Ian Thornton-Trump

Chief Technical Officer

Ian Thornton-Trump CD is chief Information security officer for Cyjax in the U.K. and CTO of Octopi Managed Services in Canada. Ian 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 cybersecurity analyst/consultant for multinational insurance, banking, and regional healthcare. His most memorable role was being a project manager, specializing in cybersecurity for the Canadian Museum of Human Rights. T

Ian has deep experience with the threats facing small, medium, and enterprise businesses. His research and experience have made him a sought-after cybersecurity consultant specializing in cyberthreat intelligence programs for small, medium, and enterprise organizations. In his spare time, he teaches cybersecurity and IT business courses for CompTIA as part of their global faculty and is the lead architect for Cyber Titan, Canada's efforts to encourage the next generation of cyber professionals.