Rick is VP, Information Security at Centene Corporation, and CISO of Carolina Complete Health based in Charlotte, NC. Rick supports both the NC health plan and corporate Centene in a cybersecurity leadership role.
In his prior role, Rick worked as Virtual CISO supporting international companies. Rick also developed the curriculum for a Cybersecurity Master’s degree program for an International University.
Rick is an avid speaker at cybersecurity conferences, and is a member of The CyberWire Hashtable. He is part of the editorial panel of the Council on Cybersecurity Critical Security Controls, and is the lead author on the newest version 8 of the Controls. Rick is also on the Board of his local ISC2 chapter.
Rick ran ethical hacking, incident response and forensics, and risk management teams throughout his 25+ year cybersecurity career.