- Affiliation: Delek US Holdings, Inc.
Rick has ten years in IT with six of those explicitly dedicated to InfoSec
Rick has an associate degree in Information Technology and a bachelor's in Network Security and Forensics. Rick holds the following certifications; CISSP, GISP, MCSA:Security, CCNA:Security, CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+
Rick's InfoSec experience includes the network security infrastructure for a major health-care system in the Eastern United States, and more recently the security infrastructure for an energy company with operations in refining, logistics, and convenience store retailing.
Rick has also taught information security courses for two technical colleges in the Knoxville, TN area, one of which is an NSA National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education. Rick is a member of InfraGard and the ISSA.
Rick is excited to mentor this course because he loves the information security field and enjoys teaching. "I love to learn and enjoy passing on that knowledge" "I like the feeling of helping someone along their career path"