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About Cyber Trends Inc.

Our goal is to educate corporations and their teams to provide a holistic understanding of how to build a stronger security posture. 

Cyber security is a business decision not an IT initiative.

Cyber Trends Inc. has put the focus of cyber security on the corporation.

Many corporations don't know where to start or invest in cyber security. Our goal is to educate corporations and their teams to provide a holistic understanding of how to build a stronger security posture. 

Understanding and managing your risk is vital for determining threats, vulnerabilities, the likelihood of an event, and the potential impact such an event would have to the business. By understanding your risks, you can know where to focus your efforts. While you can never completely eliminate your risks, the goal of your information security program should be to provide reasonable assurance that you have made informed decisions related to the security of your information.

Cyber Security Corporate Preparedness will help organizations understand an acceptable level of risk that the business can tolerate. And only the business can answer that.

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Ian Thornton-Trump
Cyber Trends Author and Speaker

Ian Thornton-Trump CD is an ITIL certified IT professional with 25 years of experience in IT security and information technology. From 1989 to 1992, Ian served with the Canadian Forces (CF), Military Intelligence Branch; in 2002, he joined the CF Military Police Reserves and retired as a Public Affairs Officer in 2013. After a year with the RCMP as a Criminal Intelligence Analyst, Ian worked as a cyber security analyst/consultant for multi-national insurance, banking and regional health care. Today, as Chief Information Security Officer for Cyjax UK Ltd., Ian has deep experience with the threats facing small, medium and enterprise businesses. His research and experience have made him a sought-after cyber security consultant specializing in cyber threat intelligence programs for small, medium and enterprise organizations. In his spare time, he teaches cyber security and IT business courses for CompTIA as part of their global faculty. As a founder and CTO of Octopi Managed Services Inc. in Canada, Ian continues to comment and write on IT security challenges and opportunities to international acclaim.


Tim Thomson
Cyber Trends Author and Speaker

Tim has spent 16 years driving sales and business operations for NSI, which he founded in 2003. Before that, Tim spent 10 years training for Microsoft throughout North America. During this time, he had the opportunity to deliver high-end MS training to their key partners on securing Active Directory, Exchange and endpoint deployments.

In 2008, Tim created and built Data Authority Inc (DAI), a secure online backup company in Western Canada. During that time Tim was instrumental in creating a managed security services platform (MSSP), forming Universal Security Group 3.0 Inc. to provide additional value-added services to both DAI and USG3 customers. With the adoption of cloud-based SaaS solutions Tim and his team created a holistic end-to-end MSSP solution for the SMB marketplace.

Tim has been helping companies align their cybersecurity, privacy, compliance and governance to optimize their business through service and solution consulting. He has a track record of improving risk resiliency through secure architecture design, information risk management, business requirements development, and security policy life-cycle management.

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