This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Bruce Cowper, Top International Security Authority, Chief Security Advisor Microsoft Canada.
Bruce provided his insights for the April edition of YouShapeIT.
As the Chief Security Advisor for Microsoft Canada, Bruce is responsible for the overall security strategy, working closely with the Public Sector, large enterprises, Industry Associations and the Community across Canada. He comes from a security background in secure system design, forensics and security risk management and as the Chief Security Advisor, leverages his real life hands-on experience to relate to the challenges faced today. Bruce is a prolific speaker and can frequently be found in the media and at conferences across Canada and beyond.
Bruce is a founding member of the Toronto Area Security Klatch (TASK) and an active member of numerous organizations across Canada. Before moving to Toronto and joining Microsoft, Bruce held positions on the board of directors of several IT companies, championing the development of technical excellence and the customer experience. Bruce is also a founding member of North America’s largest Security Conference, Sector.
Bruce holds a degree in Computer Systems Engineering as well as industry standard qualifications.
To listen to the interview, click on this MP3 file link