Hikvision Canada, specialising in artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and a manufacturer of video surveillance products and solutions, has announced the launch of its cyber security road show. ‘Cybersecurity Myths and Facts: Presented by Hikvision’, will take place in key locations across Canada (Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver) in the week of Dec. 4-8, 2017.

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"Our challenge here at Hikvision is the same as other video surveillance providers," said Chuck Davis, Hikvision’s director of cyber security for North America. "The difference is that we are the number one video surveillance provider in the world, so we believe it is our responsibility to be vigilant in terms of cyber security defense. It’s a formidable challenge but everyone here at Hikvision is onboard."

Presented by Hikvision Canada and hosted by Davis, each road show event will consist of a two-hour interactive education session about cyber security, cyber threats and vulnerabilities, myths about the video surveillance industry, and best practices to mitigate those threats and vulnerabilities.

We’re looking forward to bringing our cyber security resources directly to our clients and partners in Canada

Event venues

Attendance is free, but space is limited, so early registration is recommended. Interested parties can register here for one or more of the sessions below:

  • Montreal: Monday, Dec. 4, Theatre Marcellin-Champagnat
  • Toronto: Tuesday, Dec. 5, Living Arts Centre Mississauga
  • Calgary: Wednesday, Dec. 6, Cardel Theatre
  • Vancouver: Friday, Dec. 8, Shadbolt Centre of the Arts Burnaby

With more than 20 years’ experience building world-class cyber security programmes for large enterprise organisations, Davis recently joined Hikvision from IBM, where he was an executive security architect. He holds seven US Patents and numerous certifications, including the CISSP-ISSAP. “We’re looking forward to bringing our cyber security resources directly to our clients and partners in Canada,” said Alex Asnovich, head of marketing for Hikvision North America.

Hikvision is planning a US cyber security road show in 2018.

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