Dana W. Adams, CPP; CISSP
Director of Security Services
TELUS Communications Inc.

Dana Adams is Director of Security Services at TELUS, a leading national telecommunications company in Canada. Dana oversees and has overseen multiple Canadian and overseas locations responsible for enterprise-wide physical and logical integrated access control systems, audit compliance, corporate investigations, event planning, business continuity, on-board screening programs, and law enforcement liaison work, including warrant and subpoena response.

During his tenure with TELUS, Dana has successfully developed and delivered the TELUS security plan for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, redesigned and implemented a new executive protection program, and developed and delivered asset protection programs for network infrastructure (copper cabling), retail operations, supply chain security and data protection. The Security Services directorate has successfully transitioned from command and control to a strategic consulting partner with internal stakeholders, clients and both provincial and national law enforcement organizations.

Dana has demonstrated a proven ability to create strategic partnerships, and move the business forward though education, influence and risk management planning activities during his 20+ year career in security. His career includes extensive experience serving on the ASIS (formerly American Society for Industrial Security), Councils Chair (Telecommunications and Private Security Services, committees and numerous seminars and educational workshops. In 2004 he received the “Award Council Chair of the Year”.

Current Professional Certifications and Affiliations
Certified Protection Professional (CPP) American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) (Board Certified in Security Management)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Member Professional Certification Board (PCB) ASIS