Rick Killpack has over 23 years of experience in the enterprise and cloud markets. He started working in IT security with Novell in 1991.
Throughout his career, he has a proven track record in business development, sales management, strategy management, product management, channel and technical services. Rick is very knowledgeable about the cloud marketplace and specifically as it pertains to cybersecurity. His previous employment was with Akamai technologies in which he designed and rolled out a Global Security channel strategy for Akamai's Cloud Security Services. He currently is employed at Thales e-Security as a Director of Channel Development helping public cloud and SaaS providers deliver data security services to their end customers.
He has published technical manuals still available today on Amazon as well as business security briefs in well-known publications like CIO magazine, SAP GRC and others. He has spoken as a security authority in various security events sponsored by the CISSP and CISO organizations.
Rick’s unique mixture of technical and business skills along with his vast experience in security has allowed him to provide insights into cloud security best practices to hundreds of risk, compliance and security leaders in the largest enterprises and governments across the globe.
Rick is considered a technical subject matter expert in CDN, DDoS, DNS, Identity Management, Data Security, Access Management, SIEM, Threat Intelligence, ITGRC, Privileged User Management and Advanced Authentication/Authorization services.