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Rick Dreger

Rick Dreger, President

Rick is president and co-founder of WaveGard. He has helped a wide range of clients solve complex cybersecurity challenges, including Fortune 100 companies, hospitals, law firms, associations, the Federal government, and dynamic mid-sized businesses. With experience that spans over 20 years, Rick’s expertise covers security program creation, risk intelligence assessments, next generation data protection, secure mobility, and wireless networking.

Rick obtained his Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Villanova and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering (EE/BME) from Duke University. Professionally, Rick maintains both his Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certifications. As a complement to his hands-on consulting experience Rick has been a contributor to Information Week, co-authored a McGraw Hill wireless security book, has hosted numerous cybersecurity presentations, and is actively teaching the capstone class for Georgetown University’s cybersecurity certificate course.

Year after year, WaveGard and their excellent team have helped our company continue to improve and implement the latest security standards. In an industry where data integrity and security are paramount, their expertise and creative thinking have not only made us more secure but more effective. They’re an indispensable asset to any company who values their network and data services.

Tom Higgins , Director of IT , Tate & Kirlin Associates