Promoting security awareness and development.

  • Job Opportunity - Information Systems Security Analyst

    Are you a self-motivated and tech-savvy individual who is up-to-date on the latest information system security threats and risk mitigation strategies in the modern workplace? Does an innovative, dynamic and collaborative organization committed to...

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  • Job Opportunity - Information Security Architect

    Job Details *Procom* has a *financial industry client* is looking for an *Information Security Architect* to join their team. Must have at least 5-10 years experience within Enterprise Environments as an Architect within Security. Mandatory...

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  • Upcoming Events in the Vancouver and Seattle Areas (September Update)

    These are the security-related events in Vancouver and Seattle that we're aware of for the rest of this year.  (Please let us know if we've missed any.)  You might want to check out...

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  • Job Opportunity - Information Security Risk Manager - Lululemon

    *Lululemon* is looking for an *information security risk manager*, who will straddle the worlds of cutting edge information technology and a business that is at the forefront of innovative explosive growth. The information security...

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  • Upcoming Events in the Vancouver and Seattle Areas (May 2017 Update)

    These are the security-related events in Vancouver and Seattle that we're aware of for the rest of this year.  (Please let us know if we've missed any.)  You might want to check out...

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  • Upcoming Events in the Vancouver and Seattle Areas (January 2017 Update)

    These are the security-related events in Vancouver and Seattle that we're aware of for the rest of this year.  (Please let us know if we've missed any.)  You might want to check out...

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  • Slides from the January 20th, 2017 Meeting

    On Friday, January 20th 2017, Rob Slade gave a presentation on Information Security Ethics. The slides from that meeting are available here:   Information Security Ethics (PDF) Information Security Ethics (PPT)

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  • B.C. Security Day: Risk-e-Business

    *DATE:* November 9th 2016 *TIME:* 8:00am to 4:30pm (PST) *VENUE:* ...

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  • Upcoming Events in the Vancouver and Seattle Areas

    These are the security-related events in Vancouver and Seattle that we're aware of for the rest of this year.  (Please let us know if we've missed any.)  You might want to check out...

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  • Upcoming Security Events in Vancouver and Seattle, Updated

    These are the security-related events in Vancouver and Seattle that we're aware of for the next while. Please let us know if we've missed any.   Event Date ...

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  • Upcoming Security Events in Vancouver and Seattle

    These are the security-related events in Vancouver and Seattle that we're aware of for the rest of this year.  (Please let us know if we've missed any.)  You might want to check out...

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  • BCAware

    BCAware is going to be running from January 27 to February 2 (excluding the weekend). (There will be a "launch" Jan 25 and 26, and the Reboot conf is Feb 3- 5.) Details at:...

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  • Slides and Video from November 13, 2015 Meeting

    On Friday, November 13th 2015, Jordan Schroeder gave a presentation on "The Best Way to Assess Information Security Risk." The slides and video links from that meeting are available here. Slides (part 1 and...

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  • (ISC)2 Vancouver and IAPP Privacy Training

    Invest in yourself and your future!   The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is bringing a Principles of Privacy in Canada training program to Vancouver on November 10-11! The IAPP certification is the global standard for privacy and data protection...

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  • Contract Opportunity

    Ignite Technical Resources is looking for a Senior Information Security Consultant for a 4 month contract opportunity at a client with the possibility of extension and with an option to convert to a...

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  • Job Opportunity - Security Remediation Engineer

    UrtheCast is developing the world’s first Earth video platform, with data captured from space in full color. UrtheCast has built, launched, installed, and now operates two Earth Observation (EO) cameras aboard the International Space...

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  • Job Opportunity - Security Analyst

    Procom Consultants Group is currently seeking a full-time security analyst for one of their clients.  Interested candidates can apply by contacting Burke Muir at 604.235.8071.   Senior Security Analyst On behalf of their client, Procom...

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  • COBIT 5 Assessor Course from ISACA

    ‘COBIT 5 Assessor’ highly sought after course is being offered for the first time in BC. (Limited space available) Looking to improve your organization’s effectiveness and process capabilities? Join others to take the...

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  • Slides from January 21, 2015 Meeting

    At an all-day meeting on Wednesday, January 21st 2015, speakers gave presentations revolving around the cloud environment and the ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards. Slides from those presentations are available here: Glen Bruce -...

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  • Slides from February 10, 2015 BC Aware Seminar

    On Tuesday, February 10th 2015, Robert Slade gave a presentation on Incident Response Planning for BC Aware. The slides from that meeting are available here: pdf Additionally, the template handed out at the...

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  • Job Opportunity from recruiter - IT Network & Security Manager

    The following job opportunity below came in from a recruiter.  It is being posted here in case anyone may be interested.  Interested candidates should contact James Seidel and Associates, james[at]thinkjsa.com or (604) 682-5539. IT...

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  • Upcoming Events

    Feb 4-13 – BCAware, bcaware.ca Feb 6 – Feb meeting at NYIT Feb 10 – IRP seminar (BCAware) Mar 5 – SecureSeattle ((ISC)²) Mar 16-17 – BSides (Call For Papers still open) Mar 18-20 – CanSecWest; Mar 26 – BCI Forum Mar...

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  • BSides Mar 16-17, 2015

    BSides Mar 16-17, 2015 Details can be found at https://bsidesvancouver.com/      

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  • BC AWARE Campaign, Feb 4-13, 2015

    BC AWARE Campaign, Feb 4-13, 2015 Details can be found at http://www.bcaware.ca .    

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  • Contract Opportunity - Security Analyst

    Procom Consultants Group is currently seeking 2 Security Analysts for one of their clients.  It is an initial 1 year contract with a high likelihood for a multiple year extension.  Interested candidates can...

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  • Slides from December 5, 2014 Meeting

    Doug Corbett gave a presentation on December 5, 2014. The slides from that meeting can be downloaded from this link. pdf document

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  • Job Opportunity - Manager, Information Security at Pacific Blue Cross

    Pacific Blue Cross is looking for an Information Security Manager for its company.  Below are the details. *Job Description* Pacific Blue Cross has been British Columbia's leading benefits provider for over 70 years. Our comprehensive understanding of...

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  • Job Opportunity - IT Security Technical Specialist at ICBC

    ICBC is looking for an experienced IT Security technical specialist for its Security Operations group.  Below are the details. At ICBC, we're driven to ensure the well-being of drivers. We're working to keep rates...

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  • Newly elected Vancouver Security SIG and (ISC)² Vancouver Chapter Executive

    Below is a list of the new executive for the Vancouver Security Special Interest Group and the (ISC)² Vancouver Chapter.  They were elected at the September 12, 2014 AGM (pursuant to (ISC)² Vancouver Chapter...

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  • Job Opportunity - Information Protection Advisor at ICBC

    ICBC is looking for an experienced Information Protection Advisor for its Information Risk Management Department.  Below are the details. At ICBC, we're driven to ensure the well-being of drivers. We're working to keep...

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  • Nominations for the Vancouver Security SIG and (ISC)2 Vancouver Chapter Executive

    The current executive has worked over the summer to nominate executives for next year's executive for the Vancouver Security Special Interest Group and the (ISC)² Vancouver Chapter.  Below is the list of nominees...

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  • Contracting opportunity from recruiter

    The following contracting opportunity came in from a recruiter.  It is being posted here in case anyone may be interested. The company is looking for a senior project manager with experience managing security and...

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  • Fall Meeting Lineup

    At the moment, we do not have another regular meeting scheduled until September.  Our meeting lineup for then is: September 12 AGM: Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala will be speaking on “Can We Vet Commodity...

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  • Inaugural Women in Security Meetup - Wednesday, June 25, 6:30 pm

    On June 25th, Women in Security will hold the inaugural WOSEC meetup at the River Rock Casino in Richmond, BC. This meetup will feature a dynamic speaker, Connie Linder, who will talk about...

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  • Job Posting - HootSuite - VP, Information Security

    HootSuite is looking to hire a Vice President, Information Security.  Below are a few details. *Job Description* Building disruptive, cutting edge products requires solid experience in Information Security to support rapid growth and technology adoptions...

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  • ISACA Vancouver Annual General Meeting - Thursday, June 19, 2014

    The ISACA Vancouver Chapter will be holding its Annual General Meeting and a monthly education session on Thursday, June 19, 2014.  The details are: *Date:* *Thursday, June 19,...

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  • Privacy Training - CIPP/C and CIPM - June 18 and 19

    The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is bringing two-day, certification prep classes for people working on getting their CIPP/C or CIPM certification. The CIPP/C was covered in our May 9 certifications panel meeting[[sitetree_link,id=78]]. The...

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  • News on whether IT security consultants will need a license

    A few months ago the Vancouver Security Special Interest Group and (ISC)² Vancouver Chapter had heard that the BC Ministry of Justice wanted to require IT security professionals to be licensed by the...

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  • Call for volunteers (executives)

    The Vancouver Security Special Interest Group and (ISC)² Vancouver Chapter are calling for volunteers.  We have our Annual General Meeting coming up in September, at which time a new slate of executives will...

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  • Slides from October 11, 2013

    Richard Abbott gave a very interesting and timely presentation titled "The Reality of Persistent Government Surveillance" to us on October 11, 2013.  The slides from his presentation can be downloaded from this...

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  • Slides from May 9, 2014 meeting

    Now that our new website is up and running, it will be easier for us to post slides from our past meetings.  The slides from our May 9, 2014 Certifications Panel can...

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  • New Vancouver Security SIG website

    Over the past few months, the Vancouver Security SIG has been working to develop this new website.  It was finally launched on April 26. There is still a lot of work that we...

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