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Ryan Liu

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Steven Schnider
Tom Sellgren

About Our Associate Consultants

Rui Pereira

About Our Consultants


President and Senior Consultant

Ryan Liu has over 12 years of direct experience in security design, maintenance, testing, and auditing of information systems and controls. Since 2005 Ryan has been primarily focused in the health care sector, including involvement in the development, assessment, testing, and support of an HL-7 based provincial Integrated Electronic Health Record (iEHR) system and security analysis of connecting health organizations. Ryan also has experience performing network vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and security policy & practice assessments in the areas of post-secondary education, utilities, and municipal government.

Ryan previously worked in the Risk Management practice of a Big 4 global accounting and professional services firm where he performed network penetration testing and general computer control reviews for some of the largest companies in Canada.

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About Our Partner Consultants

By joining the Procyon Security Group partnership, Magnitude Consulting Group has now has access to the following partner consultants:


Procyon Security Group

Steven Schnider is a co-founder of Procyon Security Group and practices as an Information System Security Architect. He has been involved in the development of information technology systems since 1979, and has specialized in information security technology since 1987. He previously held senior technical positions with Certicom, LGS/DOMUS Security, and Hughes Aircraft Canada and led the security product development team at Bell-Northern Research. Steven has provided security consulting services to a broad range of public sector organizations including the federal government (DND, RCMP, CSE, Public Works and Government Services), provincial governments (British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario) and at the municipal level. His private sector experience ranges from international oil companies and multi-national wireless telecommunications providers through to small technology start-ups. Stevenís primary interests are in high assurance system development, secure wide-area networking, distributed applications and pervasive computing. He holds a Government of Canada Level II (Secret) security clearance.


Procyon Security Group

Tom Sellgren specializes in Security Policy and Security Risk Management. He has 14 years experience in IT security. He was previously the Director of IT Security for the Government of British Columbia where Tom managed IT security detection and protection operations, security development projects, government security policy and security investigations. He has been providing security contract support to industry and government since 2002. Tomís recent projects and expertise include: Security reviews, threat and risk assessments and security policy development. He holds a Government of Canada secret security clearance.

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About Our Associate Consultants

In order to bring a wide range of skill and experience to our clients, Magnitude CG has formed strategic partnerships with other security consultants in the Greater Vancouver Area. These consultants will act as sub-contractors on Magnitude CG projects wherever their expertise is required.


WaveFront Consulting Group Ltd.

Rui Pereira is the founder of the WaveFront Consulting Group. He has over 25 years of experience in Information Technology, and has specialized in Information Security and Audit for the last 15. Rui has provided both management and technical consulting to a wide range of customers in a variety of industries. Some of the projects undertaken include:

  • Security reviews and penetration tests, incl. wireless networks and web applications;
  • Assistance with PCI DSS (credit card) compliance, and associated penetration testing;
  • Security architecture design and implementation;
  • Security investigations and audits;
  • Threat/Risk and Privacy Impact Assessments (TRA/PIA);
  • Security policy design and review;
  • Project management and deployment of various security solutions, including firewalls, IDS's, wireless networks, single sign-on, and centralized authentication;
  • Design and implementation of secure e-commerce sites, including credit card processing;

Rui teaches various courses in the Forensics program at BCIT, and in the NASP program at UBC. Rui is also active in the CIPS Security SIG and the OWASP Vancouver Chapter.

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