Ron Ritchey

IANS Faculty

    Ron is a seasoned technologist specializing in cyber security with over 30 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently, he is the global lead for Cyber Architecture at JP Morgan Chase. His group is responsible for designing secure solutions to support their clients and employees. He is also an active researcher and speaker in the Information Assurance (IA) field and is widely published on network security topics including co-authoring books on Software Assurance and Insider Threats.

    • Penetration Testing & Red Teaming
    • Identity & Access Management (IAM)
    • Application & Network Security
    • Applied Cryptography
    • Data protection

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Former Chief Scientist for Information Security at Bank of America
    • Former Faculty at The SANS Institute and George Mason University
    • Former Industrial Advisory Board Member at George Mason University’s Volgenau School of Engineering
    • Former Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton, a technology-focused management consulting company
    • Holder of many US Patent and Trademark Office granted patents on cyber security related innovations
    • Co-Author of Inside Network Perimeter Security (2002, 2005)
    • Co-Author of Guide to IPSEC VPNs (2005)

    Certifications & Credentials

    • PhD, Information Technology – George Mason University
    • MS, Computer Science – George Mason University
    • Graduate Certificate, Software Engineering – George Mason University
    • BS, Computer Science – George Mason University
    • CISSP – (ISC)2

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    Not only is Ron an IoT hacker, he is also a pilot and amateur barista.