Ian Trump

Global Cyber Security Strategist

Ian Trump, CD, CEH, CPM, BA is an ITIL certified IT consultant with 20 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. Ian previously managed IT projects at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights and is currently Global Cyber Security Strategist at Solarwinds. Ian works across the business to define, create and execute security solutions and promote a safe, secure Internet for Small & Medium Businesses world-wide. As a Cyber Security Strategist, Ian has deep experience with the threats facing small, medium and enterprise businesses – this research and experience has made him a sought-after cyber security resource for conference presentations, press commentary and keynote addresses world-wide.

Ian’s commitment to cyber security extends beyond his work. Ian is a valued contributor to the UK Cyber Defense Challenge (Cyber Centurion), having provided the background story for the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) which was recently endorsed by the NCA. Ian also holds an executive position and lead architecture role in the Canadian Cyber Defense Challenge (Cyber Titian) as a founding member and lead architect. Finally, Ian also frequently volunteers at information security conferences, such as DEFCON as a member of the Security Operations Center (SOC) Goons. In all of these capacities, Ian helps mentor the next generation of cyber security professionals.