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CIO Strategy Council and EC-Council Canada Partner to Bridge Cyber Skills and Talent Gap in Canada

TORONTO, November 26, 2020 – At the speed that digital transformation is happening worldwide, organizations of all sizes have been affected by the sudden surge of new technologies. The need for organizations to deploy measures to secure their digital infrastructure while attending to a multitude of cyber threats has created a rising demand for cybersecurity professionals. While information-security jobs are not new in the...

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CIO Strategy Council Leads Development of National Standards for Privacy Compliance and Access Control Professionals

TORONTO, October 14, 2020 – Mounting calls for an overhaul to privacy and data protection regimes around the world have some countries enacting a new set of online rights for citizens, while others are embarking on needed changes.   With increasing regulatory complexities as well as increasing stakeholder and public expectations, there are continuously growing demands put upon access and privacy

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Webcast: “Conversations with Tech Leaders shaping the Future of Canada”: Chapter #2 with Maria Churchill

In our continuous effort to improve Canada’s global competitiveness, the CIO Strategy Council is pleased to be partnering up with Deloitte Canada and launch our new monthly webcast series called “Conversations with Tech Leaders shaping the Future of Canada”.    On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST, join us for an interview with Maria Churchill, CIO of Deloitte Canada. The interview will be 45

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Correction to CAN/CIOSC 100-1:2020, CAN/CIOSC 100-2:2020, CAN/CIOSC 101:2019 and CAN/CIOSC 103-1:2020

TORONTO, October 8, 2020 – The CIO Strategy Council notifies users having downloaded CAN/CIOSC 100-1:2020, CAN/CIOSC 100-2:2020, CAN/CIOSC 101:2019 and CAN/CIOSC 103-1:2020 of changes made to the conformity assessment provision in the Introduction of the French editions.  The French editions contained an error in the translation from the English editions.   Provision in English editions:  “This Standard is intended for conformity assessment.”  Original provision in French editions:  « La norme doit être utilisée aux fins de l’évaluation de la conformité. »  New provision in French editions:  « La norme est conçue pour être utilisée dans l’évaluation de la conformité. » 

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CIO Strategy Council published digital playbook to future-proof Canada’s digital enablement

OTTAWA, October 1, 2020 – As unprecedented measures to fight COVID-19 have industries, governments and businesses adapting to new realities,  2020 also presented Canadians with an opportunity to define our new normal – as individuals, as organizations and as a country.   COVID-19 also accelerated our digital transformation. Digital capabilities are now more than ever, mission critical. And while the pandemic brought economies to a standstill and stretched

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CIO Strategy Council and Deloitte Canada partner to launch new monthly webcast series geared towards Canada’s global competitiveness

In our continuous effort to improve Canada’s global competitiveness, the CIO Strategy Council is pleased to be partnering up with Deloitte Canada and launch our new monthly webcast series called “Conversations with Tech Leaders shaping the Future of Canada”.   Each week we will explore a different topic or issue of concern. This upcoming Wednesday, September 30th at 12:00 AM EST, join us on

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