Executive Team - David Rippel


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David Rippel


David Rippel brings more than 15 years of technical experience in all aspects of Information Technology and Information Security. As a member of our consulting team, David has participated on numerous client engagements relevant to Security Assessments and the Security Posture Process. While his expertise is broad in all aspects of Information Technology, he has specialized in Security related technology. David has led technical security teams and has been a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) for more than seven (7) years with a proven track record of solving the most complex technical challenges in innovative ways.


His work history includes senior level engineering and management positions in both the private and government sectors. His extensive knowledge and experience includes developing, implementing, and administering scalable multi-tiered, state-of-the-art security technology infrastructures and support. He brings demonstrated expertise in gathering business requirements, business process analysis, setting policies and standards, trouble shooting, tuning, and system evaluation.


David has a wide versatility in multiple computing environments, with a strong understanding of multiple security products. He has directed and participated in the selection of hardware and software, building proof-of concept/ pilot projects aiding in deployment of enterprise-wide systems.


CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker)
RHCE (RedHat Certified Engineer)
CISSP (#47554 Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
Bluecoat (BCCPP)
CheckPoint (CCSE+NGX)
CompTIA (A+, Network+)
F5 Networks (F5-SEL LTM)
Microsoft (MCP)
RSA (CSE) (DLP, enVision, SecurID)
Symantec (CCS, SEP, SNAC, SSIM, DLP)


AS, Computer Information Systems
Tampa Technical Institute (Tampa, FL)