Toronto, Ontario. Dec. 5, 2023– LifeLabs is excited to share that Mike Melo, Vice President of Technology Infrastructure & CISO, has been named the Top Global CISO for 2023 award at CyberDefenseCon 2023, presented by Cyber Defense Magazine.
Chief Information Security Officers play a pivotal role in shielding organizations from cyber threats, and although their work often transpires behind the scenes, their contributions significantly impact a company’s stability and growth. This award is a testament to Mike’s outstanding achievements in a fiercely competitive landscape, showcasing his innovation in effective threat management, regulatory compliance, and the implementation of robust risk reduction programs.
“Congratulations to Mike Melo on winning the prestigious Top Global CISO Award! His exceptional leadership, expertise, and commitment to cybersecurity have set a high bar of expectation and performance for LifeLabs,” said Mike Cole, Chief Information Officer at LifeLabs. “His tireless efforts in safeguarding our digital landscape are truly commendable. May his continued excellence inspire others in the field.”
Thank you, Mike, for your continued efforts in ensuring the security and success of LifeLabs.
LifeLabs is Canada’s leading provider of laboratory diagnostic information and digital health connectivity systems, enabling patients and healthcare practitioners to diagnose, treat, monitor, and prevent disease. We support 20 million patient visits annually and conduct over 100 million laboratory tests through leading edge technologies and our 6,500 talented and dedicated employees. We are a committed innovator in supporting Canadians to live healthier lives, operating Canada’s first commercial genetics lab, and the country’s largest online patient portal, with more than 5 million Canadians receiving their results online. LifeLabs has been named one of Canada’s Best Employers (2021, 2022 and 2023) and Best Employers for Diversity (2022 and 2023) by Forbes and recognized for having an award-winning Mental Health Program from Benefits Canada. LifeLabs is 100% Canadian owned by OMERS Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment manager of one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans. Learn more at lifelabs.com.
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