CIO and Chief Security Fanatic
An expert in cybersecurity and network infrastructure, Nick Espinosa has consulted with clients ranging from the small business owners up to Fortune 100 level companies. Since the age of 9 he’s been on a first name basis with technology, building computers and programming in multiple languages. Landing his first IT job at age 15, Nick founded Windy City Networks, Inc at 19 and joined forces in 2013 with BSSi2. In 2015 Nick created Security Fanatics, the Cybersecurity/Cyberwarfare division of BSSi2 dedicated to designing custom Cyberdefense strategies for medium to enterprise corporations.
Columnist for SmartFile, award winning co-author of the bestselling cybersecurity book "Easy Prey," and host of The Deep Dive radio show on 101.3FM WHIW, Nick is known as an industry thought leader and sought after for his advice on the future of technology and how it will impact every day businesses and consumers. Nick is an accomplished speaker and regularly speaks to audiences about Cybersecurity, technology and business management.
As a member of the Board of Advisors for Roosevelt University's Center for Cyber and Information Security, Nick is helping them create a NSA certified curriculum that will help the Cybersecurity/Cyberwarfare community to keep defending our government, people and corporations from Cyber threats globally. In 2017 Nick was accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives, and is a regular contributor of articles which are published on forbes.com.
Nick has designed, built, and implemented multinational networks, encryption systems, and multi-tiered infrastructures as well as small business environments. He is passionate about emerging technology and enjoys creating, breaking, and fixing test environments.
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