Rich Owen has over 50 years of experience in the field of information protection. He is a past International President of the Information Systems Security Association and a member of the Information Security Hall of Fame. A decade serving in the US Army Security Agency (in conjunction with NSA). The “Computer Security Official” at MISSION Operations, Johnson Space Center, NASA. The Texas Attorney General’s Office to design and activate an information protection program. Next, the “Data Security Manager” for “Dell Americas” then on to “Optimal Information Security Services, Inc.” as their “Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)”and the “Virtual Information Security Officer (VISO)”. As Cyber concerns continued to grow, the Financial Sector called out for help, Rich now was the “Director of Security” for “Early Warning Services, LLC. (EWS)”. EWS is a private company, co-owned by seven of the larger US Banks)” and protecting all your financial information where he served for many years. As law enforcement sensitive information was being used, “American Traffic Solutions, Inc. (ATS)” [aka; “red-light cameras at intersections”) needed him as their “Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)”.
Currently, as CEO, Johnny Security Seed, LLC and as a “Cyber Security Consultant”, he is helping individuals and companies protect their information. However, one great love of his is writing and as an author, Rich has begun a series of books to promote an interest in Cyber Security for today’s youth (3 books out there).
Mr. Owen knows the value of information and the “Goldmine the Information Represents”