Business has evolved rapidly in the last couple of years, and remote working and learning are one of the many changes we need to adapt to. But while we take advantage of new opportunities, so too are cyber-attackers. Our new-found flexibility comes at a cost. Post-Secondary Institutions must rapidly adapt to changes to provide the digital infrastructure and processes we now require. And until the foundation is in place to ensure cyber resilience, we are at increased risk of attack. Join a panel discussion with industry experts as we talk about the state of cybersecurity in Canada, Ransomcare and why cyber resilience is crucial for business success.


Larry Lee
Account Manager - BC Public Sector | Fortinet

Larry is an industry veteran with almost 20 years of Cybersecurity and IT experience.  He started his career as an engineer, but quickly moved towards Marketing and eventually Sales.  In the last 15 years, Larry has been working with organizations across Western Canada to assess their IT Security, Risk, and Privacy.  He has spent the last year and half at Fortinet helping customers in the BC Public Sector secure their organizations.

Steven Branch
Senior Solution Sales Consultant | RICOH

Steven is a strong contributor and leader in helping shape Ricoh’s transformation of its business offerings and brand in the Canadian marketplace. As a senior solutions consultant for the IT Services group, Steven has reinforced Ricoh’s strategic go-to-market future in the IT industry. He has more than 35 years’ experience in the IT industry with a focus on developing, implementing, and managing technology and cyber-security risks. Steven also works closely with Ricoh IT Services groups in other countries to expand the Ricoh footprint globally. His core focus is to ensure clients invest in technology solutions that build a seamless IT environment that secures data, improves access, and promotes user mobility.