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Teri Radichel provides cyber security assessments, pen testing, and research services through her company, 2nd Sight Lab.

Her career started in telecommunications and networking in 1994. She gravitated to software programming, having learned BASIC from a book in grade school. After obtaining a Master of Software Engineering in 2000, she started a software consulting and web hosting business and served customers ranging from startups to Fortune 500. In 2011, she joined Capital One Investing and led a team working on large-scale back office systems. In 2013, she started the Seattle AWS Architects & Engineers Meetup. She moved to the cloud engineering team to help Capital One migrate production workloads to AWS and then the security operations team to help with security automation. At WatchGuard Technologies, she architected a secure CICD deployment pipeline based on her SANS white paper, Balancing Security and Innovation With Event Driven Automation.

She has a number of SANS certifications and received the SANS 2017 Difference Makers award. You can follower her on Twitter at @teriradichel.


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