Ron enjoys a global career spanning over 25 years supporting information security operations, critical infrastructure and enterprises in State and Federal markets, the Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in addition to private sector Transporation, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Biotech, Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical industries. His professional expertise includes business strategy, data analytics, information systems audit, regulatory compliance, project/program management, agile development and DevSecOps, security operations, computer forensics and cybersecurity disciplines.
Mr. Fulton has an undergraduate degree in Computer Technology, an MBA with a concentration in Finance as well as a Master's degree, MAS, in Public Safety - International Terrorism. He also has earned numerous industry certifications including SABSA Chartered Security Architect – Foundation Certificate (SCF), Certified Chief Information Security Officer - C|CISO and Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator - C|HFI, Certified Ethical Hacker – C|EH, Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Blockchain Professional - C|BP, Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), PMI Project Management Professional (PMP), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), SABSA Chartered Security Architect (SCF) and agile Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and ACP credentials along with a Master Certificate in ITIL Service Management. Mr. Fulton is also a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Provisional Assessor (PA) and Provisional Instructor (PI). He maintains active memberships in ISACA, the Project Management Institute (PMI), International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC²), International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), DRI International (DRII) and SANS.
Mr. Fulton is on the faculty and teaches graduate-level Cybersecurity & Risk Management, Leadership and Incident Response & Digital Forensics for the University of San Diego.