"I would highly recommend Gideon as the security partner you want along side your business. Gideon's focused yet diverse background will deliver to your organization that rare combination of a trusted information security advisor that understands and appreciates the business needs that drive decisions. His partnership was outstanding during our direct business initiatives." (January 29, 2009)
      Ginny Coffey, Senior Vice President, worked directly with Gideon at Large Financial Institution

"Gideon established our ISBC merchant PCI compliance program and security risk ranking methodology. He works closely with senior business executives and has assisted with onboarding large merchants. Gideon is known for his deep information security expertise and business acumen. Extremely capable team player!" (August 19, 2007)
      Shawn Lee worked directly with Gideon at Large Financial Institution

"Gideon not only brings a tremendous knowledge of information security but also a zeal for innovation. He is not content with the status quo, but is constantly looking for ways to improve himself, business processes, and those around him. This is all balanced by his business acumen, which he uses to successfully engage business partners, both internal and external to the company. During the time I have worked with Gideon, he has been a role model to me and to others. Overall, he's a great asset to any organization that he works for." (September 20, 2007)
      Mike White worked directly with Gideon at Large Financial Institution

"I have had the pleasure to work with Gideon for the past 18 months. For approximately 6 months we worked on the same team performing information security risk audits on third party vendors to Bank of America. I found Gideon's auditing approach to be risk-based as well as extremely thorough. I also worked directly with Gideon on a project to rewrite the bank's online vendor information security self-assessment questionnaire. I was impressed with the depth and breath of Gideon's knowledge regarding information security standards and controls. He used this knowledge to help improve our vendor management program which has a direct impact on reducing information security risk to the bank. Gideon is very well respected within our information security organization as well as within the greater INFOSEC community." (August 30, 2007)
      Rich Larsen worked directly with Gideon at Large Financial Institution

"Gideon was a major contributor and innovator on our Supplier Assessment Program. He was instrumental for the on-line question Security Assessment re-write. He created the on-site assessment project plan and was a strong contributor to the new supplier assessment standards and practices. Each project was complex, involving numerous data sources and teams. Gideon is a well-rounded information security professional. I highly recommend him." (November 29, 2006)
      Robert Lejarre worked directly with Gideon at Large Financial Institution

"Gideon is a well rounded Information Security Professional. While at Pfizer he effectively addressed a wide variety of enterprise security risks & interacted well with executives, management & staff. Gideon is talented with deep technical skills, strong leadership qualities & creativity in finding solutions to complex problems. I would hire Gideon on again or work with him without hesitation." (March 18, 2006)
      Larry Mraz managed Gideon at Pfizer, Inc.

"Gideon is a consummate INFOSEC professional and team leader. His technical prowess mixed with superior communication and leadership skills allow Gideon to consistently meet goals and always exceed expectations. I have spent most of my professional career around INFOSEC professionals from which Gideon is clearly the cream of the crop. In short, anytime I have a need in the realm of INFOSEC, Gideon is the first person I think of to lead the project and team." (August 26, 2007)
      Roger Barranco managed Gideon at CyberGuard

"I had the unique pleasure of working with Gideon as he implemented an information security program at CyberGuard. His efforts were integral to the Common Criteria EAL4+ certification. Gideon's extensive INFOSEC knowledge, and his passion for freely sharing security awareness ideas, was the catalyst for my decision to take the CISSP. Today, he is my INFOSEC mentor. I strongly recommend him." (August 26, 2007)
      Doug Egan worked directly with Gideon at CyberGuard

"Gideon is a skilled security professional, with his expertise expending into Sarbanes Oxley, Unix security and routing protocols. While at CyberGuard he initiated a strong security culture with in the organization. It was a pleasure working with Gideon and I look forward to working with him in the future." (July 8, 2006)
      Shehzad Ashfaq worked directly with Gideon at CyberGuard

"Gideon is a highly skilled Security Professional. He was one of the go to guys at CyberGuard when anyone in the entire company needed an answer to an Information Security question."
(May 31, 2006)
      Andrew Snider worked directly with Gideon at CyberGuard

"Gideon is a versatile security professional. He improved our security posture by conducting internal control audits and championing remediation. Gideon also established a security culture by publishing a comprehensive security policy and explaining to employees why security is important. I was able to rely on him for his network security expertise. It was a pleasure working with Gideon."
(April 19, 2006)
      James DiVietri worked directly with Gideon at CyberGuard

"Gideon implemented a strong information security program and was willing to bring together departments from around the world in our organization. He was also able to get management to endorse the program. As an auditor, he was very through and quite knowledgeable about where to look for security issues." (April 18, 2006)
      Ray Artz worked directly with Gideon at CyberGuard

"I worked with Gideon directly during 2005 on a Sarbanes Oxley compliance project for CyberGuard Corporation. He conducted the systems security audit. His work on this project was exemplary. I highly recommend him for any position which requires a security professional with an advanced skill set." (March 30, 2006)
      Darcy Soleil worked directly with Gideon at CyberGuard

"Gideon had a profound impact on our INFOSEC program. He established a general security policy, a security organization and an incident response program. His awareness program consisted of security briefings, posters, e-mail, a security site and office space reviews. Gideon also conducted Sarbanes Oxley control audits to help prepare us for an external assessment. I highly recommend him." (March 20, 2006)
      Andrew Tate worked directly with Gideon at CyberGuard

"Gideon is a rare breed of security professional. He understands the intricacies of information security and implemented a comprehensive security program at our company. Gideon is also a talented technical writer. I will always want to work with him." (March 17, 2006)
      Issac Museong Kim worked directly with Gideon at CyberGuard

"Gideon is one the rare folks in the industry that understands the importance of the details while maintaining the big picture. During my time at CyberGuard I had the opportunity to learn from Gideon. He is top-rate engineer with a thorough knowledge of networking from DNS to routing to some obscure portions of the TCP protocol." (March 13, 2006)
      Kwan Lowe worked directly with Gideon at CyberGuard

"During his time with the eBusiness Risk Solutions division, Gideon was instrumental in hardening our cyber insurance web platform using his deep knowledge of infrastructure security, auditing and project management. Gideon also demonstrated business acumen while advising our underwriters on how to evaluate the riskiness of a client based on their responses to a security assessment, and in vetting strategic alliance candidates. Gideon is a CSO caliber information security professional." (August 27, 2007)
      Lisbi Abraham managed Gideon at AIG

"I remain very impressed with Gideon's deep knowledge and experience in the areas of security, infrastructure and applications. He was responsible for security and operations of AIG sites that provide insurance against cybercrime, a formidable and symbolic target for cyberhackers. Gideon's knowledge, thoroughness, attention to detail, and diligence was pivotal in effectively defending those sites." (March 14, 2006)
      Mohan Tavorath was Gideon's client at AIG

"During my stint at AIG at CTO of the AIG / D&B joint venture I had the opportunity to work alongside Gideon Rasmussen. I remain highly impressed at the range of depth of Gideon's skills within Information Security. Gideon exhibited the extraordinary combination of technical skill, judgment, insight, wisdom and professionalism that is so valued within the Information Security field." (March 12, 2006)
      Joel Plaut managed Gideon indirectly at AIG