Rick Howard

CSO, Chief Analyst, Senior Fellow, CyberWire

Rick is the Chief Analyst, CSO, and Senior Fellow at The CyberWire. His prior jobs include Palo Alto Networks CSO, TASC CISO, iDefense GM, Counterpane Global SOC Director, and the Commander of the U.S. Army’s Computer Emergency Response Team. He helped found the Cyber Threat Alliance and the Cybersecurity Canon project. Rick holds a Master of Computer Science degree from the Naval Postgraduate School and an engineering degree from the US Military Academy. He has published many academic papers on security and has contributed to two books: “Cyber Fraud: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures” and “Cyber Security Essentials.”