CISO-Director of IT Security

Rick Aldridge

Ricky Aldridge brings a unique combination of experience and education in the triad of Cyber, Data & Product Management to solve today’s complex problems and deliver world-class products and services. - Extensive experience in the design and development of IT architectures deployed into different types of architectures (Public, Private, Hybrid, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, FaaS, SOA, APIs, microservices, and serverless). - Experience with multiple cloud provider ecosystems, including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Heroku, and Alibaba Cloud. - Experience with containerization platforms such a Docker and Kubernetes. - Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management aka DevOps/DevSecOps (Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Ansible, and Terraform). - Experience with a broad range of security technologies, including nextgen firewalls, DLP, NAC, IDS/IPS, IdAM, SIEM, CASBs, endpoint protection, anti-malware, forensics, and vulnerability management. - Working knowledge of SAST, DAST, IAST, RASP, and WAF solutions, - Strong scripting skills (Python, Powershell, and Bash). - Daily operational experience in either Linux or Windows server environments - Knowledge and training in Robotic Process Automation (UiPath & Automation Anywhere) - Knowledge and training in MLOps and AI platforms (H2O, DataRobot) - Deep expertise in Python, R, SQL, Tableau, and Power BI. - Experience architecting Big Data cloud solutions (ETL, Data Lakes, Real-Time Analytics, Hadoop/Spark, Visualization). - Knowledge of Cloud Database fundamentals (Azure SQL, RDS, DynamoDB, CosmosDB, MongoDB). - Diverse analytics background in Cyber Analytics, Healthcare Analytics, and Supply Chain Analytics.. - Value-added experience in the 3Ps - Product Management, Program Management, and Project Management. - Working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture frameworks and governance architectures (TOGAF, ADM, SAFe and ITIL,). - Experience in lean methodologies (Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, Six Sigma, FMEA, A3, 5S, etc.). - Knowledge of Security Frameworks (NIST, ISO, COBIT, CSA STAR) and Compliance/Regulatory requirements (PCI, HIPAA, FedRamp, and GDPR).

Current Role

  • Company Name: Northern Arizona Healthcare
  • Job Title: CISO-Director of IT Security
  • Start Date: April 2022
  • Company Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Location: United States



Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  Bloomberg LP
  • Job Title:  Healthcare Administrator (MSC Officer)
  • Start Date:  December 2013