Dr. Atty Mashatan

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Founder and Director, Cybersecurity Research Lab (CRL), Ryerson University

Dr. Atty Mashatan is the founder and director of the Cybersecurity Research Lab (CRL) at Ryerson University and recognized as a leading expert in cyber risk mitigation strategies and solutions. Mashatan’s expertise at the frontlines of the global cybersecurity field was recognized by SC Magazine in 2019, when she was named one of the top five Women of Influence in Security. Through strategic collaborations with government and industry, Mashatan and the CRL seek to solve industry problems through cutting edge information security research. Formerly a Senior Information Security Consultant at CIBC with a focus on cryptography and enterprise architecture, Mashatan is a professor of information technology management at Ryerson where she is helping to train the next generation of cybersecurity experts.

Tuesday, October 1 at 1:30 PM – The Quantum Cyber Threat and What to Do About It 

Quantum computing is an emerging technology that will present significant challenges for information security. In this session, Dr. Mashatan will provide an introduction to the quantum threat, an analysis of attack scenarios and mitigation strategies, and the considerations that information security personnel must take in to account in our future quantum world.