Richard Shields

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About Richard

Richard is a career-minded professional with continued focus and progression on his career path in cybersecurity. Can use critical thinking to solve time-sensitive issues and work as a team to achieve a joint mission. Exercises a strong work ethic, sincere desire to learn new skills and take on new tasks. Enjoys taking opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth.

Current Role

Manages all aspects of Incident Response. Implemented and leads a Hybrid Security Operations Center. Ensures incident identification, assessment, quantification, reporting, communication, mitigation, and monitoring. Experience with tools and appliances such as Nessus, IPS/IDS, Kali Linux, Palo Alto, Cisco ASA, and SIEM/SOAR tools. Sits on the Change Review Board for security oversight and review. Administers and reviews multiple Data Loss Prevention and proxy platforms for adherence to security policy. Is a member of the Disaster Response Recovery Team, participated in the review of disaster response plans and walkthroughs. Grants and revokes user access based on security policy. Is currently the senior Security Champion for the company as it closes its doors after bankruptcy.


CompTIA Stackable

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Certified Encryption Specialist

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