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Coffee with the CISO: Let’s talk information security

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Coffee with the CISO: Let's talk information security

Do you have questions about the information security sector? Are you thinking about a career in information security? Are you interested in how the University of Toronto (U of T) is navigating the evolution of ever-changing technology?

Grab a coffee and join us in a virtual event hosted by Isaac Straley, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), U of T, for an informal and open conversation.

This session will feature a brief presentation from Isaac followed by a 40-minute interactive Q&A. Bring your questions and come ready to chat with the CISO! Participants will be entered for a chance to win a Starbucks e-gift card.

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Please note: this event is open to U of T students only, with a capacity limited to 30 attendees. Register to receive a calendar invitation.

RSVP by October 13 by 5 p.m.

About Isaac Straley

Isaac Straley joined U of T in 2018 and holds the inaugural appointment of chief information security officer (CISO). In this dynamic role, Isaac reports to the chief information officer (CIO) and has oversight of the Information Security program, ensuring that U of T’s networks, systems and information are protected and meet regulatory and policy requirements. He is also responsible for identifying, evaluating and reporting information security risks to the CIO and U of T’s senior administrative team.

A collaborative and innovative leader, Isaac provides strategic and tactical direction to technology staff, managers, faculties and departments. Isaac is spearheading an effort to find meaningful ways for information security to enable flexible and dynamic academic missions.

In his last role, Isaac was at the University of California for 13 years, where he held a dual post of both CISO and privacy officer.

Isaac is an alumni of California State University, Long Beach and holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation.


October 14
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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