Najo Ifield

@ (ISC)2 Alberta Chapter Director at Large, Events Chair / (ISC)2 Calgary Congress Director

With more than 20 years of technology experience, Najo has been increasingly focused on cybersecurity with a specific passion for Industrial Control Systems and critical infrastructure. Acting as an evangelist and building relationships between developers, researchers, law enforcement and security professionals around the globe she is dedicated to ensuring safe drinking water and electricity remain uninterrupted and available in North America.

Recognizing the value of a strong community, Najo devotes many hours to key cybersecurity associations and initiatives including: Canadian Cybersecurity Alliance, (ISC)² Alberta Chapter, Control System Cyber Security Association International (CS)²AI, Calgary Security Professionals Information Exchange (SPIE), and Calgary BSides.

She is also passionate about ensuring kids are protected online. She is a frequent, respected and influential speaker often sharing her family’s personal stories about cyber bullying, online predatory behavior, and raising children in the social media age to help the community help each other.