Rick McElroy

Principal Security Strategist, VMware Carbon Black

Rick McElroy, Head of Security Strategy for Carbon Black, has 20 years of security experience educating and advising organizations on reducing their risk posture and tackling tough security challenges. He has held security positions with the US Department of Defense, and in several industries including retail, insurance, entertainment, cloud computing and higher education. McElroy’s experience ranges from performing penetration testing to building and leading security programs. He is currently a certified CISSP, CSIM and CRISC. As a United States Marine, McElroy’s work included physical security and counterterrorism services. His current role takes him all over the world working with organizations to improve their security strategies and speaking on security and privacy.