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May 26, 2021 at 1:00pm ET

IBM Keynote: Evolved threat management for our evolving businesses

(the 2000's have called and they want their threat management back)
Speaker: Daina Proctor, Security threat management Associate Partner, IBM Canada

Today every one of our businesses will have to or are evolving. Gone are the days of setting and forgetting security technology. During this session Daina will discuss some of the experiences that she is having, working with clients who are embracing and struggling with the challenges needed for evolving their threat management programs.


Daina Proctor, Security threat management Associate Partner

Daina Proctor, recently named as one of Canada’s TOP 20 Women in CyberSecurity, is the Canadian national lead for IBM’s Security Intelligence and Threat Management practice.  In her role she leverages her seasoned delivery experience to enable and evolve businesses with cohesive, transparent, and rapid threat management and intelligence programs.  She has spent more than 15+ years leading and growing information security programs, from technology stack through operating models. Through escalating leadership positions with companies such as Nortel and CGI, and now IBM, Daina has grown and built security competencies in the Nordics, the Netherlands, UK, Australia as well as here at home in Canada. As an avid outdoors and sports enthusiast and mom to adult children, Daina balances her time between technology and being outdoors with her family.

IBM Security

IBM Security offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolios of enterprise security products and services. The portfolio, supported by world-renowned IBM X-Force® research, enables organizations to effectively manage risk and defend against emerging threats. IBM operates one of the world’s broadest security research, development and delivery organizations, monitors 70 billion security events per day in more than 130 countries, and has been granted more than 10,000 security patents worldwide.

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About IBM

IBM is the global leader in business transformation through an open hybrid cloud platform and AI, serving clients in more than 170 countries around the world. Today 47 of the Fortune 50 Companies rely on the IBM Cloud to run their business, and IBM Watson enterprise AI is hard at work in more than 30,000 engagements. IBM is also one of the world’s most vital corporate research organizations, with 28 consecutive years of patent leadership. Above all, guided by principles for trust and transparency and support for a more inclusive society, IBM is committed to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world. For more information about IBM visit:”