A Letter from the CEO: 2021 Year In Review

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As we celebrate the start of a new year, I want to reflect a bit on 2021. It was an extraordinary time for all of us: it seemed like every day brought an unexpected news item, an unanticipated challenge, or a new warning that defenses were waning against evolving threats. And while I could just […]

Humans of Cyber: Best Practices from the C-Suite with Phil Armstrong

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This is part of our Humans of Cyber initiative, a series of in-depth interviews with key figures and leaders of the Canadian cybersecurity ecosystem. This month, we are honoured to welcome Phil Armstrong. Phil is an internationally-recognized leader in financial services, capital markets, emerging technologies, insurance, cybersecurity, IT governance and risk management. His most recent experiences were […]

14 Back-to-School Cyber Safe Tips For Students

As we start another school year under the cloud of COVID-19, many classes are going or staying online. This means, cybersecurity must be on your back to school checklist. Here are some cyber safety tips to help students prepare: 1) Patching: It is vital to keep your computer fully patched to ensure everything is up […]

ISA Cybersecurity and Proofpoint join forces to deliver email “security-as-a-service”

TORONTO, Ontario, August 3, 2021: ISA Cybersecurity today announced that it is now delivering Proofpoint’s industry-leading secure email solutions as a managed service offering. A first in the Canadian marketplace, this partnership will bring affordable, best-in-class email security solutions to companies of all sizes, right across the country. ISA Cybersecurity’s enterprise-grade and field-proven cloud security […]

My commitment to closing Canada’s cyber skills gap

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Written by Kevin Dawson, ISA Cybersecurity’s President and CEO. Original article on LinkedIn. I was delighted to see the University of Guelph highlight the presentation of scholarships to four women in the school’s cybersecurity program. This story caused me to reflect on ISA Cybersecurity’s continuing support for cybersecurity education in Ontario. I strongly believe that […]

ISA Cybersecurity Appoints First CTO: Wadeed Mian

The role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) has never been more relevant. The pandemic forced many businesses to accelerate their digital transformations, often in ways and at speeds that seemed unimaginable before the crisis transformed the way we work, learn, shop, and communicate. The best CTOs look to the future, always striving to anticipate tech […]

2020 Cybersecurity, A Year In Review

Read this article and more on Kevin Dawson’s LinkedIn Blog. 2020 has been a challenging year for many of us. We’ve endured lockdowns, learned terms like “flatten the curve” and “social distancing”, and adapted to seeing friends, family, and co-workers in little boxes on our screens. With the rollout of vaccines this past December, I […]


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