Dr. Eric Bisaillon

Director General of Cyber Defence Capabilities, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (Cyber Centre), Canada

Dr. Eric Bisaillon is the Director General of Cyber Defence Capabilities at the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (Cyber Centre). The Cyber Defence Capabilities directorate is responsible for the development and operations of sensors, threat discovery analytics and autonomous defence technologies deployed to protect Government of Canada networks. Prior to this role, Dr. Bisaillon was the Director for the Security Architecture group, where he focused on security assessments and advice across a wide range of industries and technology applications. Prior to joining the Cyber Centre, Dr. Bisaillon was the Director of Technical Solutions for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), enabling digital investigations support to police investigations and operations. Dr. Bisaillon has held a variety of engineering and management positions at the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) as well as at the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS). Dr. Bisaillon has more than 15 years of experience in domains ranging from national telecommunications networks, cloud computing , cyber security and risk mitigation, as well as compliance, privacy, and national security policy. Dr. Bisaillon holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.