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

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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

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Canada Revenue Agency

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited

Canadian Internet Registration Authority

Insurance Bureau of Canada

L3Harris Technologies Canada

New Brunswick Department of Justice and Public Safety


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.

Upcoming Meetings

Putting Trust First: The Critical Connections Between, Data, Security, Privacy, and Ethics

November 29–30, 2023  •   Toronto, ON

Managing External Requirements

May 15, 2024  •   Virtual

Cyber Security and Emerging Technologies/AI

May 2024  •   Location TBC

Past Meetings

Geopolitical Threat Landscape

May 9–10, 2023  •   Toronto, ON

Gwen Beauchemin, Strategic Council Advisor

Andres Betancourt, Senior Manager, AML/AFT International Banking Internal Controls, Scotiabank

Gerald Butts, Vice Chairman, Eurasia Group Former Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister of Canada, and Premier of Ontario

Terry Cutler, Chief Executive Officer, Cyology Labs Certified Ethical Hacker

Deborah Fleck, Senior Council Manager, The Conference Board of Canada

Bob Kolasky, Senior Vice-President, Critical Infrastructure, Exiger

Cameron Schuler, Chief Commercialization Officer & Vice-President, Industry Innovation, Vector Institute

Chuck Walker, Senior Advisor, Public Safety Information Management, Sterling Backcheck


February 15, 2023

Gwen Beauchemin, Strategic Council Advisor

Deborah Fleck Senior Council Manager

Rajiv Gupta, Associate Head, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security

Andrea Knoblauch, Principal (Security) Softchoice

Bobby Singh, Chief Information Security Officer, and Chief Technology Officer, Toronto Stock Exchange

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

October 18–19, 2022  •   Ottawa, ON

Relevant Research for Members

Become a Member

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