Creation of a committee of cybersecurity and digital experts

QUEBEC, June 21, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Minister of Cybersecurity and Digital Technology and Minister responsible for Access to Information and the Protection of Personal Information, Mr. Éric Caire, announces the creation of a committee of cybersecurity experts and digital.

The mandate of the committee is to offer an advisory role to the Minister, in particular with regard to

  • the service offer of the Minister of Cybersecurity and Digital and the possibilities for its development;
  • guidance for cybersecurity and digital policies or strategies;
  • any project relating to information resources for the public administration;
  • emerging industry trends and opportunities that may be of interest to public administration.

The committee is made up of 12 members from civil society, industry, including businesses, non-profit organizations, as well as academia. They cover, through their expertise, the fields of information security, including cybersecurity, as well as digital security.

The committee’s first meetings will focus on Québec’s achievements and positioning in relation to other public administrations in terms of cybersecurity and digital technology, as well as on the outlook in this area for the coming years. These findings and the resulting reflections will feed into the work of the Department.

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“The expertise of members recognized in the industry and in the academic community will provide considerable input to the reflections carried out by the professionals of the Ministry. This collaboration will make our public administration a leader in digital transformation. »

Eric Cairo, Minister of Cybersecurity and Digital and Minister responsible for Access to Information and Protection

Highlights:

  • The Committee is made up of the following people:

Cybersecurity experts

    • Mr. Patrick Matthew
      Co-founder, Hackfest
    • Mme vanessa henry
      Lawyer and co-founder, Henri & Wolf inc.
    • Mr. Claude A. Sarrazin
      President, SIRCO
    • Mr. Nicolas Vermeys
      Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Montreal
    • Mme Nora Boulahia Cuppens
      Full Professor, Polytechnique Montreal
    • Mr. Mourad Debbadi,
      Dean and Full Professor, Concordia University

The digital experts

    • Mr. Alain Bergeron
      Senior Vice President, Information Technology, Industrial Alliance
    • Mr. Michael Dubois
      Director of Partnerships, MILA
    • Mme Ravy Por
      Executive Director – Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies, KPMG
    • Mme Lyse Langlois
      Managing Director, OBVIA (International Observatory on the Societal Impacts of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Technology), University Laval
    • Mr. Christian Sarra-Bournet
      Executive Director, Quantum Institute, University of Sherbrooke
    • Mme Marie-Josee Turgeon
      President and CEO, MIQro Innovation Collaborative Center
  • The creation of this committee is inspired by good practices.
  • The formation of this committee of experts is provided for in Article 9 of the Law on the Ministry of Cybersecurity and Digital.

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SOURCE Ministry of Cybersecurity and Digital

For further information: Source: Office of the Minister of Cybersecurity and Digital and Minister responsible for Access to Information and the Protection of Personal Information, Nathalie St-Pierre, Deputy Director, Telephone: 418 575-5872; Information: Laurent Bérubé, Public Affairs Advisor, Ministry of Cybersecurity and Digital, Telephone: 581 992-5950, [email protected]

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