Hello, my name is Chris Bishop, I'm a Developer and Cybersecurity Professional from Toronto, Canada. I'm very passionate about mentoring and educating individuals that are interested in Computer Science & Cybersecurity. My life goal is to break down traditional barriers so that anyone can gain the skills needed to find a job in either of these worlds. In my career I've had a lot of opportunity to learn from the amazing professionals around me and in a formal university environtment. Today I am so proud to work at Wealthsimple who shares these goals of breaking down barriers for education and helping anyone get closer to financial freedom!


Security Operations Automation Engineer @ Wealthsimple

January 2022 - Present

  • Security Investigations
  • Incident Response
  • Creation of Playbooks
  • Automation of Investigation Processes using Python and SOAR
  • Documentation of our SOAR Platform

Application Security Consultant @ CIBC

October 2021 - January 2022

  • SAST + DAST analysis with remediation
  • SCA analysis and remediation
  • Risk Analysis
  • Penetration Test Assessments
  • Present Project risk findings & recommendations to CISO

Information Security Consultant @ CIBC

May 2019 - October 2021

  • Led a team of 5 developers in our automation project
  • Created various data models and worked on team metrics using SQL
  • Worked on various integration's between our SOAR and tools like Active Directory, Exchange, ArcSight and Anomali
  • Developed workflows and user interfaces using HTML & Jinja for our SOC Investigations Teams
  • Created playbooks using Python to automate much of the workflow for the SOC Investigations teams saving them up to 10 minutes an investigation
  • Wrote over 150 pages of developer document for training new hires in FortiSOAR, Python, SQL & web design
  • Helped to plan sprints and projects with Project Managers
  • Presented weekly project updates to Senior Leaders


eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester (eJPT)

Awarded in 2022

CompTIA PenTest+

Awarded in 2021 - View Certificate


Awarded in 2021 - View Certificate

CompTIA Security+

Awarded in 2021 - View Certificate


Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Ryerson University

Major in Computer Science, Minor in Entrepreneurship
Graduated in 2020, Dean's List (2019-2020)

Full-Stack Ruby on Rails Bootcamp from Bitmaker Labs

Graduated in 2015

Public Speaking

University of Waterloo FinTech Conference

May 2021

I spoke at the UW FinTech conference about my experience in Cybersecurity and gave advice on breaking into the field. I also took part in a panel QA for students who want to work in FinTech.

ASPIRE FinTech Student Panel Discussion

August 2018

I represented CIBC on a panel with students from various fintech companies to discuss "How to Make the Most of Your Summer Internship" with a crowd of over 100 students.

Volunteer Experience

Cybersecurity & Coding Outreach @ Bill Crothers Secondary School

2018 - Present

I perform yearly presentations at a local high school to help educate and inspire students to explore career opportunities in technology, software development, and cybersecurity. This includes showcasing the many opportunities available if one learns how to code, where to start that learning journey, and how much fun it can be!

Assistant Coach @ Women's Team Canada Floorball

2013 - 2016

As the assistant coach my role was to be a tactician. I planned all practices and provided constructive feedback for team and individual skill development.


Programming Languages

Python, Ruby, Javascript, Go Lang, Elixir, SQL, GraphQL, Bash


Splunk, ArcSight, FortiSOAR, XSOAR, TrendMicro Products (Deep Security & Apex Central), Proofpoint, Tanium, Nessus, Burp Suite, Metasploit, nmap, Hydra

Libraries & Frameworks

Ruby on Rails, React, Vue, Node.js, Ghost, Tailwind CSS


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