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Martin Dinel

Martin Dinel is a trusted information technology and cybersecurity professional with over 33 years of
leadership experience. As Chief Information Security Officer for the Government of Alberta since August
2015, Martin is defining the organization’s cybersecurity vision and strategy to counter the cyber threat
and ensure the protection of the province’s digital assets. Martin’s current involvement in the
cybersecurity community includes:

  • Cybersecurity champion and speaker at various international conferences and events;

  • Chair of the CyberAlberta Community of Interest, formed with the cybersecurity leads of Alberta public and private sector organizations to strengthen Alberta’s cybersecurity posture; and

  • Member of the National CISO Subcommittee on Information Protection (NCSIP), involving peers from all levels of governments across Canada, acting as Chair for 4 of the past 7 years.