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Ian Trump

Ian Trump, CD, CPM, BA is an ITIL certified Information Technology (IT) consultant with 17 years of experience in IT security and information technology. As a project and operational resource, Ian has functioned as an IT business analyst, project coordinator and as a senior technical security resource as required. Ian’s broad experience on security integration projects, facilitating technological change and promoting security best practices have been embraced and endorsed by his industry peers. 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. He is currently managing all IT projects for the Canadian Museum of Human Rights.
Think Cyber Threats Don't Impact You? Think Again.

Fact: Cyber criminals and nation states are having great success in penetrating our cyber defenses. Businesses, especially those involved in international mergers, acquisitions, hostile take-overs and IPOs, are targets, and the threats are significant.

From the IT perspective, mergers, buy-outs, take-overs and even IPOs are fraught with potential peril. Business synergies and balance sheets never tell the full story of a company, and IT can be a major factor in post-merger integration.

LAS VEGAS, NV — Throughout the last week of July and the first week of August (encompassing Black Hat, B-Sides, IOactive and the "mother of all security conventions" DEFCON ) there were easily thousands of discussions and presentations on security. More than...
Emergency hospital during Influenza epidemic, Camp Funston, Kansas - NCP

It's difficult to determine when, exactly, the first bank robbery took place in the United States. Some historians claim it was the Clay County Savings Association in Liberty, Missouri, on 13 February 1866. Other sources suggest it was on March 20, 1831 when James Honeyman and William J. Murray emptied the vault and several safety deposit boxes at the City Bank of New York. As an IT security professional, the Honeyman and Murray event is important to me, not just for the amount of money that was stolen ($52 million in today’s dollars), but for the method used.