Tim Lott, Acting CIO, Carleton University


BIO - Tim Lott joined Carleton University in 2014 to lead the university’s Cyber Security program. He was appointed Acting Chief Information Officer (CIO) in October 2017. He is a member of a number of security organizations, and currently holds a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
Prior to Carleton University, Tim held a variety of IT-related positions spanning three decades, from a small IT based company to leading operations and security teams at Nortel Networks and Bell Canada. While at Bell, he held security governance roles, including IT security oversight of the network and telephony infrastructure of the 2010 Olympic Games.F.

Presentation  Title - Carleton University Ransomware Attack click to find presentation

Synopsis - In November 2016, Carleton University suffered a ransomware attack that rendered its' Windows Infrastructure unusable. This presentation will:

  1. Describe the event
  2. Detail the impact of the attack
  3. Discuss what went right and what went wrong

Key Points that an Attendee will take away from Tim's presentation:

  • Lessons learned
  • How to reduce the likelihood of a ransomeware attack
  • How to reduce the impact if such an incident were to occur

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