Privacy & Security Awareness Training

by | Jan 23, 2019 | Business, Cybersecurity

A new era of privacy emerged in 2018 with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force alongside mandatory data breach regulations in Canada. These policy changes are now impacting the technology investments of small and medium-sized organizations. But even with sophisticated technology, data breaches continue to happen. Find out what you can do to mitigate possible risks.

Join us for a complimentary lunch and discover which regulatory changes impact your organization and what challenges lay ahead. Get informed on how to foster a greater culture of privacy and security in your workplace.

Marilyn Sing

Marilyn Sing

Principal Consultant, IPP Consulting


Marilyn Sing is the principal consultant of IPP Consulting, a Victoria-based company that focusses on helping private and public organizations meet their obligation to operate in compliance with British Columbia’s and any other applicable privacy laws.

Due to the many massive privacy breaches in 2018 that affected millions of people around the world and the implementation of the European Union’s GDPR, awareness of information rights and protection under privacy law has grown significantly.


In this industry-focussed workshop, you will learn about the Canadian, BC and international privacy laws that impact your organization. From there, we will discuss the risks related to non-compliance and what regulators would look for if they were to investigate a privacy breach at your organization. The workshop will wrap up with some tips on what you can do to develop a privacy culture that protects your employees, clients and organization.

Ty Hedden

Ty Hedden

vCIO, Smart Dolphins IT Solutions


Ty has been on the front lines of cybersecurity on Vancouver Island over the last nine years in his position as vCIO. In his day-to-day role, he helps leaders navigate the many complexities of technology and develops IT plans that reduce overall risk and improve productivity. One of his most important roles at Smart Dolphins is user education. Ty hosts monthly seminars educating both clients and members of the business community on safe computing.

Did you know that when it comes to cybersecurity in the workplace, you are the weakest link? Because 1 in 5 serious security breaches is caused by uninformed employees, annual employee security training is now an integral part of any organization’s defense against cyber threats.


Ty will outline the cyber threat landscape impacting Vancouver Island organizations today. You’ll learn five basic strategies for protecting your organization and he’ll share some “quick wins” that you can implement immediately. Take advantage of this opportunity to ask him questions, technical or otherwise.


Megson Fitzpatrick

IPP Consulting