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Cybersecurity for STEM



Cybersecurity for STEM

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT


Presented By

Centennial College


Science Alliance


Cyber threats have increased multifold and companies, small businesses, governments, healthcare and finance worlds are rushing to take preventative measures and increase their cybersecurity.

We will discuss:

  • What is Cybersecurity?
  • Why is Cybersecurity important for STEM? E.g. Personal health information
  • How is Cybersecurity important during COVID-19? E.g. Contact Tracing
  • What are the cybersecurity and digital competencies you need for STEM?

This webinar will focus on the various skills for all these aspects and what you as a job candidate should know to have an edge over your peers to be successful in the career you choose.




Sem Ponnambalam
Sem Ponnambalam

President, XAHIVE

Kevin Deveau
Kevin Deveau

Chair, Distance and Online Learning, Centenial College