Events - CSA Canada

Events at CSA Canada

We host a series of events . . .

Upcoming Events

CSA Canada in Partnership with AFCEA Ottawa, presents a panel discussion on
the relevance, challenges and benefits of undertaking a Security Framework Compliance initiative.

CSA Canada is very pleased to announce it has partnered with AFCEA on co-hosting a virtual event on Security Compliance Frameworks and Real World Benefits. We have assembled a world-class panel of thought-leaders in the space from both Government and Insurance sectors. We believe that this an exclusive opportunity to better understand the drivers and benefits of undergoing compliance assessments and audits why the desired outcomes can be true game-changers in how organizations approach cloud security. We look forward to you joining us on July 7th, additional details to follow on the agenda and panelist profiles.


Michel Doucet
Former CIO of RCMP


Po Tea-Duncan
Interim Executive Director for Cyber Security within Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Nathalie David
Associé/Partner | Clyde & Cie Canada S.E.N.C.R.L./ Clyde & Co LLP

Tyler Moule
Manager, Senior Technical Advisor, Canadian Center for Cyber Security (CCCS)


Opening Comments & Kick-off (CSA Canada, AFCEA Ottawa) Panel & Moderator Introductions
Event Format Overview by Moderator
Sponsor Welcome and Intro
Moderator and Panel Discussions
Closing Remarks
Event Conclusion


Wednesday July 7, 2021 at 12PM NOON



Michel Doucet
Former CIO of RCMP

Michel Doucet brings more than 30 years of cyber security and information management leadership experience to his current role. As an executive director, executive advisory in the Office of the CISO at Optiv, Doucet uses his past and present experiences to assist public and private enterprises plan, create and execute security strategies. Doucet uses his vast information security expertise to lead organizations toward a proactive approach to threat intelligence, third party risk management, governance and compliance, and incident management.

As a subject matter expert in cyber security and information management, Doucet's broad business, operational knowledge spans multiple disciplines including change management, IT service continuity management, capacity management, availability management, service-level management, service asset and configuration management, information security management, defense in depth, incident management, vulnerability management, and policy and standard development.

Prior to Optiv, Doucet built, managed and oversaw program, security, and technology initiatives in the Canadian Federal Government. As the executive director of the Security Intelligence Review Committee (SIRC), Doucet independently reviews the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) on operations and complaints accountable to the Canadian Parliament in matters of Canadian national security. He previously was responsible as the chief technology officer (CTO) and then chief information officer (CIO) for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Prior to leading the RCMP in information management, Doucet was the CIO/director general of the Information Management Services Branch at Correctional Service Canada. Doucet has also worked with the Communications Security Establishment of Canada (CSEC) where he represented Canada as CSEC's senior cryptologic liaison officer to the National Security Agency (NSA).

Po Tea-Duncan
Interim Executive Director for Cyber Security within Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Po Tea-Duncan is the interim Executive Director for Cyber Security within Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS)'s Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) branch. Po has over 20 years of experience in the federal government. She currently leads the teams enabling the delivery of secure and reliable government services through the GC's digital identity program, enterprise security architecture, security strategy and policy development, and GC Cyber Security Event Management. In 2020, she was named as one of the Top Women in Cyber Security in Canada. Prior to joining TBS, Po served in a variety of roles at Global Affairs Canada in the areas of systems security engineering, architecture, and incident management.


Nathalie David
Associé/Partner | Clyde & Cie Canada S.E.N.C.R.L./ Clyde & Co LLP

Nathalie oversees both the cyber insurance coverage and incident response teams at Clyde & Co's Montreal office. She assists insurers and insureds in evaluating data breaches, privacy issues and cyber claims in a variety of sectors, from issues in relation to notification to customers, restoration of data and quantification of loss. Nathalie works with an established network of experts globally who can assist when required.

She also counsels clients on insurance policies and assists with product development, distribution issues, and has undertaken large-scale product line reviews for insurers. She has been advising domestic and foreign insurers at the forefront of developing cyber policies for the Canadian and Quebec markets. She advises insurers and other actors in the insurance sector on federal and provincial licensing, compliance matters and works collaboratively with regulators to ensure her client's meet their objectives.

Fluent in both English and French, Nathalie is a frequent speaker on insurance, cyber risks and data privacy. She also taught insurance law at the Law Faculty of McGill University.

Tyler Moule
Manager, Senior Technical Advisor, Canadian Center for Cyber Security (CCCS)

Currently Tyler is a Senior Technical Advisor within the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS) and brings knowledge and experience from previous roles such as the Manager of the Cloud Architecture Advice and Guidance unit. Tyler also brings knowledge and experience from a number of other engagements within the private sector as well as his time in the Military Police within the Canadian Armed Forces. Tyler's experience in defining the Cloud Service Provider Assessment program for the CCCS and completion of a number of assessment functions for the Government of Canada's cloud first strategy brings a diverse element of knowledge to the different areas that cloud presents to consumers. In addition, to his experience Tyler also holds a number of certifications related to cybersecurity and cloud security.

Previous Events

Great opportunity to learn from experts about challenges and solutions to implementing #contacttracing without violating #privacy of our citizens. Join webinar Pandemic lessons: opportunities and challenges with contact tracing in Canada to hear our panel of experts discuss:

  • Does cloud-enabled #contacttracing work?
  • Is modern privacy-preserving technology efficient given the massive scale of tracing and the vast amounts of collected data?
  • What can Canada learn from other countries, and how is it different?


September 25, 2020. 10AM. Join us at Bright Talk


Tim Grayson
Panel moderator, Institute-X Inc. CEO and Transformation Leader

Dr. Ann Cavoukian
Executive Director of the Global Privacy & Security by Design Centre, and former 3-term Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Dr. Khaled El Emam
Professor at the University of Ottawa, eHealth Info Laboratory

Michael Geist
Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law at the University of Ottawa and a member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society

John Weigelt
National Technology Officer at Microsoft Canada

Date And Time:
Thu, 19 September 2019
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT

KPMG Ottawa Offices
150 Elgin Street
#Suite 1800
Ottawa, ON K2P 2P8

8:00-8:15am - Arrival, light breakfast
8:15-8:35am - Navigating Cloudy Skies – Lessons Learned from a Journey to the Cloud - Brian Brown, McAfee Regional Solution Architect
8:40-9:00am - What email do you rather receive? “We Fixed This Automatically.” OR “You’ve been exposed” - Derek Thuillard, Strategic Account Manager at Check Point Software Technologies
9:05-9:25am - The Public Cloud, Shared Responsibility Model and Security Implictions - Paul Sammut, Cyber Security Senior Manager at KPMG
9:30-9:50am - Panel Discussion
9:50-10:00am - closing Remarks

Note: The KPMG venue has a seating capacity of between 50 to 60 attendees, this will be a first come, first serve event format (Presenters and presentation titles will be confirmed within the next week or so and updated here).

Thank you to KPMG, McAfee, and Check Point for their support!



Regional Event Series

Presentation by President of CSA Canada July 2018

CSA Summit, October 2018 article appears in the National Post – March 2018

GlobeandMail ( March 2018

Itech 2017 – CSA Canada Presents

CSA Canada Montreal Regional Event – December 2017

Research Paper on Key GDP issues for Canadian CIOs

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