Canadian Security Magazine

Virtual Summits
Focus On Cyber Security
May 26, 2021 at 1:00pm ET

Panel Discussion: Developing an effective cybersecurity culture – how to build awareness and keep remote employees safe

Speakers: Victoria Granova, president, ISC2 Toronto Chapter
Andrew Vezina, Vice President and CISO, Equitable Bank
Ritesh Kotak, Principal, Ritesh Kotak Consulting

The biggest insider threat to your organization may be, through no fault of their own, your employees. Cybersecurity practitioners share best practices on educating staff, creating a cybersafe work culture and building work-from-home programs safely and effectively.


Ritesh Kotak, Principal Ritesh Kotak Consulting

Ritesh Kotak is a tech entrepreneur and digital/cyber strategist. He frequently appears on mainstream media to provide analysis on the latest tech and cyber related stories. He spent the first 8 years of his professionally career in policing where he co-led the creation of the cybercrimes unit and the Research and Innovation portfolio. He left policing to complete an MBA and work in Big Tech. He holds a BBA, MBA and is completing a JD. Ritesh has appeared as a witness in the Canadian House of Commons and presented his work around the world from the FBI National Executive Institute to the World Internet Conference in China. He is a resident of Toronto but has lived in Ottawa, Edinburgh, Seattle and Beijing.