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Image of report coverFlood Recovery in High River: Themes and Directions

(Report, 57 pages, October 2015)
This review identifies themes and directions for consideration and further study as well as individual lessons and ideas from High River’s experience resulting from the 2013 Southern Alberta floods.

Image of report coverThe Road to Recovery: The City of Calgary and the 2013 Flood

(Report, 92 pages, July 2015)
This report provides The City of Calgary with an independent assessment of its Recovery Operations Centre and how it managed the overall municipal recovery efforts after the 2013 flood.

Image of report coverThe Response That Was #BostonStrong: Insights From the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings

(Briefing, 48 pages, June 2015)
This briefing examines the results of the Conference Board’s Centre for National Security study tour to Boston to learn from those who responded to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.


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Building Cyber Resilience

Cyber incidents, intrusions, and attacks threaten organizations on a daily basis, and are now virtually inevitable. This briefing recommends the key steps organizations can take to move beyond cyber security and build their resilience to cyber attacks.

Briefing | 28 pages | July 2018 | Rachael Bryson | The Conference Board of Canada

Cap sur la cyberrésilience

Cyberincidents, cyberintrusions et attaques menacent les organisations au quotidien. À vrai dire, ces menaces sont pratiquement inévitables. Cette note de recherche à l’intention des organisations recommande des démarches clés pour aider celles-ci à penser au-delà de la cybersécurité et à se prémunir contre les cyberattaques en renforçant leur résilience à cet égard.

Briefing | 32 pages | July 2018 | Rachael Bryson | Le Conference Board du Canada

23 Truths about Cybersecurity: Insights from the Cybersecurity Conference: Crucial Collaborations

Organizations can’t prevent all cyberattacks, but they can mitigate their effects. This requires enterprise risk management programs guided by a cyber-knowledgeable board and a leadership team that knows its risk appetite.

Report | 13 pages | March 2018 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Combining Strengths: Cyber and Physical Security Convergence

This briefing addresses the challenge of merging physical and cyber security departments within a company, discusses the insights from a literature review, and provides some recommendations on the issue.

Briefing | 36 pages | February 2018 | Melissa Lalonde | The Conference Board of Canada

Conjuguer les atouts : la convergence de la sécurité physique et cybernétique

Ce compte rendu de recherche porte sur le défi de la fusion des services de sécurité physique et cybernétique au sein des entreprises, examine les observations tirées d’une analyse documentaire et recommande certaines mesures.

Note de recherche | 36 pages | February 2018 | Melissa Lalonde | Le Conference Board du Canada

Building Solutions for Canada’s Future: Summary Report of the Canadian Privacy Summit 2017

What is the right formula for protecting privacy and data collection? This report summarizes privacy issues, as expressed at the Canadian Privacy Summit 2017.

Report | 58 pages | September 2017 | Melissa Lalonde, Alison Howard | The Conference Board of Canada

Trouver des solutions pour l’avenir du Canada : rapport sommaire du Sommet canadien sur la protection de la vie privée 2017

Quel est le juste équilibre entre protection de la vie privée et collecte de données? Ce rapport résume les enjeux présentés au Sommet canadien sur la protection de la vie privée 2017. Cette publication comprend un résumé en français, suivi d’une version anglaise du rapport intégral.

Résumé | 5 pages | September 2017 | Alison Howard, Melissa Lalonde | Le Conference Board du Canada

Insights on Emergency Response to Terrorism Events

Is Canada prepared for future terrorism events? This briefing explores trends that will test preparedness strategies going forward and provides recommendations for improving emergency responses to terrorism events.

Briefing | 22 pages | August 2017 | Darren Gresch, Satyamoorthy Kabilan | The Conference Board of Canada

Le point sur les interventions d’urgence en cas d’attentats terroristes

Le Canada est-il prêt pour faire face à de nouveaux attentats terroristes? Cette note de recherche explore les tendances relatives à la mise à l’essai de futures stratégies de planification des mesures d’urgence et propose des recommandations pour améliorer l’efficacité des interventions d’urgence dans l’éventualité de nouveaux attentats terroristes.

Note de recherche | 24 pages | August 2017 | Darren Gresch, Satyamoorthy Kabilan | Le Conference Board du Canada

Communicating Cyber Security to the Board of Directors

Cyber security is a pressing issue that demands increased attention from executives. The issues highlighted in this briefing around communicating cyber security to the board can help organizations deal with evolving cyber security risks.

Briefing | 25 pages | July 2017 | Ruben Vroegop | The Conference Board of Canada

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