The latest thinking and news in the world of Chief Information Officers from the CIO Strategy Council.

CALLING ALL CIOs: CIO leadership in a time of crisis – business continuity and emergency planning in the age of COVID-19

Growing concerns over COVID-19 has many CIOs responding with proactive measures to support business continuity. Hear the latest on what organizational leaders are doing to better understand and respond to the changing business environments of their operations and technologies. Hosted by the CIO Strategy Council in partnership with the Council of Canadian Innovators and moderated...

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Read the Hill Times Article featuring the CIO Strategy Council’s work: ‘Data, privacy, trade’: ministers tasked with AI file contending with fast, fundamental changes

From the new ice forecasting techniques that help improve shipping safety in northern waters, to new tools involved with the reclamation of ancient Indigenous languages, to social media “chatbots” that respond to general questions about immigration and citizenship, the Canadian government is increasingly turning around automated tools to solve tough questions, improve predictions, and cut...

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CIO Strategy Council Releases Results from National Workshop on Developing a National Standard for the CyberSecure Canada Program

TORONTO, February 10, 2020 – The CIO Strategy Council is pleased to share the results of the online workshop on developing a national standard for the CyberSecure Canada Program held January 15, 2020. The findings will help inform the work of the CIO Strategy Council’s Technical Committee on Cybersecurity as it works to develop a National Standard of...

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CIO Strategy Council and the Internet Society Canada Chapter Join Forces to Tackle Issues in IoT Security for Consumers

TORONTO, January 22, 2020 – The CIO Strategy Council and the Internet Society Canada Chapter (ISCC) today announced a new partnership to advance standards of practice for IoT security for consumers. “As the ubiquitous nature of connected sensors and endpoints increases, questions surrounding security, data collection, privacy, use and trust are becoming central to conversations regarding...

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CIO Strategy Council leading Secretariat of Open Community on Ethics in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (OCEANIS) in 2020

Toronto, December 19, 2019 – The Council is proud to announce that it will assume responsibilities for the Secretariat of the Open Community on Ethics in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (OCEANIS), beginning January 1st, 2020.  OCEANIS plays a critical role in facilitating ever-important global coordination and collaboration among standards setting bodies, concerning the extraordinary challenges facing information and communication...

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CALLING ALL SMEs: Join upcoming workshop on developing a national standard for the CyberSecure Canada Program.

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are often vulnerable to cyber-attacks and lack the resources, technical expertise and knowledge to implement cyber security regimes. Help shape a national standard for Canada’s CyberSecure Program and the tools needed to build SME cyber resilience.  Please join our upcoming webinar to help shape this work.   When: Wednesday, January 15, 2020...

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Enhancing Data Quality and Security in the Accounting Services Industry

TORONTO – The CIO Strategy Council is pleased to announce a new partnership with Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), to explore the business opportunities and challenges presented by the proliferation of data in organizational decision making.   This partnership combines CPA Canada’s comprehensive expertise in accounting, audit, standard-setting and the use of data as...

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