Gideon T. Rasmussen

Cybersecurity Program Design & Assessments

Career Highlights

• Designed and implemented several cybersecurity programs
• Established strategic plans for multiple CISOs
• Presented to Boards of Directors and cybersecurity committees
• Established a NIST 800-53 information security program (10 projects)
• Established risk register processes and executive forums
• Implemented controls to preserve integrity of a presidential election
• Established penetration testing and dynamic scanning functions
• Established PCI payment card security program for a fortune 50 company
• Designed and led third party risk management programs
• Conducted cybersecurity risk assessments (threat landscape & controls analysis, insider threat, fraud and risk management - 500+ Controls)

Leadership Profile

Gideon Rasmussen is a Cybersecurity Management Consultant with over 20 years of experience in corporate and military organizations. Gideon has designed and led programs including Information Security (CISO), PCI - Payment Card Security, Third Party Risk Management, Application Security and Information Risk Management. Has diverse cybersecurity industry experience within banking, insurance, pharmaceuticals, DoD/USAF, state government, advertising and talent management.
Information Security Governance

Gideon has authored over 30 information security articles. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy and a recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award. Gideon has also completed the Bataan Memorial Death March (4 occurrences).

CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CISM, CIPP, ITILv3, NSA-IAM

Recent Projects: www.gideonrasmussen.com/projects.html
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