Aaliya Sheriff – Graphic Designer/Artist; Bilal Bokhari – Cyber Security Advisor
Aaliya Sheriff: nAaliya Sheriff is a graphic designer and artist in Vancouver, British Columbia. She received a Bachelor of Applied Design from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. In 2012, Aaliya received a Masters of Design in Graphic Branding and Identity from the UAL – London College of Communications in London, U.K. She has worked as a freelance graphic designer for almost 8 years, working with different communities and organizations to create resources and products in secular and religious education. She currently works for REACH Orton Gillingham Learning Centre. Aaliya has continued to take on freelance projects in her spare time and is also exploring her artistic style with custom hand-made cards and other products on Instagram under the name CardsbyAaliya. Bilal Bokhari: Bilal is a senior consultant in the Protiviti IT Consulting practice, specializing in penetration testing. Bilal is a technical resource and has performed numerous information security assessments and penetration tests across the energy, telecom, retail, financial and manufacture industry. He has also assisted clients for a number of years using his information security knowledge and experience by providing strategic short, medium and long-term recommendations, while also providing tactical recommendations to specialists, to improve the security posture of organizations.nnPrior to joining Protiviti, Bilal gained over seven years of experience in the areas of web application security engineering, network penetration, and vulnerability assessment during his time with PricewaterhouseCoopers, RSM US and Alert Logic.nnHe received his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Hons, in Network Computing from Coventry University, U.K.