About Us

Iron Spear was founded by Jason Grimbeek in 2012 with the goal of  providing practical cyber security services with a focus on business risk and not based on textbook recommendations. Based on Jason’s founding idea we have built a dynamic team of cyber security experts who are moving and shaking the cyber security world.

Who is Iron Spear?


Iron Spear was founded in 2012 as a niche cyber security advisory firm committed to providing solutions to meet the needs of our clients whether they are looking for security compliance, control testing, or program development and operation. With a focus on both traditional IT as well as OT and the industrial environments, we are uniquely positioned in the market to offer complete cyber security services.


One of our beliefs is if we would not be able to implement it, we will not recommend it. We do not believe in textbook recommendations and want to see our clients achieve success in cyber security.


Our team have backgrounds in the Big 4 Accounting Firms, oil and gas, industrial control systems, insurance, tech, and banking. We have cyber, computer, electrical and mechanical engineers on our team and don’t sell senior resources and deliver with juniors. The average experience across all our Team is over 10 years, higher than most other consulting firms.


We have offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Regina and Winnipeg, offering services across North America.


We believe in partnership with our clients. We go the extra mile where needed and never nickel and dime.


Iron Spear does not actively sell technology. Rather, we believe in working with our clients to determine the requirements that meet their needs and then identifying best-of-breed products that match.

What’s in a Name?

IRON: Natural element that is strong, used in making steel, and exists in very small amounts in blood.

SPEAR: A well-aimed spear is worth three. -Tad Williams

Security is in our blood.

We aim to make a big difference.

Our Philosophy

Mission Statement

Deliver outstanding advisory and operational cyber security services using a partnership approach that provides fresh perspectives, non-biased advice, and practical solutions.


Team – Our people are Iron Spear. We actively support our staff with training and development opportunities as well as company profit sharing.

Value – We don’t sell or deliver anything that isn’t of value to our clients. If it won’t work, we will tell you, even if that means we don’t get your business.

Agility – We are known for our flexibility and ability to adapt to fast changing business needs. We aren’t bogged down by layers of red tape.

Giving Back

At Iron Spear, we feel strongly about giving back to the communities where we do business. Currently, we are involved in our communities in the following ways.


We incorporate volunteer activities with our company strategy meetings and encourage our offices to volunteer as teams once a quarter.


Iron Spear believes in developing future talent in IT and with this in mind, we have partnered with three different Canadian colleges to create bursaries for students who need assistance with their tuition.


“Your approach is unique and gives us flexibility.”

– CIO, Crown Corporation

“First time someone was actually able to tell me how we are doing and what I need to be concerned about.”

– Shipping Company CEO

“…your contribution to this audit was invaluable…”

– Senior Government Auditor

Contact Us

Iron Spear is committed to you. We know how important your online security is and we are ready to help you establish guidelines to keep your data safe. Contact us today.

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Explore how Iron Spear can bring insight and value into your cyber security program, or perhaps you are simply seeking some advice around cyber security. Give us a call or send us an email and we will be happy to assist.

Call Us: Toll Free  1.800.561.4007