Atty Mashatan

Canada Research Chair and an Associate Professor

Toronto Metropolitan University

Dr. Atefeh (Atty) Mashatan is a Canada Research Chair and an Associate Professor at Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management, Toronto Metropolitan University. She is also the founding director of the Cybersecurity Research Lab. Her 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. Most recently, she received the recognition of Top Women in Cybersecurity in Canada for her efforts in advancing cybersecurity research and training highly qualified personnel in the field.


wednesday – 03:10pm Secure & Protect Equality

Time Icon 25 mins

Location Icon St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts - Jane Mallett Theatre

Forging a Stronger Future: Inclusivity in Cybersecurity Talent Recruitment & Retention

Discover the significance of diverse viewpoints in the Canadian Cyber Tech Industry as we uncover the factors driving talent shortages and the challenges HR and leadership encounter when it comes to securing and retaining top-tier talent. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how these vital elements shape product innovation, contribute to a robust cybersecurity landscape, and lead the way toward a stronger, more inclusive future for Canadian Tech.