Rich Gardner

Rich is a Principal Solution Architect for XM Cyber. Rich has been in information technology for about 25 years now and has been focused on cybersecurity for the past 18 years of his career. His information security experience ranges from pentesting to security architecture along with several years of managing teams. Rich has had the pleasure of working in a wide range of business verticals ranging from global telecommunication's providers to broadcast and top financial industries. Within each of those industry verticals, he has had a direct impact on how businesses secure assets and provide a defense in depth approach to cybersecurity. Today, he is helping organizations to take a more offensive approach to security in order to help defend digital assets. Rich currently holds and actively maintains his CISSP, CISM, CGEIT certifications and recently obtained his AWS Solution Architect Associate certification.