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Securing 5G: Data Risk Management for the Future of Wireless Technology (C193-200203-DMT)


February 03, 2020 | 6:00 PM EST - 9:00 PM EST
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Holiday Inn Oakville | 590 Argus Road
Oakville , ON L6J 3J3

Securing 5G: Data Risk Management for the Future of Wireless Technology


This session will establish a clear understanding of the essentials around 5G from a privacy and security perspective. What is the technology and why is it important? How will it affect business models and consumers? In which ways will it influence other technologies such as IoT and AI? Using an innovative presentation-and-workshop format, we will outline best practices for assessing and managing the data risks of 5G, and attendees will participate in an engaging discussion?   The presentation will help the Project managers to understand the 5G security challenges, attacks and the impact on IOT, AI and on the vertical.

  • The essentials of 5G: capabilities, Network Slicing and Edge computing
  • How 5G will enhance the capabilities of IoT and data management
  • Cybersecurity challenges posed by 5G technology (Cloud Security)
  • Privacy and data ethics concerns heightened with the onset of 5G
  • Beyond Compliance - Go from Good to Great



Ferris is a Senior Cyber Security and compliance manager with Rogers, Toronto. Before Rogers, Ferris worked as a Security and Risk Manager at TD bank for four years. Ferris is an experienced professional with over 20 years of experience specializing in information security Governance, IT risk management, project management, compliance, operational risk, and enterprise infrastructure and operations for clients in the Telecom, financial services, construction, engineering, and retail industries. Ferris has also performed information security functions for the most significant public and private companies in Canada, Aecon and Symcor and TD bank. Ferris is an instructor, Cyber Security Management Program at the University of Toronto. Ferris developed leadership skills through his career, i.e., communicating effectively, thinking strategically and analytically and solving problems. Ferris holds a Master of Business Administration - MBA-Project Management. Ferris is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Ferris is a frequent speaker at cybersecurity conferences such as ISACA Canada /USA, CIFI Toronto Conference, CISO forum, data connectors, and information security forum conference in Dublin, Ireland. 



Monday, February 3rd, 2020


6:00 - 7:00 P.M. Networking/Cocktails (Cash Bar)
7:00 - 8:00 P.M. Sit Down Dinner
8:00 - 9:00 P.M. Main Presentation



Holiday Inn Oakville (Centre), 590 Argus Road, Oakville, ON, L6J 3J3 (905) 842-5000. Parking - Free.

Exit south off of the QEW onto Trafalgar Road South then turn west immediately onto Argus Road. For a map to the location, click here.



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Registration and cancellation deadlines are 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 30, 2020

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Program Number

C193-200203-DMT (Technical - 2 PDUs, Activity Type: Organization Meetings can be claimed by certified PMPs for attending this presentation).


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$45.00 PMI Lakeshore Ontario Chapter Member Registration

$55.00 Guest & Other PMI Members Ticket