Session: Effictively Managing a Ransomware Attack – Lesson Learned
Rick Daoust joined Cambrian College as Chief Information Officer (CIO) in 2016, following twenty years of progressive IT leadership experience. His breadth of knowledge spans from the desktop to the data center, giving him a holistic view of IT. He currently oversees all technology-related strategies and initiatives for the College. A graduate of Laurentian University, Rick is passionate about postsecondary education and motivated to increase access to quality postsecondary education through the use of innovative technologies. His self-awareness, authenticity, and empathy make him a respected people leader. In April 2017, two weeks prior to the WannaCry ransomware attack, Rick relied on those strengths to guide his team, and the College community, to a full recovery of all systems and information following a high profile ransomware attack.