Teri Radichel

IANS Faculty

    Teri Radichel is the CEO of 2nd Sight Lab, a cloud security company that offers cloud security training, penetration tests, and cloud security assessments to organizations worldwide. She is the author of the book Cybersecurity for Executives in the Age of Cloud, an AWS Hero and meetup organizer, a member of the IANS Faculty and Infragard, and received the SANS 2017 Difference Makers Award for security innovation. Teri holds numerous cloud security certifications, including the GSE, which many regard as one of the most challenging certifications to obtain in cybersecurity. She was a member of the original Capital One cloud team and has worked as Cloud Architect, Director of SAAS Engineering, and now CEO, helping companies secure their clouds. Teri has spoken at numerous conferences worldwide including AWS re:Invent, re:Inforce, RSA, OWASP AppSec Day, and Serverless Days, to name a few.

    • Cloud & Application Security
    • Security Research & Threats
    • Cloud and Web Application Penetration Testing
    • Security Automation
    • Cyber Risk Management

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Winner of the SANS Differences Makers Award in 2017
    • Organizer of Seattle AWS meetup which has almost 3,000 members
    • Presenter at information security conferences such as RSA, AWS re:Invent, Microsoft Build, ISACA Congress, OWASP AppSec Day, ServerlessDays London, and BSides
    • Published writer in Dark Reading, Infosecurity Magazine, Secplicity.com, and her own cloud security blog (https://medium.com/cloud-security)
    • Founding member of SANS Cloud Security Curriculum Advisory Board
    • Former Instructor at the SANS Institute
    • Author of widely referenced papers in the SANS Institute reading room

    Certifications & Credentials

    • BA, Business – University of Washington
    • MA, Software Engineering – Seattle University
    • MA, Information Security Engineering – SANS Technology Institute
    • AWS Security Hero – Amazon

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    Teri is an avid traveler and has visited all 50 states in the US. She also taught herself to program TI Basic in grade school.