Join us at UBC Cybersecurity Summit on October 18

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and to celebrate, the UBC Cybersecurity Team will be holding the inaugural UBC Cybersecurity Summit on October 18, 2018.

Join us for a presentation and discussion on creating better security practices and safeguards to combat cybercrime at home and at work. The day will consist of a speaker presentation and an open house, and you are welcome to attend one or both. Breakfast and light lunch will be provided.

  • Speaker Presentations

Don Costello from the Government of BC will be sharing advice and best practices for cybersecurity, along with discussing the current threats in the public industry.

[Keynote] Don Costello, Director of Advisory Services, Government of BC
Paul Hancock, Legal Counsel, Information and Privacy
Santa Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of British Columbia 

Time: 9:00 am – 11:30 am |  Location: Performance Theatre in the Nest (Student Union Building)

  • UBC Cybersecurity Team Open House

Meet with experts from the UBC Cybersecurity team and learn about the new security projects and technology on the horizon for UBC.

Time: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm | Location: Lev Bukhman Theatre Lounge (above the Performance Theatre)

The summit is open to all UBC staff and faculty. If you would like to attend, please RSVP here . If you have any questions about the events, please contact
Full details about the event can be found on the Privacy Matters website.