Use a evidence-based approach to first understanding the problem, build a solution that will address the root cause, then measure the results to ensure success.

Hi, I’m Dr. Ric Daza, I’ve worked in Information Technology (IT) for 25 + years and Information Assurance (IA) for the last 20 years. I started out on the technology side trying to solve the problems in IA, but the more root causes I discovered the more I realized the culprit was either a people or process failure and rarely technology one.

Latest Research

Completed a research study of the factors that comprise effective risk communication, decision-making, and measurement of IT risk..


CCIE (Routing & Switching), CCIE (Security), CISSP, CRISC, CISA, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, PMP, RHCE

Cybersecurity Contributions

I am a member of the National CyberWatch Center's Curriculum Standards Panel (NCC-CSP) for the Cybersecurity Foundation Series, in the Information Security Fundamentals (ISF) Standards Panel.

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