Unlock Network Reliability and Security with a Digital Twin

Montreal (ISC)² Chapter together with Forward Networks is happy to invite you to a Presentation on “Unlock Network Reliability and Security with a Digital Twin” on December 12, 2023.

Join us for an eye-opening event that promises to revolutionize the way you manage your network infrastructure. If you’re grappling with issues like outages, change windows, compliance, visibility, troubleshooting, vulnerability management, or validating your security posture within a complex, multi-vendor network, you’re not alone. Fortunately, we’ve got the solution to your woes. Discover how real-life Fortune 500 companies and top federal agencies are leveraging the power of a digital twin to de-risk their network infrastructure and pave the way for a secure, reliable network.

If you are not a member of the (ISC)2 Montreal chapter and want to join, please register now and book your seat at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unlock-network-reliability-and-security-with-a-digital-twin-tickets-757855424977?aff=oddtdtcreator

API Governance and Risk Management

In today’s digital landscape, Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) have become the cornerstone of modern technology, enabling seamless integration, data sharing, and innovation across various platforms and systems. However, with this increased connectivity and reliance on APIs comes a pressing need for effective governance and risk management strategies to ensure the security, reliability, and compliance of these vital components.

Montreal (ISC)² Chapter with TeejLab Inc. are happy to invite you to a workshop about API Governance and Risk Management. The workshop will be conducted by Dr. Baljeet Malhotra Founder & CEO of TeejLab.

If you are not a member of the (ISC)2 Montreal chapter and want to join, please register now and book your seat at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/api-governance-and-risk-management-tickets-633337829497

Annual meeting 2022/2023

On February 8, 2023 the (ISC)² Montreal Chapter hold its annual meeting. The attending members elected

Merwais Shinwari as President (previous President)

Roger Zahno as Vice-President (previous Vice President)

Michel Arredondo as Secretary (new, previous Outreach Chair)

Harold Betnga as Membership Chair (previous Membership Chair)

As chapter officers for a tenure of two years.

In addition,

Eric Parent as Community Outreach Chair

Joseph Martinos as Communication Chair

Were appointed to help grow the chapter.

I want to thank the members for their trust and unanimous votes. Congratulation to the elected and appointed officers/chairs.

Loi 25 – resources

On behalf of the (ISC)2 Montreal Chapter, I would like to thank Cyrille Aubergier for the great presentation of “Loi 25” from an implementation point of view. The lively debate during and after his presentation was a great attestation of his passion and knowledge of the topic!

People have asked for additional resources for Loi 25. Please find below a selection of links to the topic!






Loi/Law 25 – it’s Origin, Components, Requirements & Timeline

The (ISC)2 Montreal Chapter is hosting a virtual presentation via ZOOM about Quebec’s new data privacy law 25 (ex Bill 64) on Thursday, November 17, 2022.

Over the next two years, the implementation of law 25 will change the privacy and data protection landscape in Quebec. Cyrille Aubergier is the CyberSecurity director at Lallemand where he leads several projects including those related to privacy and compliance. During his presentation titled “Loi/Law 25 – it’s Origin, Components, Requirements & Timeline” he will share his experience with addressing the requirements of the law.

If you are interested in learning how the law might affect you and your business, please send an email to communication@isc2mtl.ca and we will share the ZOOM invite with you.

Causerie virtuelle « Gestion de la vulnérabilité – Évitement, mesures et rétroaction » / Virtual talk “Vulnerability management – Avoidance, Measures and feedback”

La section Montréal (ISC)² est heureuse de vous inviter à une causerie virtuelle intitulée « Gestion de la vulnérabilité – Évitement, mesures et rétroaction » qui sera présentée en anglais par Éric Parent. La présentation aura lieu via ZOOM le mercredi 25 mai 2022 à 20h00 HNE.

M. Parent est président d’EVA-Technologies, fondée en 1996, et instructeur en cybersécurité à l’École Polytechnique de Montréal et à HEC Montréal. Depuis 2010, il est consultant et aide la haute direction de nombreuses organisations avec leurs programmes et leur stratégie de cybersécurité. M. Parent est particulièrement passionné par la mise en place de programmes efficaces de gestion des vulnérabilités.

Avec plus de 30 ans d’expérience et en tant que conférencier renommé, Éric partagera ses idées sur la gestion efficace des programmes de gestion des vulnérabilités. Cela inclura son point de vue, certaines stratégies et tactiques pour faire face à des défis communs tels que l’identification des actifs, la détection et la résolution des vulnérabilités.

Si vous êtes déjà membre de notre chapitre, nous partagerons le lien pour assister à l’événement d’ici le 20 mai. Si vous n’êtes pas membre et souhaitez y assister, veuillez contacter communication@isc2mtl.ca et nous partagerons les détails avec vous. Pour plus d’informations, veuillez visiter isc2mtl.ca.


The (ISC)² Montreal Chapter is pleased to invite you to a virtual talk titled “Vulnerability management – Avoidance, Measures and feedback” which will be presented in English by Éric Parent. The presentation will be held via ZOOM on Wednesday, 25 May 2022 at 20:00 EST.

Mr. Parent is the president of EVA-Technologies, founded in 1996, and an instructor of cybersecurity at École Polytechnique de Montréal and at HEC Montréal. Since 2010, he has been a consultant helping senior management of many organizations with their cybersecurity programs and strategy. Mr. Parent is especially passionate about the implementation of effective vulnerability management programs.

With over 30 years of experience, and as a renowned speaker, Éric will share his insights on running effective vulnerability management programs. This will include his views, some strategies and tactics on dealing with common challenges such as identification of assets, detection, and resolution of vulnerabilities.

If you are already a member of our chapter, we will share the link to attend the event by the 20th of May. If you are not a member and would like to attend, please contact communication@isc2mtl.ca and we will share the details with you. For additional information, please visit isc2mtl.ca.

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