Ric Messier, Program Director of Cyber Security and Computer Forensics, CPS

Meet Ric Messier, MS, GCIH, GSEC, CEH, CISSP

Ric Messier, MS, GCIH, GSEC, CEH, CISSP is the Program Director for the Cyber Security, Computer Forensics & Digital Investigations and Economic Crime Investigation bachelor's degree programs, as well as the Digital Forensic Science and Information Security Operations master's degree programs at Champlain College Online.

Ric has been involved in the networking and security arena since the early 1980s. He has worked at large Internet service providers and small software companies developing knowledge and experience about a range of topics related to networking and security. Ric has also been involved on incident response teams and has been consulted on forensic investigations for large companies.

An established author and expert in the field, Ric has published several articles for Hakin9 Magazine, developed a number of video training titles with O'Reilly Media and written a certification guide for McGraw-Hill on the GIAC Security Essentials certification. In 2014, he authored a book on cloud security for Syngress.