Richard Hicks

Richard M. Hicks (MCP, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP:EA, MCSA, MVP) is a network and information security expert specializing in Microsoft technologies. He is the founder and principal consultant of Richard M. Hicks Consulting, Inc. and is focused on helping organizations large and small implement DirectAccess, VPN, PKI, and a wide variety of networking and security solutions on Microsoft and third-party platforms. As a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP, he has traveled around the world speaking to network engineers, security administrators, and IT professionals about Microsoft networking and security. Richard has more than 20 years of experience working in large scale corporate computing environments and has designed and deployed perimeter defense and secure remote access solutions for some of the largest companies in the world. Richard is the author of *Implementing DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016 *(Apress Media, ISBN 978-1-4842-2058-0). Follow him at