Ray Bernard

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Ray Bernard, is President and Principal Consultant of RBCS. He is a security consultant and author who has provided pivotal direction and advice in IT and physical security for over 27 years. Ray has led many noteworthy IT and physical security projects for businesses of all sizes, including international airports, nuclear disarmament facilities, sports stadiums, water districts, electric utilities, manufacturing plants and multiple-tower high-rise facilities.

Prior to his involvement in physical security, Ray worked for two decades in industrial controls, computer software and embedded systems firmware design and development, as well as electronic information security.

Recently, Ray added two new services to the RBCS consulting portfolio: Cyber Liability Insurance Optimization for which he has teamed up with Grace Crickette, one of the leading experts on cyber liability insurance, and Physical Security Technology Strategic Investment Planning, teaming with D6 Research – a research and advisory firm to Fortune 1000 companies.

He also writes the award-winning Real Words or Buzzwords? article series for SecurityInfoWatch.com. Ray’s Elsevier book on physical security and IT convergence is available on Amazon.

Ray was named as one of the IFSEC Top 50 Fire and Security Global Influencers for 2018, #12 among 20 named to the Security Thought Leadership category. Ray was previously named one of security’s Top 10 Movers and Shakers of 2006 by Security Technology & Design magazine.

Ray is also a subject matter faculty member of the Security Executive Council.