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Cyber Integration for Businesses:
Life Sciences Sector

Developed in collaboration with leading industry experts, this program will ensure that businesses working in the life sciences sector have the necessary knowledge and tools to adopt the cybersecurity technologies and best-practices they need to compete globally and access national and international supply chains.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Staff must be employed in Ontario
  • Organization must be operating in or adjacent to the life sciences sector

Webinar: For executives and technical leaders

Convened especially for senior leaders working in the life sciences sector, the webinar will offer expert insights on safe and secure digital adoption and integration.

Date: Monday, April 29 2024
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free

  • Effective cyber risk management

  • Identification and implementation of cybersecurity goals and controls

  • Sector-based standards and compliance

  • Supply chain requirements

  • Threat and technical context training

Bootcamp: For technical and non-technical professionals

This specialized bootcamp is designed for staff within participating life sciences companies – ideally, those with responsibility for technology planning, procurement, integration, and operations. Programming will include experiential learning, interactive discussions, and access to insights from cybersecurity experts.

Learners will be provided job aids such as checklists and templates for use within their organizations, and qualifying companies will also gain access to a one-year associate membership within CCTX.

Duration: Six weeks (two hours of virtual programming per week)

Date: Every Thursday from May 9, 2024 – June 13, 2024

Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual 

Cost: Free

  • Foundational cybersecurity risks

  • Sector-based standards and compliance

  • Cybersecurity technologies and processes

  • Cyber risks for new products or services

  • Security-by-design principles and their application in product development

  • Enterprise and supply chain cybersecurity due diligence requirements

Self-Assessment and 1-on-1 Consultation

Self-Assessments

Take this online self-assessment to better understand your cybersecurity posture. This tool is available to all, and will provide you with a report that identifies critical shortcomings and provides insights for improving your organization’s cybersecurity.

1-on-1 Consultations

Once you have completed the assessment, qualifying participants will be invited to apply for a free consultation with a Catalyst cybersecurity advisor. Receive support in identifying critical shortcomings, prioritizing activities for safe and secure tech adoption and scaling, and developing an action plan for cybersecurity posture improvements.