Business Email Compromise (BEC) , Cybercrime , Email Security & Protection

Canada 2020: The Cybersecurity Legal Landscape

Attorney Imran Ahmad on the Three Top Concerns
Imran Ahmad, partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Ransomware, business email compromises and the malicious insider threat: These are the three top concerns of Canadian attorney Imran Ahmad as he looks ahead to the cybersecurity legal landscape in 2020.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Cybersecurity Summit in Toronto, Ahmad discusses:

  • The top threats;
  • The defensive gaps he sees;
  • Recent case law and how it impacts cybersecurity leaders.

Ahmad is a partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP with a specialization in technology, cybersecurity and privacy law. He is the author of Canada's first legal incident preparation and response handbook, "Cybersecurity in Canada: A Guide to Best Practices, Planning, and Management."

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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