Richard Shinnick, former NSA advisor and Air Force veteran, is the Founder of Touchstone Security with 35+ years of experience in the computer security industry providing advice on cyber risks and cloud technology. For a decade Mr. Shinnick developed and taught Cyber Security courses at Columbia University, New York University, the University of Barcelona, and others. Mr. Shinnick served in the United States Air Force Electronic Security Command as an Airborne Cryptologic Linguist in the Rivet Joint Program during the Cold War and was an advisor to the NSA. He holds a B.S. degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.