The Conference Board of Canada

Council for Cyber and Business Security

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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.

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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 exchanges

Stay up to date on key developments and debates in cyber and physical security.

Thought leadership

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
  • Scotiabank
  • The Conference Board of Canada
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Trans-Northern Pipelines Inc.

Member activity

Next session


Previous sessions

October 2022
Theme: Is Security Enabling the Business in the “New Normal”

June 2022
Theme: Response to Ransomware

Recent themes

  • Understanding Insider Threats in a Hybrid Work Environment
  • The Great Resignation (Labour and Skills Shortage)

Recent releases and events

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Surveying Automation Trends in Canada Major Forces 2022

Major forces are the trends that shape our world. They push our societies, businesses, and governments to recalibrate their decisions and pursue the opportunities they provide. For example, major forces such as climate change force businesses to become more sustainable, and an aging workforce requires governments to find creative solutions to social safety net challenges.

Issue briefing  |  22-min read
May 3, 2022

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Lessons From the Nordic Innovation Study Tour

Innovation is important at the firm level, as organizations that innovate successfully enhance their competitiveness and position themselves for growth. Canada exhibits relatively weak innovation performance, while Nordic countries are recognized as global innovation leaders. Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Norway all outperform Canada on The Conference Board of Canada’s Innovation Report Card, which examines various indicators of innovation capacity, activity, and results. This has been the case for several years.

Impact paper  |  30-min read
March 28, 2022

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Strengthening Canada’s Digital Defences

The cyber threat landscape continues to evolve, with Canadian organizations getting attacked every single day. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have accelerated their digital transformation. However, the perimeters of Canada’s organizations have changed drastically, thereby increasing their risk profiles. For this reason, cybersecurity must not become an afterthought.

Impact paper  |  34-min read
March 23, 2022

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Council for Cyber and Business Security

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

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For more information, or to arrange for a guest invitation to attend one of our meetings, please contact our team.