Chris Nickerson is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) whose main area of expertise is focused on Red Team Testing and Social Engineering. In order to help companies better defend and protect their critical data and key information systems, he has created a blended methodology to assess, implement, and manage information security realistically and effectively. At Lares, Chris leads a team of security consultants who conduct Security Risk Assessments, which can cover everything from penetration testing, Application Testing and Vulnerability assessments, to policy design, Social Engineering, Penetration Testing, Red Team Testing and Regulatory compliance testing. Prior to starting Lares, Chris was Director of Security Services at Alternative Technology, a Sr. IT compliance at KPMG, Chief Security Architect at Sprint Corporate Security, and developed an enterprise security design as network engineer for an international law firm. Chris is a member of OWASP, ISACA Denver and is also a featured member of TruTV's Tiger Team, a reality television program showing the activities of actual penetration tests and active assessments.