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IEEE VT Chapter Women in Engineering Series

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

On April 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m., Dr. Fatima Hussain will present the talk “Insider Threat and Behaviour Modelling/Professional Career Development Discussions”.

Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Time: 7:00-8:00pm

Speaker(s): Dr. Fatima Hussain, Senior Member, IEEE,
Manager, Event Management and Analytics, User Behaviour Analytics and Insider Threat, Global Cyber Security, Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto
Adjunct Professor, Ryerson University, Toronto

Location: All events are held with Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 968 0829 0854

Organizer(s): IEEE VT Chapter

Contact: Lian Zhao

Abstract: In the first half of the talk, discussion about behaviour modelling and insider threat is done. Insider threat classification and related threat vectors are discussed in detail. Afterwards, various methods used for identification and remediation of insider threat are presented, along with cutting edge enterprise level tools and frameworks.In the second half of the talk, we will have on-live discussions for professional caree rdevelopment, through experience sharing and opinion sharing, to encourage and guide young researchers career development plan, and to motivate women career development in engineering.

Biography: Fatima Hussain received the Ph.D. and M.A.Sc. degrees in Electrical and Computer engineering from Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada. Upon graduation, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Network-Centric Applied Research Team (N-CART), where she worked on various NSERC-funded projects in the realm of the Internet of Things. Currently, she is part of User Behaviour and Insider Threat team ,working as a Manager, Event Management and Analytics in Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Toronto.She is responsible foremployee profiling and detection of insider threats, by establishing baseline behaviours. She is working as an editor for IEEE Newsletter (Toronto), and associate editor for various journals. She is also an Adjunct Professor with Ryerson University and her role includes supervision of graduate research projects. Her research interests include cyber security,insider threat, XAI etc. Her background includes a number of distinguished professorships with Ryerson University and University of Guelph, where she has been awarded for her research, teaching, and course development accomplishments within wireless telecommunication and Internet of Things.


Tuesday, April 13, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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