Webinar – Top 20 Trends in Cybersecurity

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Webinar – Top 20 Trends in Cybersecurity

With business transformation well underway across all industries, organizations are relying more and more on computerized systems to manage their day-to-day activities. This has marked a significant shift in the need for increased defenses against online attacks. Continuous change in technologies also implies a parallel shift in cybersecurity trends as news of data breach, ransomware and hacks become more frequent. Join us to hear about the Top 20 Trends in Cybersecurity with Equifax Canada’s VP & Chief Information Security Officer, Octavia Howell, for more information.


Octavia Howell – Chief Information Security Officer – Equifax Canada Co.

Founder, Augustus Redefined, LLC “Lift while you climb” – Mary Church Terrill “No man conquers alone” .
Octavia N. Howell Recognized as one of Canada’s Top 20 Women in Cybersecurity for 2022, Octavia Howell has spent her career protecting some of the world’s largest financial institutions from cyber-attacks. Today, she serves as Equifax Canada’s Chief Information Security Officer and is the Founder and CEO of Augustus Redefined, an organization focused on the advancement of Black Women in Cybersecurity. Octavia believes that a security leader should mentor, motivate trust, and lead their teams to act with integrity and openness. She often says, “A team is only as strong as their leaders and each leader casts a shadow that they will be held accountable for.” Octavia genuinely believes that we are placed on this earth to help each other achieve greatness (whatever that may be). Octavia received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Spelman College and holds CISSP, GISP, GCWN and GSLC GIAC certifications. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF), Women in Technology (WiT), Women in Cybersecurity (WiCys), the International Information Systems Security Consortium (ISC2), the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), and serves on the Board of Directors for Cyversity. In her spare time, Octavia enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, and mentoring.

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