Burns MacDonald

Burns has more than 30 years of experience in IT and security working with government and industry clients. Projects have included IT security, policy and planning, risk and threat policy analysis, command and control, technical assessment and evaluation, knowledge interfaces, and business performance considerations. He is a trusted strategic security advisor known for developing viable strategies that optimize operational benefits while maintaining acceptable risk management in high-threat situations.

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Setting the standards in cybersecurity, part I: governance

July 23, 2019 Cybersecurity is firmly on the critical path for digital enterprises, with board-level accountability. As reflected in the CGI Client Global Insights, there is a strong link between digital transformation and protecting the organization, as greater use of digital technology in critical value chains ...

10 measures for good IT security governance

February 15, 2017 The sophistication and persistence of cyber-attacks are driven by the attractiveness of an organization’s role and assets. Often they are conducted by highly skilled international organized crime groups or foreign nation states that aim their attacks not just at government entities, but also at ...