Rudy Messex is a 30-year veteran of Department of Defense data centers throughout the world, both fixed facilities and temporary data center nodes. He has secured some of the most of mission critical and sensitive networks for operations, tactical planning, and defense intelligence. His last 8 years in the Department of Defense leveraged his data center experience to conduct vulnerability research and penetration testing against data centers, industrial equipment manufacturing devices, and devices connected to the Internet of Things. He has briefed and given demonstrations to staff members of the congress of the United States and senior members of the United States Military. Rudy is certified by GIAC as an incident responder and holds a CISSP certification from ISC2. He is also co-author of the AFCOM white paper, Security 2020: Critical Awareness and Response and a contributor to ISECOM’s Hacker High School Curriculum.
- Security Solutions Consultant
- Company: SonicWall Inc.