We provide a range of services from security assessments to general IT consulting


James Cook, our primary resource has written several articles that have been published.

About Us

James Cook, CISSP, CPP is the primary resource for Cook Information Technology. He has over 30 years experience in the information technology field, primarily in critical infrastructure. With a wide range of skills, he has knowledge of business processes, networking, compliance, and software development as well as physical security. For detailed background, his resume can be viewed at


External Vulnerability Assessment

  • Zero knowledge.
  • Commercial and open source tools.
  • Manual testing.

Internal Vulnerability Assessment

  • Threat actor perspective.
  • Commercial and open source tools.
  • Network and security architecture review.

Cyber Security Frameworks

  • NERC
  • NIST
  • Client specific regulatory compliance.

Organizational Resilience Management

  • Superset of business continuity planning.
  • Holistic approach to the entire business.
  • Development of a managed system.


  • Telephony security assessment.
  • Provides an inventory of devices connected to a telephone line.
  • Detection of out of band network management devices.

Data Centre / Facilities  audit

  • Evaluation of physical security, access control, fire suppression, power, etc. vs asset value.
  • Evaluation of employee vetting procedures.

Security Awareness Training

  • Development of a program.
  • Provision of training.
  • Integration of commercial systems such as for phishing simulation.
  • Measuring results.

Security Information and Event Monitoring (SIEM) evaluation and implementation

  • Evaluation of existing systems that provide situational awareness.
  • Market landscape and vendor selection.
  • Architecture review.
  • Development of use cases.

Industrial Control Systems

  • Architecture review.
  • Recommendations on extracting business value from operations technology systems.
  • Guidance on OT / IT convergence.
  • DHS CSET tool facilitation.

Contact Us

Rua Foireann Inc. dba Cook Information Technology
PO Box 20099, RPO East End
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, P6A 6W3
Office:  877.631.0063
Fax: 204.666.2179
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