Eric Foster

Eric has 10 years’ experience in various roles in Information Security. Prior to co-founding Cascade Defense, Eric began his career as a Security Analyst, followed by overseeing a Spokane, WA based Managed Security Service before moving to a Solutions Engineering role. He has been involved in hundreds of firewall migrations and security solution implementations over the years for businesses of all sizes and verticals. Eric currently holds an NSE7 certification from Fortinet, and various industry standard IT security certifications.

Steve Sims

Steve brings 14 years of experience in IT and Security operations across multiple industries.  As an Air Force veteran, he began his career securing systems across the globe.  Since making his transition to civilian life, he has been involved in roles at every level of security operations, including Information Security Officer and Principal Security Consultant for major healthcare organizations.  Steve is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) that is dedicated to furthering education and awareness of security in the local community and beyond.

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Peter Johnson

Peter entered the technology world over 20 years ago with Cabletron systems.  While at Cabletron he sold switches, hubs and routers into every vertical across the United States and Canada.  He then spent five years in the carrier world working with Time Warner Telecom and XO communications before moving to the Data Center industry where he focused on colocation, cloud and network security. He is excited to bring his knowledge and experience to Cascade Defense where he will help grow and expand business in the ever changing and demanding world of network security!