Rick Howard

Rick is the CSO, Chief Analyst and Senior Fellow at N2K Cyberwire. His prior jobs include CSO for Palo Alto Networks, CISO for TASC, GM for iDefense, Global SOC Director for Counterpane, and Commander for the U.S. Army’s Computer Emergency Response Team (ACERT) where he coordinated network defense, network intelligence and network attack operations for the Army's global network. He was one of the founding organizers of the Cyber Threat Alliance (an ISAC for security vendors) and he also created and still participates in the Cybersecurity Canon Project; a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for cybersecurity books. Rick holds a Master of Computer Science degree from the Naval Postgraduate School and an engineering degree from the US Military Academy. He also taught computer science at the Academy from 1993 to 1999. He has published one book on cybersecurity and has been the editor for two others.
CyberSecurity First Principles
Cyber Inspiration
Rick Howard
N2K Networks