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BCLC and TRU present Technology and Innovation Speaker Series: Why You Got Hacked


BCLC and Thompson Rivers University are pleased to present the second installment in the Technology and Innovation Speaker Series, taking place on Thursday, January 28, 2016.

Senior Systems Engineer, Alon Goldberg from Palo Alto Networks will speak to the relationship between computer applications and cyber threats.

Alon specializes in network and security consulting, sales, design, implementation and support. He has extensive experience in deploying security technologies into enterprise and government networks in Canada and is a leading expert on next generation firewall and threat prevention technology.

The presentation will begin at 12:45 p.m. in the Mountain Room at TRU’s Campus Activity Centre. Attendance to the event is free and is open to the public and the media. Lunch will be provided. To RSVP to the event, please contact


Lynette DuJohn, Chief Information Officer, Vice-President Business Technology, BCLC
“We are excited to team up again with TRU and bring another insightful speaker from the technology industry to the Kamloops community. At BCLC, we work with some incredibly unique and leading-edge companies, and this is a great opportunity to share some of those relationships and our passion for technology.”

Christopher Seguin, Vice-President Advancement, Thompson Rivers University
"Each of these opportunities lets our students and faculty receive current insights into some of this industry’s most exciting and relevant issues. It is a gift to have BCLC on our campus and giving back to our community with all the expertise they have.”

Quick Facts:

  • Thompson Rivers University educates approximately 26,000 students on campus and online. Students can choose from 140 on-campus programs and 57 Open Learning programs, from trades to traditional academics, certificates to bachelor and graduate degrees, academic as well as professional career paths, plus a growing number of interdisciplinary choices.
  • As the next-generation security company, Palo Alto Networks is leading a new era in cyber security by safely enabling all applications and preventing advanced threats from achieving their objectives for tens of thousands of organizations around the world. Palo Alto Networks is one of the fastest growing security companies in the market. To learn more about Palo Alto Networks, please visit

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