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Cybersecurity for Everyone Webinar by the Gardiner Centre

September 19, 2023


In order to secure your data, systems, and networks, cybersecurity needs to be top of mind, both at home and at work. With cyber attacks on the rise, the most effective solution to preventing these attacks is to reduce human error through basic training and education in cybersecurity.

This one-day, interactive session is designed for everyone and is relevant to employees at every level of the organization, from entry level to C-suite. Participants will increase their understanding of cybersecurity threats and gain a better understanding of the best practices required to develop personal and professional cybersecurity competency. During the session, participants will explore ways to recognize and defeat cyber attacks with better understanding of the ways hackers attack people, data and systems to inform cyber-incident response planning. Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility – strengthen the human firewall around your organization.

Get up to speed on the hot topic of cybersecurity and cyberattack prevention by diving into the fascinating world of hackers and cybercriminals.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role that everyone in an organization can play in cybersecurity
  • Examine how cybercriminals use deception to manipulate individuals into divulging confidential or personal information
  • Identify ways to protect yourself against scams and fraud
  • Summarize simple but effective techniques to prevent high-tech attacks (e.g. hacking)
  • Explore software, hardware and service recommendations that will enhance personal and organizational cybersecurity
  • Create a cyber-incident response plan which will help all members of the organization understand their roles before, during and after an incident.


Will Durocher

Will is the Executive Director of the Sentinel Institute for Cybersecurity, a non-profit organization focused on cybersecurity education and awareness. With 15 years of experience as an educator in the fields of business and emerging technologies, Will has an award-winning approach to instruction, and has delivered at the post-secondary level in addition to his work with corporate clients.