Director, Info-Tech Research group
Jessica Ireland manages the Security, Risk and Compliance research practice at Info-Tech Research group as Director and Research Lead. She oversees the daily operations of the practice by managing multiple research projects and driving agenda planning around research topics, as well as strategizing with the team on how they can continue to serve the needs of Info-Tech clients through innovative product/service development and processes. Additionally, she helps clients through advisory services and workshops. She provides guidance on requirements gathering and decision-making around security solutions such as Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFW), Identity and Access Management (IAM) products, and more. She has also assisted clients in developing documentation and strategy around security policies, managing security incidents, and the development of a security strategy. Prior to Info-Tech, Jessica was journalist and communications professional in London, ON.
She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism degree from the University of Western Ontario, and an Honours Specialization Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, as well as her PMP designation.