Rich Greene

Rich is a seasoned cybersecurity professional with over two decades of experience in the cyber domain. His journey began in the late 90s, during the early days of the internet's rise in popularity, where he nurtured his curiosity. Over the years, Rich witnessed the evolution of cyber security and actively participated in offensive and defensive cyber operations for the Department of Defense (DoD) in more than 17 countries, serving as both an instructor and an operator.

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Presently, Rich wears many hats, serving as a Senior Solutions Engineer at the prestigious SANS Institute while also steering the ship at SITH2, LLC, where he is the owner and operator. At SANS, he harnesses his extensive 20-year background in cybersecurity, intelligence, and special operations to craft tailored solutions and deliver comprehensive training to clients spanning diverse industries and sectors. Rich's expertise is underscored by an impressive arsenal of certifications, boasting 14 GIAC certifications alongside a CISSP credential. His proficiency spans a wide spectrum of cybersecurity domains, including incident response, mobile device security, information security fundamentals, and penetration testing.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Rich is a passionate advocate for mentorship and collaboration, steadfastly committed to imparting his knowledge and skills through captivating presentations, interactive workshops, and insightful reports. His commitment to excellence is evident in his track record of consistently exceeding target goals and client expectations, consistently delivering exceptional results.

Driven by an unwavering dedication to staying ahead of the curve in the face of evolving cyber threats, Rich is perpetually engaged in the pursuit of knowledge, embracing new technologies, tools, and methodologies with fervor. His impressive array of certifications which include active GFACT, GISF, GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GPYC, GWAPT, GMOB, GPEN, GSTRT, SSAP, GDSA, GICSP, GRID and CISSP--further solidifies his standing as a preeminent cybersecurity expert, revered within the field for his unparalleled expertise and unwavering commitment to excellence.