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Profile of the Co-Founder of Human Firewall Solutions

Katherine Thompson

As one of the industry's most passionate and influential voices surrounding the issues and opportunities related to cyber security, Katherine Thompson has taken a leading role in helping public and private sector leaders understand the risk and rewards of digital innovation. As Principal of Human Firewall Solutions, a and Founder-Chair of the Canadian Cyber Security Innovation Institute-C2I2, Katherine works with a team of globally recognized cyber security experts and recruiting professionals focused on helping organizations better find, secure and retain talent.

Katherine sits as board member of Cyber Titan, a collaborative with the US Air Force’s Cyber Patriot program which seeks to engage young Canadians in a career in cyber security and other science, technology, engineering and math areas. She also sits on the board of the Canadian Women in Cyber Defence, a coalition promoting the advancement of women in the cyber security industry. Katherine also spearheaded the creation of VETERAN RECRUIT, a CAF-VAC sanctioned national program providing military veterans with a second career in cyber security.