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Fred Rica is a skilled technology professional with significant experience in cybersecurity, and technology risk management. He is a nationally recognized authority on the subject of cybersecurity and has performed or managed hundreds of security assessment, design and implementation projects of large and complex processing environments.

Over the course of his career, he has addressed cyber and technology risk issues in identity management, vulnerability management, incident response, compliance management, organizational design and governance across a broad range of industries. Fred has helped some of the world’s foremost users of technology solve complex risk management issues. Mr. Rica’s clients have included some of the Fortune 500’s most recognizable brands in financial services, telecommunications, technology, consumer products, industrial manufacturing, government and multi-lateral organizations.

Fred is a frequent presenter and commenter on the topic of cybersecurity and risk and has spoken at numerous conferences including the Black Hat Briefings, RSA and the NACD. Fred is often quoted in major print media and has appeared on CNN, CNBC, FOX and other major networks.

Quick facts


• Vice President, Executive Board – Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council
• Member – Cybersecurity Advisory Board, Rutgers University
• Member – Cyber Advisory Board, Pace University


BA/Finance – Rutgers University

  • Damage Control: Addressing Reputational Harm After a Data Breach – Information Week (2023)
  • Behavioral Biometrics: A Safe Middle Ground for the Fight Against Financial Fraud – Global Association of Risk Professionals (2023)
  • 10 benefits of security performance metrics for CISOs – CSO Online (2023)
  • IT Risk & Compliance Platforms: A Buyer’s Guide – Cyber Risk Alliance (2023)
  • Cybersecurity performance measurement for CISOs – CSO Online (2023)
  • Bad Data: Is Cybersecurity Data Any Good at All? – InformationWeek (2023)
  • AI as an existential threat: The story so far – SC Media (2023)