Security Day - November 7th, 2018

What’s App with AI?  A Dual Theme - November 7th, 2018 Security Day

Hosted by the Information Security Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer
Ministry of Citizens’ Services

Security Day  Agenda

8:30 - 8:32 Welcome to Security Day

The Honourable Jinny Sims, M.L.A., Ministry of Citizens’ Services
Jill Kot, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Citizens’Services


8:45 - 9:15 Mobile Security: The What & Why

Marceline Cook, Mobile Device Senior Security Analyst, Information Security Branch, OCIO

Presentation Slides


9:15 - 9:55 Using Threat Research to Protect your Mobile Applications

Peter Scheffler, Security Solution Architect, F5 Networks, Inc

Presentation Slides


10:15 - 10:55 Accelerating Business Transformation through AI & ML

Deepak Rout, Enterprise Security Executive, Executive Security Advisor for Western Canada, Microsoft

Presentation Slides


10:55 - 11:30 AI and Machine Learning: what does it all really mean?

Ben Hui, Senior Solution Architect, Varonis Systems

Presentation Slides


11:30 - 12:00 GCIO Stand-up

CJ Ritchie, Associate Deputy Minister & Government Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Citizens Services

Presentation Slides


1:00 - 1:40 Security Implications of AI and Automation and the courage to go forward

Joyce Drohan, Partner, British Columbia Practice Leader, Omnia AI, Artificial Intelligence, Deloitte
Robb Anderson, Senior Manager, Deloitte Canada

Presentation Slides


1:40 - 2:20 A Government Perspective on AI

J-P Fournier, Project Director, Integrated Data Division, Strategic Policy & Corporate Initiatives, CITZ

Presentation Slides


2:20 - 3:00 Watson, Neural Networks and AI's Role in the New Cyber Security Frontier

Sheik Sahib, Security Architect, IBM Security

Presentation Slides


3:15 - 3:45 Panel: “The Brave New World of AI”

Moderator:  John Zimmermann, Security Architect, Chief Technology Office


  • Sheik Sahib (IBM)
  • Joyce Drohan (Deloitte)
  • Guy Rosario (KPMG)
  • J-P Fournier (Province of BC)


3:45 - 4:25 Hacking Life with ML and AI

Guy Rosario, Manager, IT Advisory and Cyber Security, KPMG

Presentation Slides


4:25 - 4:30 Closing Remarks from the Government Chief Information Officer

 CJ Ritchie, Associate Deputy Minister & Government Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Citizens Services