Eren Girgin, AVP, Cyber Threat Management, Canadian Tire
Eren Girgin is the AVP of Cyber Threat Management at Canadian Tire. In this role, he oversees the Cyber security incident and response team (CSIRT), SIEM, cyber threat intelligence and vulnerability and patch management teams. Before joining Canadian Tire, Eren was the Director, Cyber security at Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). In this role, he was responsible for the cyber security operations center and the GRC functions. At TD Bank, Girgin led security engineering, security architecture, incident response, vulnerability, and end-point security teams—where he also led the initiative to establish the on-prem SOC for TD Bank Canada.
With over 25 years of experience in Information Security, Eren has spent the last ten years focusing on threat intelligence and building high-performance & advanced SOC capabilities. Eren holds a top-secret security clearance, and his professional certifications include CISSP, CCISO (E-Council) and CSOE (Certified Sarbanes Oxley Engineer).
Eren received his Executive MBA from MBS (Manchester Business School), enjoys publishing articles on linked-in, and holds a Canadian private pilot license.