Chief Information Security Officer \ Managing Partner
With a rich history spanning over two decades in the realm of IT, Managed Services, and Cybersecurity, Erick Wilson brings an unparalleled depth of knowledge and experience to his role as CISO. Holding a BS in Information Systems and Cybersecurity, Erick's accolades further include the distinguished IDCP - z/OS Systems Expert certification from Marist College. He boasts an impressive array of technical certifications: from Cisco Certified Network Associate and Certified Ethical Hacker to ITIL Foundations and more.
Erick's career traces back to seminal roles with titans like Bank of America, where he navigated the challenges of internal vulnerabilities, and Taylor Morrison, where he served as a dedicated network analyst. In his career, he has orchestrated pivotal cybersecurity projects, notably the implementation of security controls aligned with standards like CIS and NIST.
Recognized as a Top Tech Influencer and Innovator by 904 Magazine and honored as the Jacksonville IT Council Small Business Leader of the Year, Erick's accomplishments speak volumes. He's been a linchpin at our MSP for over 15 years. Under his stewardship, the company has pivoted towards a novel client-centric approach, prioritizing relationship-building over mere KPIs. Erick’s clientele ranges from giants like Anheuser Busch's local distributor and the Jacksonville Jaguars to vital local businesses. He has a pronounced focus on industries that face escalating cyber threats - from real estate developers and title companies to attorneys and medical offices.
Erick is not just a professional, but a thought leader. He's spoken extensively on the evolving landscape of cyber insurance for MSPs and has been a notable presence on industry panels, sharing insights on MSP security and service packaging. He's proudly affiliated with the esteemed organization, MSP Ignite.
On a personal note, Erick's journey into cybersecurity was sparked by youthful curiosity—a penchant for understanding hacking techniques that later translated into a passionate academic and professional pursuit. He firmly believes that while cyber threats loom large, with the right preventive measures, businesses can be fortified against them. Outside the rigors of cybersecurity, Erick's joys are simple and profound: being a father, indulging in saltwater fishing, boating, traveling with family, and reveling in the world of music.