Founder and Principal Consultant, Authoritative Consulting
CISSP, GCIH, GEEK
Gord Taylor is Founder and Principal Consultant at Authoritative Consulting. He is one of Canada’s most sought-after Security and Networking experts, developing and actualizing next generation Security programs for large enterprises and high-growth technology firms.
Gord spent 16 years at one of Canada’s “Big 5” Financial Institutions, serving as resident expert across Information Security, Networking, Distributed Computing, and co-developed the company’s first CSIRT team more than 20 years ago. Since launching Authoritative Consulting in 2012, he has helped enterprise customers, independent software vendors, and service providers to actualize technology and service solutions that work.
A self-proclaimed “geek”, Gord has developed a practical approach to Security that brings cost-effective risk management solutions from promise to practice, drawing from his studies in mathematics and computer science at University of Waterloo and 23 years of hands-on industry experience. Not afraid to engage in tough conversations, Gord has established himself as one of Canada’s foremost experts in challenging the status quo and driving new value
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