Event Details

Thursday, April 18, 2024 1:15pm EDT
Thursday, April 18, 2024 4:00pm EDT
One King West Hotel, Toronto, Austin Gallery Room - 12th Floor
Event type:
Members' Meeting
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We look forward to seeing you at CSIO's 2024 Members' Meeting & Reception.

- Registration opens at 1:15 pm

- Meeting starts at 1:30 pm

- Cocktail Reception 2:30 to 4:00 pm

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Keynote - Andrew Kirsch, former Intelligence Officer with CSIS, Founder & CEO of Kirsch Group

Andrew Kirsch, a graduate of Brown University in Public Policy, has almost 20 years of experience in security, having worked in both public and private sectors. He founded Kirsch Group, a risk consultancy firm helping government, corporate and private clients identify and mitigate security threats. Additionally, Mr. Kirsch was the first Department Security Officer of Ontario’s Office of the Provincial Security Advisor with a mandate to enhance information and network security across the Ontario Public Service. Prior to this, he served as an intelligence officer with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, where he held roles as a policy analyst and a field investigator ultimately leading teams on covert warranted special operations. Mr. Kirsch speaks regularly on the growing cybersecurity threats in Canada and what we can do to better protect ourselves.