Rick Withers

Rick Withers, CPP

Principal at Triad Consulting & System Design Group

Mr. Withers, the Consulting Practice Lead for Triad Consulting & System Design Group, is an internationally recognized expert in technical/logical, physical, and operational security with over 35 years of experience within the security industry. He is the Co-Chairman of the ASIS Security Applied Sciences Council and former Chair of the ITSC. His extensive background covers development, creation, and expansion of physical, operational and technology security elements supporting security operations. A retired U.S. Marine Corps Counterintelligence Officer, he provides a solid hands-on background in TSCM, force protection, counter-terrorism, and counter-espionage. He served as a Deputy Federal Security Director with TSA and also served as the first CSO for the 4th largest telecommunication company in the nation implementing a robust enterprise security program for physical, personnel, information and cyber security.

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