Session on Cyber Security (through the Small Business Centre)


Cybersecurity is a growing risk for all industries. Grant Thornton’s extensive cybersecurity work shows that the threats that organizations face and the true impact of a cyber-attack is not well understood by businesses in general. This event comprises a wealth of information on cybersecurity to address this gap, including:
The top cybersecurity risks facing Canadian businessesLessons from the front lines on how these risks can impact your organizationHow to safeguard against security breaches and steps your organization can take to prepare your people, protect your critical information and infrastructure, and improve your cybersecurityCommon mistakes that Canadian businesses are making that leave them vulnerable to cyber-attackTips on how to make immediate changes that can significantly improve the security of your organization
This session will be led by Sandy Boucher, Principal – Forensics Advisory of the Grant Thornton Cybersecurity Practice. As a frequent speaker on this topic across the county, Sandy’s extensive experience investigating cyber breaches has given him a unique perspective on what organizations should be doing to protect themselves.
Sandy will be joined by Thomas Turnbull, Assurance Services Principal in Grant Thornton’s public sector and not-for-profit practice in Southern Ontario. Over his 14 years of experience at Grant Thornton, he has led and managed clients through a variety of financial statement and compliance audits, financial statement reviews and business policy reviews. Thomas has also advised clients on cybersecurity issues and the business-related impacts of cyber risks.
For more information on City of Barrie business supports during COVID-19, financial assistance, and current Provincial regulations for operating in Simcoe-Muskoka, visit barrie.ca/SupportForBusiness.
Patricia Dent

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