Gary Perkins has been hired as Chief Information Security Officer at CISO Global. In his new role, Perkins will spearhead cybersecurity strategies and risk management initiatives within the company. Previously serving as the CISO for the province of British Columbia, Perkins brings a wealth of experience in ensuring network availability, data integrity and confidentiality within complex environments.

Prior to serving as CISO for British Columbia, Perkins assumed roles of increasing responsibility at TELUS in the Chief Security Office and instructing undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Victoria.

He also has earned a collection of more than 20 cybersecurity and information technology certifications and awards, including Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and CISSP Certification (ISC2).