Randy Armknecht, named one of Consulting Magazine’s Top 35 Consultants under 35, is currently leading Protiviti’s Chicago Security & Privacy consulting practice which provides a variety of security services from governance program reviews and strategic direction to technical exploitation and incident response. Over the last 14 years in the field he has experienced a variety of roles from developer and network admin to lead investigator and security architect. Randy is a frequent speaker on the topic of cybersecurity at venues such as conferences, IIA/ISACA chapter meetings, executive sessions, and multiple universities.
Cyber Security Programs:
Leveraged his B.S. in Computer Engineering and M.S. Computer Security in the evaluation of a Bluetooth based communications protocol between an IoT device and mobile application.
Assisted multiple companies in the integration of secure coding principals into existing software development life cycles, both waterfall and agile.
Security Programs & Strategy
Secure Systems Architecture
B.S. Computer Engineering Technology, DeVry University
M.S. Computer Security, DePaul University
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
AWS Certified Solutions Architect (AWS CSA-A)
Former EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE)
Former SANS GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)