection, while at the same time ensuring the protection of critical data and the reduction of privacy risks for organizations. Chris previously led groups focused on Advanced Malware, Forensics Architecture and Planning. Chris also helped bring to market some of the first cloud security solutions. Throughout his career in cybersecurity, his interactions around informational risk and privacy have allowed him an in-depth understanding of the complexities of protecting data while ensuring privacy and maintaining risk.

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Josh BurgessTechnical Lead Threat Intelligence Advisor, Crowdstrike

Josh Burgess has more than a decade of cyber threat analysis and mitigation experience serving in multiple positions including in the Intelligence Community, the Department of Defense, as well as the financial sector. In a majority of his roles he has served as the technical lead Threat Intelligence Officer for a large SOC to advise them of the latest threats and ensure a sound security posture. His main role in his current position at CrowdStrike is to support customers by applying his experience in actioning both short-term tactical as well as long-term strategic intelligence data and reporting.

Josh BurgessTechnical Lead Threat Intelligence Advisor, Crowdstrike

Josh Burgess has more than a decade of cyber threat analysis and mitigation experience serving in multiple positions including in the Intelligence Community, the Department of Defense, as well as the financial sector. In a majority of his roles he has served as the technical lead Threat Intelligence Officer for a large SOC to advise them of the latest threats and ensure a sound security posture. His main role in his current position at CrowdStrike is to support customers by applying his experience in actioning both short-term tactical as well as long-term strategic intelligence data and reporting.

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Ryan S.Undisclosed
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Darryl MacLeodIS Manager, Securicy

Darryl is an Information Security Manager with Securicy and has been involved in the IT security industry for the last 18 years, most recently working as a QSA and risk assessment specialist. He has presented at the Atlantic HTCIA IT Security Conference, Halifax Area Security Klatch (HASK), Security B-Sides St. John's, and the ISACA Atlantic Provinces Chapter Information Security & Risk Conference. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the Atlantic Security Conference (AtlSecCon) and is the former Lead Organizer for the Security B-Sides Cape Breton conference. He currently holds CISSP, CISA, and CCSK certifications.

Darryl MacLeodIS Manager, Securicy

Darryl is an Information Security Manager with Securicy and has been involved in the IT security industry for the last 18 years, most recently working as a QSA and risk assessment specialist. He has presented at the Atlantic HTCIA IT Security Conference, Halifax Area Security Klatch (HASK), Security B-Sides St. John's, and the ISACA Atlantic Provinces Chapter Information Security & Risk Conference. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the Atlantic Security Conference (AtlSecCon) and is the former Lead Organizer for the Security B-Sides Cape Breton conference. He currently holds CISSP, CISA, and CCSK certifications.

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Robert FritzDirector of Cyber Security, Emera

Robert Fritz, Director of Cyber Security for Emera, Inc., has been implementing and managing security his entire career.
Robert started as a US Air Force lieutenant at Langley AFB and later moved to the Pentagon in Washington DC, where he built and managed classified networks. Upon leaving the military and joining Hewlett Packard, he co-authored HP’s Commercial Application Threat Analysis (CATA) methodology, building an internal consulting practice at HP. He served as editor for the Center for Internet Security’s HP-UX Benchmark, and Android Benchmarks. Moving to the finance sector, Robert joined Morgan Stanley, as Morgan Stanley Canada’s security architecture lead, before being asked to serve as the CISO for Canada. While there, he established industry leading security-controls and practices which supported the firm’s aggressive use of cloud technology and social media. At Emera, he published a security policy and set of security standards for all Emera’s affiliate companies. He then instituted a cross-affiliate risk metrics program, which provides the Emera and affiliate boards an objective view of their cyber security risk.
Robert is a frequent speaker and has recently spoken at several security forums including those offered by the Canadian Electricity Association, NIST, OWASP, and E-ISAC, and regularly contributes content to the CISSP and CISSLP certification bodies of knowledge, offered by ISC2.

Robert FritzDirector of Cyber Security, Emera

Robert Fritz, Director of Cyber Security for Emera, Inc., has been implementing and managing security his entire career.
Robert started as a US Air Force lieutenant at Langley AFB and later moved to the Pentagon in Washington DC, where he built and managed classified networks. Upon leaving the military and joining Hewlett Packard, he co-authored HP’s Commercial Application Threat Analysis (CATA) methodology, building an internal consulting practice at HP. He served as editor for the Center for Internet Security’s HP-UX Benchmark, and Android Benchmarks. Moving to the finance sector, Robert joined Morgan Stanley, as Morgan Stanley Canada’s security architecture lead, before being asked to serve as the CISO for Canada. While there, he established industry leading security-controls and practices which supported the firm’s aggressive use of cloud technology and social media. At Emera, he published a security policy and set of security standards for all Emera’s affiliate companies. He then instituted a cross-affiliate risk metrics program, which provides the Emera and affiliate boards an objective view of their cyber security risk.
Robert is a frequent speaker and has recently spoken at several security forums including those offered by the Canadian Electricity Association, NIST, OWASP, and E-ISAC, and regularly contributes content to the CISSP and CISSLP certification bodies of knowledge, offered by ISC2.

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Mathieu TartareMalware Researcher, ESET

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Mathieu TartareMalware Researcher, ESET

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Matt JoySolutions Architect, Bulletproof

As Solutions Architect, Matt puts his 10+ years of industry experience to work designing solutions that help Bulletproof clients grow and secure their IT footprint. His deep background spans traditional infrastructure and virtualization technologies with a focus on security best practices as well as a forward-looking perspective on cloud enablement and hybrid cloud deployments.

Matt JoySolutions Architect, Bulletproof

As Solutions Architect, Matt puts his 10+ years of industry experience to work designing solutions that help Bulletproof clients grow and secure their IT footprint. His deep background spans traditional infrastructure and virtualization technologies with a focus on security best practices as well as a forward-looking perspective on cloud enablement and hybrid cloud deployments.

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Kent StevensSales Engineer, Trend Micro
Kent StevensSales Engineer, Trend Micro
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