Greg Young is the Vice President of Cybersecurity and Corp Dev for Trend Micro.
Prior to joining Trend, Greg was a Research Vice President and analyst with Gartner for 13 years . He advised thousands of companies and government agencies on how to better secure themselves. He led research for network security, threat trends, data center security, and cloud netsec. He was lead author for more than 20 Magic Quadrants for firewall, IPS, WAF, and UTM, and was Conference Chair for 4 Security Summits.
Greg was CISO for the Federal Department of Communications, served as chief security architect for a security product company, and headed several large security consulting practices.
As Captain Young, he served in the military police and counterintelligence branch working as a certifier/accreditor at the national authority. Greg received the Confederation Medal from the Governor General of Canada for his work with smart card security.
He currently is:
- co-chair for the federal government’s Forum on Digital infrastructure Resilience (CFDIR), and on its Working Groups for AI, and Supply Chain Resilience,
- on the federal National Cross Sectoral Forum (NCSF) for Critical Infrastructure,
- appointed by cabinet of the Government of Barbados as a member of their Cybersecurity Working Group, &
- co-host of the Real CyberSecurity Podcast
He mentions too often he was an extra in 2 episodes of Airwolf.