Raymond Vankrimpen

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Raymond Vankrimpen

Knowledgeable, diligent, personable.

Raymond Vankrimpen, an esteemed cybersecurity expert, plays a pivotal role in overseeing the management of the Richter Guardian solution, a cybersecurity solution designed to cater to a wide range of clients, including high-net-worth individuals, their families, and corporate executives. Richter Guardian recognizes the unique cybersecurity challenges faced by these discerning clientele and offers tailored protection strategies.

In addition to its comprehensive cybersecurity services, Richter Guardian extends its shield to high-net-worth individuals, their families, and executives, with a heightened focus on safeguarding their personal and professional digital assets. The solution’s specialized offerings include:

Personalized Cyber Protection: Richter Guardian offers personalized cyber protection plans designed to address high-net-worth individuals and executives’ specific needs and vulnerabilities. These plans encompass their professional interests and their personal digital lives.

Family-Centric Security: Recognizing the interconnectedness of personal and professional lives, Richter Guardian ensures that its protection extends to the entire family of high-net-worth individuals. Family members can enjoy peace of mind knowing that their digital assets and online activities are secure.

Executive Security: Corporate executives, often targeted by cybercriminals due to their access to sensitive information, benefit from Richter Guardian’s specialized executive security measures. This includes secure communication channels, digital footprint monitoring, and tailored incident response.

Raymond’s leadership in managing Richter Guardian underscores his commitment to offering a holistic approach to cybersecurity, addressing the distinct needs of high-net-worth individuals, their families, and corporate executives. With Richter Guardian, clients receive a comprehensive cybersecurity solution that caters to their professional obligations and the protection of their personal digital legacies.

Fields of expertise

  • Cyber Security solutions
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence solutions
  • Cloud Security solutions
  • Privileged Access Management solutions
  • Security Information Event Monitoring solutions
  • Information security, privacy and threat risk assessments
  • Readiness assessments and service auditor reports under AICPA/CPA Canada guidelines (SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3)
  • Public Key Infrastructure audits (WebTrust for CA, Certipath)
  • PCI Readiness Assessments and Audits
  • ISO 27001 Readiness Assessments and Audits
  • Implementation and audit against statutory and compliance standards and frameworks


  • Financial institutions,
  • Public sector including healthcare, government ministries and agencies
  • Technology, media and telecommunications

Academic background

  • Payment Card Industry – Qualified Security Assessor, PCI-QSA, 2016
  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control, CRISC, 2010
  • Certified Information Security Manager, CISM, 2009
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CISSP, 2004
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISA, 2003
  • Diploma in Computer Science, Niagara College, 2000
  • BBA, Brock University, 1999

Professional and community involvement

  • International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) – Member, since 2004
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) – Platinum member, since 2000

Public recognition

  • Quoted in “Oversharing on social media especially risky for the wealthy”, Canadian Family Offices , June 2022
  • Quoted. “Taking aim at workplace tech” CPA magazine, July 2017
  • Lead presenter. “Data Classification and Data Governance,” ISACA Toronto Annual Summer Conference, June 2016
  • Lead presenter. “Implementing Cyber Security aligned with the NIST framework,” ISACA Fall Conference, November 2015
  • Provided comment to The Globe and Mail on the Ministry of Education website security issues, March 2015
  • Provided comment to The Globe and Mail on the Home Depot breach, September 2014
  • Provided comment to various print and broadcast media on the “Heartbleed Vulnerability,” including The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, CBC, BNN and 680 News, April 2014
  • Presenter. “Privacy and Security Monitoring Solutions for Health Care,” Hospital CIO/CPO Symposium on ePHIPA, Toronto, January 2013
  • Lead presenter. Cyber Security, various executive boards, since 2010
  • Lecturer. “Electronic Data Processing Auditing,” Laurentian University, 2010-2013
  • Lead presenter. “Managing Outsource Vendors,” ISACA IT Audit Day, Toronto, since 2009
  • Lecturer. “Management Information Systems,” University of Toronto, since 2008