Terry Cutler

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Author’s Bio

Terry Cutler is a co-founder of Digital Locksmiths, Inc. – an IT security and data defense firm based in Montreal – and serves as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. Terry’s career in the IT security space prior to his joining Digital Locksmiths has been long and distinguished. He was most recently a Premium Support Engineer for Novell in Canada where he analyzed network vulnerabilities and transitioned security technologies into production, and before that he held digital security leadership roles with a number of large corporations.

He is an expert in the fields of Novell Technologies, Penetration Testing, and Internet Safety for Children. He specializes in the anticipation, recognition, and prevention of security breaches. He consults with several of the largest agencies in Canada on how to reduce risk. During his Ethical Hacker training, Terry got the distinct privilege to train with the C.I.A, F.B.I, Navy Seals and Lockheed Martin.

His professional interests are in the areas of the administering systems in a secure fashion, software tools and techniques for creating new systems being deployed in the network, and computer forensics.

High Technology Crime Investigation Association

Terry is also an Internet Safety presenter where he has presented to parents and school faculty on how to track their kids online right to their doorstep, and also talks about the do’s and don’ts on the internet.

Recent Articles

Anywhere use of the company Smartphone is great for hackers, not so great for the bottom line

By Terry Cutler Where technology goes so do hackers.  Where hackers turn up, usually means bottom line problems for companies, ...
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Security not included ?? real lessons you should know about before you hire your next IT service provider

By Terry Cutler A recent vulnerability audit and stimulated hacking scenario on a website belonging to a small non-profit uncovered ...
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When Internet security takes a back seat

By Terry Cutler. Why is it that those in charge of protecting the company’s security network, that database of sensitive ...
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When the complacent CEO gets hacked

By Terry Cutler When that home phone rings at a time of morning when sleep has moved into deep R.E.M., ...
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Companies guarantee our phones are secure? Really?

By Terry Cutler Just how fast is technology moving? At lightening speed say security specialists, and when it comes to ...
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What should every CEO know?

By Terry Cutler Security was once equal to a magnetic swipe of a plastic card along with a friendly wave ...
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Pay Now or Pay Later: protecting customer data has to be a priority

By Terry Cutler It is understood in the world of business moving forward without the Internet is an effective way ...
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