Gideon Rasmussen is an Information Security Risk Manager with over 15 years experience in corporate and military organizations. His management background includes responsibility for security throughout an organization, IT operations management, and establishment of compliance programs. Audit experience includes assessments of entire organizations, IT departments, large corporate data centers, hosting providers and secure operations centers.

Gideon aligns with business management and considers how security initiatives can reduce risk and provide competitive advantage. Researches security vulnerability and compromise trends and develops strategies to combat emerging threats. Recognized as a change agent. Has proven problem solving, project management, and interpersonal skills. Effects cultural change through awareness programs and security advocacy.

Gideon is currently employed as SVP, Risk Control Officer at a large financial institution. Past positions include SVP, eCommerce Security by Design, SVP Program Architecture and Initiations, PCI Compliance Manager, Information Security Officer, Director of Technical Operations and Infrastructure Security Manager.

Gideon has authored over 30 information security articles. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy and a recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award. Gideon has also completed the Bataan Memorial Death March (2012, 2013 and 2014).