2016 IIAC CONFERENCE: Daniel Tobok to give tips on how to survive a data breach

Daniel Tobok
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Posted on: June 14, 2016

Daniel Tobok, CEO of Cypfer Inc., will be a panelist at the 2016 Investment Industry of Canada (IIAC) Conference on the topic of “How to Survive a Data Breach.”With 19 years of experience in cyber security—since the invention of the internet—Daniel Tobok has personally participated in more than 1,000 computer forensic investigations and more than 800 security audits and risk analysis engagements. He has consulted to both the private and public sectors in North America and Europe for banks, brokerages, as well as financial advisory and insurance firms. He regularly speaks to the media to educate executives on the current patterns and trends in cyber security.

He has been quoted in The Globe and Mail, The Financial Post, and The Law Times, among others. The sensitive and valuable nature of information held in investment firms make them prime targets for cyber criminals. Experience has demonstrated that even top-tier security systems and IT safeguards are fallible. So, what do you actually do if you experience a data and/or network security incident? Who do you call? What will they do and what are your responsibilities and liabilities to your clients? The panel of experts will provide their insights and practical guidance for what an organization can do to survive network security and/or privacy liability breach, including: What key protocols you should have in place? What are the kinds of professional service providers that you should consider engaging? Preparing a timeline and knowing which steps to take and when to take them. Typical obstacles that are encountered through the process. In addition to Daniel Tobok, panelists will include Barry Boyd, Director of Sales Marketing, idAlerts Canada Inc. and Alex Cameron, Partner, Fasken Martineau LLP. The session will be moderated by Adam Briklyn, President and Co-Chair, ProRISK Underwriters. Cypfer is the elite force of global cyber security. Cypfer is headquartered in Toronto and serves clients in Canada, the U.S., and Europe.