Director, Information Risk Management,
Daina Warren, Director Consulting Services, plays 2 key roles in CGI. As Information Risk Management Director, she is the focal point for all Information Risk Management (IRM) activities that CGI performs on behalf of Shell. This includes making sure that all services are delivered in accordance with Shell’s own control frameworks as well as in accordance with the relevant international/industry standards such as PCI DSS, ISO 27001 and the appropriate data protection requirements.
Daina is directly responsible to the CGI Senior Vice President who oversees all of CGI’s delivery to Shell and she provides advice and guidance to the delivery regions on ongoing or proposed projects.
His current research interests include quantum algorithms and complexity, tools for optimizing the implementation of quantum circuits, and the development of cryptographic tools that will be safe against quantum technologies.
In Daina’s additional role, she, as part of the leadership team of CGI’s Canadian Security Centre of Expertise, one of Canada’s largest 24/7/365 Security Operations Centres, leads the Security Business Engineering and Global Opportunity Pursuit team. In this role she directs the design and negotiation of global security opportunities across the security organizations of CGI.
Daina has over 20 years of experience in the ICT industry. Her broad range and depth of experience has included over 6 years work at EDS and 11 years at Nortel as a Senior NPI Manager and Integrated Project team leader. Daina joined CGI in 2009 and has been a key member of CGI’s Global Security community ever since.
In her leadership positions, Daina is recognized for her ability to articulate technical challenges into business terms. Her technical and engineering expertise, security knowledge and financial acumen allow clients to understand the business benefits of security solutions and to make the shift from security as a cost centre to security as a business enabler.