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14 January 2020

Digital identity: fundamental to cybersecurity and cyber resilience

Pierre A. Roberge, digital identity expert, co-founder of SecureKey and member of In-Sec-M, gave a talk at the Smart Cities, Digital Identities and Cybersecurity workshop on December 17 in Quebec City. Through an eloquent presentation, Mr. Roberge presented the challenges and solutions to preserve a digital identity. His message…

7 January 2020

FlareSystems: FinTech Forum Best Sales Pitch Award

In a forum, a member posts an ad claiming that they were able to bypass bank customers’ security questions. Within the following hours, FlareSystems alerts its client and tries to block the flaws. Once the flaws are blocked, the member removes their ad. Three days later, another ad will…

19 December 2019

A Smart cities, digital identities and cybersecurity workshop

On December 17 in Quebec City, Quebec International, Le Camp and In-Sec-M organized a workshop entitled Smart cities, digital identities and cybersecurity workshop that brought together 80 people. The workshop provided an opportunity to take stock of the situation while looking at cybersecurity needs and solutions that the industry and…

19 December 2019

ZEROSPAM: “The Brita filter for the internet”

ZEROSPAM was founded by David Poellhuber, CISSP, in 2003 in Montreal. This was long before the increase in privacy, technological developments and anti-spam laws. “My private life has always been important,” says Mr. Poellhuber. I have eliminated all forms of advertising for a long time. In the old days, there…

18 December 2019

Call to projects – PICQ

The Program developed by Prompt and In-Sec-M will provide the funding, the opportunities, and the strategy to shape and deliver the next generation of cybersecurity innovation in Quebec. Up to 25% of the budget of your innovation projects may be funded through this program. You may add matching…

18 December 2019

In-Sec-M now has 65 members

About 20 members have joined In-Sec-M’s cybersecurity cluster this year. Nicolas Duguay, Business Development Director at In-Sec-M: “We now have members in seven Canadian provinces, for a total of 65 members. We are the bridge between supply and demand in cybersecurity.” The benefits of being part of a cybersecurity…

6 December 2019

New vision for the Quebec government

Quebec’s International Vision enhances and amplifies the Quebec’s International Policy, which is still in force. In terms of international relations, the government will continue to promote Quebec’s identity and interests around the world, while placing greater emphasis on trade and market diversification, as well as on attracting investments.

29 November 2019

In-Sec-M at Forensik

On November 20th and 21st, In-Sec-M attended the Forensik conference at the Centre Mont-Royal where high-level speakers and experts in the field of cyber risk management and response were gathered to discuss cyber dangers. A conference entitled Ça commence toujours par un courriel ! (It starts with just one email!) was given by a…

7 November 2019

In-Sec-M at the EPIC Summit

Antoine Normand, Chair In-Sec-M & CEO BLueBear, has attended the fourth annual EPIC Summit at Calgary on November 5-6. He animated the round table introduction and he participated at two panels. The first panel, ANTICIPATING THE DARK SIDE OF THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, was presented by Jean…

6 November 2019

In-Sec-M was at ISACA

The Congrès international sur les opportunités et les défis des technologies émergentes (unofficial translation: The International congress on opportunities and challenges for emerging technologies) was organized by ISACA Quebec and was held from October 6 to 9 in Quebec City. Several In-Sec-M members were present, including Nicolas Duguay, our…

5 November 2019

A Bridge towards North Africa for Canada’s Ecosystem

In-Sec-M’s Business Development Director Nicolas Duguay continued his efforts to strengthen the ties underway for the past few months with the North African cybersecurity ecosystem by visiting Casablanca and Rabat, Morocco, at the end of the last October. Indeed, In-Sec-M participated in two important events, AITEX and Futur.e.s in Africa…

29 October 2019

Ottawa-Gatineau: Gathering for Cybersecurity

For Cyber Security Awareness month, Invest Ottawa, In-Sec-M, the City of Gatineau, ID Gatineau and the Ottawa Cyber Security Meetup hosted an event on October 22 that brought together more than 170 people from the Canadian cybersecurity ecosystem. Eight innovations from the Ottawa-Gatineau-area businesses were presented by: Cybernetiq;…

22 October 2019

In-Sec-M AGM 2019: a new Board of Directors

At the general meeting held on 22 October 2019, In-Sec-M established a new board of directors. Now made up of 10 people, the Board welcomes three new members: Jean-Philippe Racine, CEO of CyberSwat Group, Scott Wright, CEO of Click Armor, and Rima Aristocrat, President of Willis College. The following members…

6 October 2019

Workshop on the financial sector’s cyber resilience and cybersecurity in Quebec

On October 4, In-Sec-M, in collaboration with the Government of Quebec and its partners, organized a workshop to better understand the issues experienced in cybersecurity and to find the business needs and technical needs related to Canada’s critical infrastructure. More than a hundred participants attended the first workshop we organized…