Trace Ridpath

Trace is a Senior Cybersecurity Leader with years of comprehensive experience in management & hands on security design and implementation. He’s an outstanding communicator, known for creating vision, and gaining executive support. A US Navy veteran and proud public servant Trace is passionate about driving cyber risk reduction and creating a culture of security. Having performed in ever progressive cybersecurity roles across multiple organizations for the state of Colorado he’s learned cybersecurity from the ground up and plays a vital role in crafting the organization’s strategic direction.


– Security Governance & Risk Management
– State/Federal Compliance
– Incident Response Management
– Policy Development & Enforcement
– Disaster Recovery Planning
– System Forensics & Analysis
– IT Security Change Management
– Budget, Procurement, & Contract Management
– Strategic Planning

Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) Secret Security Clearance-State & Local
Certified HIPAA Security Professional, 2010
COMPtia Security +, 2010

Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), ITIL, ISO, NIST, FISMA, COBIT, OWASP, PCI, Retina / ISS Scan Tools, Smart Tokens, Advance Encryption Standards (AES), Access Control List (ACL), Role Based Access Control (RBAC), Privilege Separation Systems, Firewalls, Distributed Ledger, Cloud Computing, Security Architecture