Webinar: Cybersecurity


The frequency and sophistication of cyber attacks in Canada is growing and it is more important than ever that research agencies are taking steps to manage the risk.

The financial, legal, and reputational consequences of a data breach can be severe—so how can you keep your clients, your data, and your agency safe? CRIC has partnered with PROLINK and CyberClan to offer a free webinar to help research agencies get ahead on cybersecurity practices and mitigate risk.

Join Mikel Pearce, General Counsel, Breach Coach Relationship Manager of CyberClan and Andrew Spencer, Account Executive, Prolink to gain crucial insights into the cybersecurity risks facing the research insights industry and learn about the top tips that you can implement now to protect your agency’s sensitive data and intellectual property from cyber threats.

Additional Resources

CRIC members should also review the CRIC Information Security Toolkit (available in the members only section) that highlights best information security practices. It also presents a standardized framework of information security policies and procedures following the latest best practices that can serve as a reference for developing policies.


Andrew Spencer, Account Executive, PROLINK

Andrew is an Account Executive at PROLINK—Canada’s Insurance Connection, an independent insurance brokerage established in 1982. Andrew is a registered insurance broker and has been with PROLINK for over 20 years, helping clients protect their businesses by finding the best value insurance solutions and providing risk management strategies.

Mikel Pearce, General Counsel, Breach Coach Relationship Manager, CyberClan

Mikel spent 20 years as an insurance defence and coverage lawyer, and has nearly a decade of experience as a breach coach, acting on behalf of Lloyd’s syndicates as well as domestic and international insurers. Mikel is excited to leverage his experience as a breach coach to assist CyberClan in being ever more responsive to the needs of our various clients and stakeholders.


Wednesday, March 27, 2024 @11:00 am ET

Approximately 1 hour

Free webinar

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