Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce


Virtual Event / In Person


Jul 12, 2023


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Building Operational Efficiencies While Staying Secure in an Evolving Technology Landscape

What You’ll Learn:

Telus will discuss the ways in which Covalence provides business critical visibility into the behavior patterns that can help or hurt an organization. They will show you how Covalence provides visibility into the data, while ensuring the optimization of the technology processes carried out by IT departments. First, they’ll secure your organization to ensure availability of the information, and then show you how to streamline the processes and optimize efficiencies to make your organization secure and designed for success leading into the future.

Meet the Presenters:

Pat Curtin
Director of Technical Sales, Field Effect

Pat Curtin is a Field Effect executive with over 30 years of experience in cyber security and networking.  Prior to Field Effect he served for 16 years in roles of progressive responsibility at the Communications Security Establishment, most recently as Director of the organization’s Advanced Capability Development Centre; from 2011 to 2015 he led CSE’s SOC. Prior to CSE Pat worked in a variety of roles in networking start ups and he started his career as a communications engineer in the Canadian Armed Forces.​

Rebecca Lockhart
Partnership Lead, Field Effect

Rebecca Lockhart has been working with SME’s for over 15 years, helping businesses increase efficiencies and profit margins in the area of Information Technology and Security. She has been part of the Field Effect and TELUS team for 4 years, and has helped hundreds of TELUS customers achieve cybersecurity excellence.

Mike Dion
Cybersecurity Specialist

Mike Dion is an IT professional with more than 30 years of experience in computer/network operations, software engineering, and sales as an account executive and product specialist for data networking, internet access services, hosting and cybersecurity solutions. He is passionate in his current role as a Senior Cybersecurity Specialist facilitating government agencies and businesses as they adopt digital technologies to achieve greater efficiency, scale their organizations and grow their revenues while protecting intellectual property from cyber security threats