Mark D. Rasch,
Security Evangelist, Verizon
Mark Rasch is a Security Evangelist for Verizon Enterprise Solutions (VES) where he helps develop strategy and messaging for the Information Security team.
Rasch’s career spans more than 25 years of corporate and government cybersecurity, computer privacy, regulatory compliance, computer forensics and incident response. He is trained as a lawyer and, prior to joining Verizon was a recognized author of numerous security- and privacy-related articles. Prior to joining Verizon, he taught courses in cybersecurity, law, policy and technology at various colleges and universities, including the George Mason University, Georgetown University, University of Maryland, and the American University School of Law. He has been was active with the American Bar Association’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Committees and the Computers, Freedom and Privacy Conference.
Rasch had worked as the cyber law editor for SecurityCurrent.com, as chief privacy officer for SAIC, and as director and managing director at various information security consulting companies, including CSC, FTI Consulting, Global Integrity Corp., Predictive Systems, and Solutionary.
Earlier in his career, Rasch was with the U.S. Department of Justice where he led the Department’s efforts to investigate and prosecute cyber and high-technology crime, starting the computer crime unit within the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section, efforts which eventually led to the creation of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Criminal Division.
Prior to joining Verizon, Mark was a frequent commentator in the media on issues related to information security, including ABC News, BBC, CBC, CNN, Fox News, NBC News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, among others.