Companies are facing a new “shadow IT” pandemic during COVID-19 as employees are finding their own solutions to information technology problems that often violate existing security policy.
Co-Founder and CTO at Wickr
Chris Howell is Wickr’s co-founder, co-author of numerous patents for Wickr’s underlying technology and CTO responsible for technical strategy, security architecture and product design. Prior to Wickr, Chris spent nearly a decade in law enforcement with the NJ Office of the Attorney General/Division of Criminal Justice specializing in computer crime investigation and forensics. He also spent several years in the private sector, working in information security and incident response with Pershing, a financial services company, and in application security consulting with Aspect Security, an application security consulting firm.