Jonathan Trull

IANS Faculty

    Jonathan is the Global Director for the Microsoft Enterprise Cybersecurity Group. In this role, he leads a team of security advisors who provide strategic direction on the development of Microsoft security products and services. He also serves as a member of Microsoft’s Internal Risk Management Committee and is a principle author of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report. Jonathan also serves as an Affiliate Faculty member in Research Assurance at Regis University and serves as an advisor to security startups and venture capital firms.

    • Regulations & Legislation
    • Information Assurance (IA)
    • Microsoft Security
    • Cloud Security

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Recognized as one of the "People Who Made a Difference in Cybersecurity” by the SANS Institute
    • Participant in the Cloud Security Alliance Top Threats Working Group
    • Presenter at security conferences such as RSA, Black Hat, and CSO50
    • Principal author of the Center for Internet Security Azure Security Foundations Benchmark
    • Former VP and CISO at Optiv Inc., a pure-play cyber security solutions provider
    • Former CISO at Qualys, a cloud security and compliance solutions provider
    • Former CISO for the State of Colorado where he established Colorado’s first Cyber Crime Task Force
    • Former LCDR – Intelligence Officer for the US Navy Reserve

    Certifications & Credentials

    • CISO Executive Certification – Carnegie Mellon University
    • MA, Public Administration – University of North Texas
    • BS, Criminal Justice - Metropolitan State University of Denver
    • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) – ISC2
    • Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) – ISC2
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) – ISACA
    • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) – Offensive Security

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    If he wasn't a CISO, Trull suspects that he would work for a non-profit organization, perhaps as an international health aid worker.