Council for Cyber and Business Security

What do you do when cyber and physical threats converge?

Building a strong security posture is becoming more complex, and the likelihood of being compromised is increasingly inevitable.

As organizations grapple with rapidly evolving cybersecurity and physical environments, leaders need insights they can trust.

Stay informed. Keep your team safe. Join the Council for Cyber and Business Security.

Who Should Join?

Chief security officers (CSOs), chief information security officers (CISOs), other senior-level technology executives with a mandate in cyber or business security, critical infrastructure regulators, and policy leaders, as well as technology and security providers.

Key Objectives

  • Identify emerging security trends and threats that cut across industries and sectors
  • Provide a foundation for informed decision-making about critical cyber and business security issues
  • Encourage candid dialogue with business, government, and academic leaders

Benefits of Membership

Timely exchangesThought leadershipImpact
Stay up to date on key developments and debates in cyber and physical security.Hear from invited Canadian and global experts in cyber and business security.Contribute to the conversation on emerging threats to Canadian organizations.

Current Members

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited

Bell Canada

CAA National Office

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Canada Revenue Agency

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

General Dynamics Mission Systems Canada

IBM Canada Ltd.

Insurance Bureau of Canada

L3Harris Technologies Canada

New Brunswick Department of Justice and Public Safety

Ontario Power Generation Inc.

Public Safety Canada


The Conference Board of Canada

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Trans-Northern Pipelines Inc.

Members Only

This section is currently underdevelopment. In the meantime, please visit this page to access all members-only content.

If you’re not a member and would like to become one, please contact us.

Past Meetings

Security Enabling the Business in the “New Normal” Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

October 18 & 19, 2022  •   979 Bank St., 4th Floor Ottawa, Ontario

June 1, 2022

Tyrell Sassen, X-Force Incident Response Canada, IBM Canada

Marc Lafrance, Vice-President, Technological Risk and Security Officer, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Brent Arnold, Partner, Technology Sub-Group Leader (Com Lit) Gowling WLG Canada

Stephanie Rackley-Roach, Director Corporate Performance and Chief Information Officer, City of Saint John

Aadhar (Ady) Sharma, Vice-President, National Cyber Sales Operations & Ontario BD Leader, Aon Risk Services

February 24, 2022

Karen Brownrigg, Founder, CEO, iHR Advisory Services

Dr. Ali Ghorbani, Canada Research Chair in Cybersecurity & Director of the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, University of New Brunswick

Brad Proffitt, Director of Operations and Cassie Wang, Head of Finance, Lightship Security, Inc.

Rod Hynes, Director, Information Security, Bell Canada

Relevant Research for Members

Become a Member

Engage with technology and security executives from across industries and the public sector. Join CCBS.