Richard Hicks (MCP, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP:EA, Enterprise Security MVP) is a network and information security expert specializing in Microsoft technologies. As a five-time Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), he has traveled around the world speaking to network engineers, security administrators, and IT professionals about Microsoft edge security and remote access solutions.
With nearly two decades experience working in large scale corporate computing environments, Richard has designed and deployed perimeter defense and secure remote access solutions for some of the largest companies in the world. He is a regular contributor on the message boards here at ISAserver.org, and frequently blogs about Forefront TMG and Microsoft DirectAccess.
Richard is the Director of Sales Engineering for Iron Networks, a Microsoft OEM partner developing secure remote access, network virtualization, and converged cloud infrastructure solutions. Richard lives and works in beautiful, sunny Southern California.