Daniel Tobok is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CYPFER.
He is an internationally recognized cyber security and digital forensics expert, as well as a serial entrepreneur who has created and successfully divested several cyber security companies throughout his career.
Mr. Tobok has more than 25 years of hands-on experience in all facets of cyber intrusions and security incidents as well as forensic digital investigations including:
He eats, sleeps, and breathes cyber security. He has personally participated in more than 3,500 computer forensic investigations and more than 2000 security audits and risk analysis engagements. He has consulted to both the private and public sectors in North America and Europe.
Mr. Tobok works for and advises executives and corporate counsel at Canada's top corporations and private companies. In addition, he also works with Finance, Human Resources, and IT departments in a broad range of organizations. A special area of focus for Mr. Tobok is the role of Boards and individual Directors in preventing hacking incidents and cyber theft of customer data, money, and intellectual property.
In the legal industry, Mr. Tobok is well known. He has handled confidential investigations for many international legal firms during sensitive, high profile security incidents and international mergers, acquisitions, and takeovers. He's also been called upon in sensitive litigation matters. Mr. Tobok understands that client confidentiality and privacy are non-negotiable requirements of practicing law and assisting clients.
He has worked with virtually all sectors of industry including: financial services, insurance, mining, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, food processors, consumer goods, retail, and automotive sectors, media as well as municipal, provincial, and federal governments.
He is a member of:
He is a tireless educator about the increasing frequency of cyber threats, the threats to business, the loss of privacy, and the need for constant vigilance. Reporters, editors, and producers have sought his opinion and commentary on security breaches and breaking security stories. He has been interviewed by The Financial Post, The Globe and Mail, The Lawyers Weekly, The Law Times, BNN,CTV, CBC, CityTV, Global Television and FOX.
Mr. Tobok has spoken at law schools, bar associations, and security conferences in Canada and the United States. He authored the "Social Networking Recruiting: Implications of this new hiring model" chapter in the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC), Special Lectures 2012.
In 2005, he formed Digital Wyzdom, a cyber security firm. In 2013, he sold Digital Wyzdom to TELUS, one of Canada's major telecom companies. Not only did Mr. Tobok sell his company to TELUS, but he was also recruited to run the entire Digital Forensics Practice at the telecom firm. In 2014, he was promoted to Managing Director, Forensics and Security Consulting. In that capacity, he was responsible for four divisions at TELUS: Forensics, Threat Vulnerability Audit, Governance and Compliance, and Cyber Investigations.
In 2016, he formed CYTELLIGENCE, a cyber security consulting firm. In 2020, CYTELLIGENCE was acquired by AON, a global corporation, and one of the world’s largest insurance brokers, where he led an international cyber security and forensics practise.
Contact Daniel at 416.642.1170 or Email [email protected]
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