Richard Peters, CISA, CISSP, QSA is a senior information security advisor, specializing in cybersecurity and compliance. He serves as a leader for UHY Consulting’s Technology, Risk & Compliance group. Richard brings more than nineteen years of experience managing, performing, and delivering information technology security solutions, including technology risk management, IT auditing, IT security assessments, compliance assessments, attack-and-penetration testing services, and security analysis in domestic and global entities in the energy, technology, medical, financial, and manufacturing industries.
Richard is skilled in designing, assessing, and testing against multiple security standards and frameworks. He has extensive experience within the penetration-testing niche for applications, networks, and hardware. He is also skilled in client/server environments, mainframes, and databases, as well as application and hardware.
Richard was director at Berkeley Research Group, Cybersecurity, and Engagement Manager at Jefferson Wells International, Cybersecurity. He also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston and is a frequent speaker for security conferences throughout the US. His security expertise has been cited in numerous newspaper, digital, and magazine articles, and he’s been an expert witness for cybersecurity-relevant legal matters.