Terry Cutler is a Certified Ethical Hacker and 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.
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.
Terry is a regular contributor on Securityweek.com’s expert panel and continues to appear on several National TV and Radio programs such as Robert Scully’s The World show – The Dobson Series episode #1520, CTV, CBC National and 940am Montreal Radio and K103 Radio. He has written and helped research many articles for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) on computer security, notably “Keeping your Identity on a Short Leash” which was one of the top 10 most viewed articles for 2006 on Canada.com about protecting your Identity.
Terry is also a member of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), and the Center for Internet Security (CIS).When not suffering from heat exhaustion from all the PCs in his home office, he likes to practice Aikido Martial Arts and up-close magic tricks and illusions.
Terry strives continually to be identified as one of the action leaders in the field.