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Coffee with the CISO: Then and now – information security over the past decade

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Coffee with the CISO: Information security over the past decade

How has the information security sector grown over the last decade? What initiatives has the University of Toronto (U of T) implemented to adapt to these changes? How is information security an enabler, and what are the best ways to navigate the landscape of secure computing?

Join us at this virtual event hosted by Isaac Straley, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), U of T, for an open conversation about the challenges and accomplishments of the information security sector. Grab a coffee and engage in a brief presentation followed by an 40-minute interactive Q&A session with the CISO.

Participants will be entered for a chance to win a Starbucks e-gift card. We look forward to your questions!

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

RSVP by October 22 at 9 a.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 22
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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