ISSessions 2022 – 11 – 10

Hello everyone!
With midterms over, comes another ISSessions meeting! This Thursday, November 10th, will be our next meeting In-Person in J102, and Online on Discord and YouTube. Don’t miss out for our session on Cybercriminals, or our special guest Sacha Blasiak-Priestly. They will be talking about Cloud Security, explaining how to say safe and secure when in the cloud. We will see you then!

7:00 Kick-Off
7:05 News
7:20 Cybercriminals: Lapsus$
7:40 Break
7:45 Cloud Security: Staying Secure in the Cloud – Sacha Blasiak-Priestly

About Sacha Blasiak-Priestly

Sacha is an accomplished cyber leader with 20 years of multi-disciplined experience in Cyber Security, understanding and delivering across all security domains. She has built high performing cyber teams across multiple areas such as cloud security, security operations and offensive security. Throughout her career, she has worked across many different industries including Retail, Finance, Manufacturing and Public sector with an ability to help clients identify and solve complex problems. She has been recognized and leveraged for the ability to build strong interpersonal relationships and to provide thorough, considered, and business centric recommendations to improve Cyber security programs.

She current leads the Cloud Security team at BDO Canada in addition to being the Global SME.

She can be reached at [email protected] or

Cloud Security: Staying Secure in the Cloud
In this talk, we will discuss the concept of cloud computing, cover some of the common vulnerabilities in the cloud as well as some common attacks. In addition, we will discuss the different career paths in cloud security and cybersecurity.