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Rick McElroy, Head of Security Strategy for Carbon Black, has more than 15 years of information security experience educating and advising organisations on reducing their risk posture and tackling tough security challenges. He has held security positions with the U.S. Department of Defense, and in several industries, including retail, insurance, entertainment, cloud-computing, and higher education. McElroy’s experience ranges from performing penetration testing to building and leading security programs. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Security Manager (CSIM), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). As a United States Marine, McElroy’s work included physical security and counter-terrorism services. A fierce advocate for privacy and security who believes education and innovation are the keys to improving the security landscape, McElroy is program chair for the Securing Our eCity Foundation’s annual CyberFest, a San Diego event dedicated to educating public and private sector security and IT professionals and business executives on the realities of security.

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