We're a team of cybersecurity experts

driven to help you take control of your environment.

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About Lyrical

Lyrical Security is a full-service security service provider serving customers across North America. Our customers range from Fortune 500 enterprises to Small and Medium Businesses.

Regardless of your size or scale, we balance technology, security intelligence, ITSM processes, niche expertise to deliver tailored services and managed services that get you conquering your cybersecurity goals and taking control of your environment.

This sets us apart from traditional MSSPs that impose specific technologies and strict business logic on customers to reduce their own costs with no aim to raise clients’ self-service capabilities. Cost savings should not come at the cost of your security protection.

trusted multidisciplinary cybersecurity and compliance professionals, in your corner.

Meet the leadership team.

We're passionate about cybersecurity and motivated to help you take control of your risk and elevate your security practises.

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Sheldon Malm
CEO & Founder

Sheldon Malm co-founded Lyrical Security in 2014 to address the rapidly expanding gap between security risk for mid-market customers and access to effective protections. For more than 25 years he has been a disruptive force in security, challenging the notion of “good enough" to improve underperforming areas of the industry and empower defenders.

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Colleen Brown
Director - Operations

Colleen has experience working with emerging technology firms in aerospace & defense, performance genomics, and digital marketing. Colleen first became interested in cybersecurity while building the Payment Card Acceptance program at Queen’s University. This grew into a passion for enterprise risk management, data security and privacy, and creating policies and programs that can be readily incorporated in day-to-day operations.

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Aaron Cleary
Senior Director - Security Services

Aaron is the Senior Director of Security Services here at Lyrical. He, along with his team, designs, architects, and builds the offensive and defensive capabilities of the organization. Aaron likes working outside of the box and solving problems in a unique way.

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Gord Taylor
Princial - Integrated Solutions

With 25+ years of experience in InfoSec, Gord is responsible for customer onboarding, SIEM Management & Services, and client-side workloads & agents for Lyrical Security's customers. Gord believes in helping people be safe both at work and home. Outside of work, he continues to donate time to organizations like SecTor.ca Conference to ensure everyone has access to practical security skills.

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Tadd Axon
Principal - Enterprise Services

Tadd oversees professional and managed services for security in Microsoft 365, Azure, AWS; solutions based on the Cisco and Palo Alto families of products as well as specialized services for Identity & Access Management, Public Key Infrastructure.  He's an advocate for ensuring that clients get the most out of their investment in their security portfolio and are leveraging the right mix of vendors and capabilities for their needs and obligations.

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Brittany Steep
Sr. Manager, PMO

Brittany is the Project Management Office (PMO) leader supporting a team of project management professionals to facilitate project delivery though tailored hybrid methodologies.  With over 10 years of project experience in a range of industries, she's ardent about the daily opportunities at Lyrical to enhance the PMO, while assessing unique client project needs so Lyrical can adapt best practices for optimized solutions.

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Join a growing team of enthusiastic, committed professionals

Are you passionate about providing outside the box solutions to complex cybersecurity problems? Do you want to work with other high performers who are committed to doing right by the customer? Lyrical may be the fit for you.

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