Rick Echevarria

Vice President & General Manager of Intel Platforms Security Division

Rick Echevarria is transforming hardware-enhanced and silicon-based security. Prior to this role, Rick was the general manager for Intel's small business and corporate segment. His responsibilities included hardware and software engineering, product line management, business development, sales and marketing, and strategic business planning. As the general manager for Intel Solutions Services, he built a worldwide professional services organization that helped companies capitalize on the value of Intel technologies. Rick has a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University and a master's degree in computer systems management from Union College.

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Intel At Money20/20: Designing The Future Of Secure Cyber Transactions With Hardware-based Security

Cybersecurity is fundamental to digital commerce; Intel hardware is a ubiquitous ingredient that powers more secure solutions. Today is one of the most exciting times to be at the crossroads of technology and financial services. Leaders in the...

2017: A Summer of Consensus

Earlier this summer, I initiated a blog series to help put blockchain news and technical advances into perspective for enterprise technologists. It took longer to write this next one as we’ve been busy working blockchain collaborations with...

Intel® Secure Device Onboard: Onboarding Billions of Devices Just Got Simpler

Today, at IoT Solution World Congress in Barcelona, Intel launched the Intel® Secure Device Onboard (Intel® SDO) service. Intel SDO vastly accelerates trusted onboarding of IoT devices—from minutes to seconds—with a zero-touch, automated process....

Collaborating with Microsoft to Strengthen Enterprise Blockchains

During Cyber Week 2017,  I spoke with industry experts where I shared Intel’s approach to cybersecurity and how to protect emerging industry opportunities like autonomous vehicles and blockchain. Intel’s approach to security starts with hardware...

KEEP IT SIMPLE Principle Protects Blockchains

Cryptocurrency and blockchains have been hot topics in the news over the last year. Most recently, GPU shortages, Ethereum pricing, Bitcoin segwit, and a $7M ICO web site hack have generated headlines that continue to signal the growing...

IoT Security in the Developer's Mind

Internet-enabled smart devices open up a new universe of possibilities for how consumers interact with the world.  But those same smart lightbulbs or TVs may pose a serious threat if their designers fail to strengthen the devices’ security protocols...

Intel Celebrates World Password Day

Passwords are our first line of defense against identity thieves, but most are vulnerable to hacking. If you do one thing to stay safe online this year, take five minutes to safeguard your logins with multi-factor authentication. The Fastest...

Now is the Time to be Proactive with Security

Security is Key Intel is motivated to help the industry obtain the best return on investment in cybersecurity. A strong cyber posture is core to winning and maintaining consumer satisfaction and confidence. So what can be done to help companies...

Intel Remains Committed To Security

It is with great excitement that I join Doug Fisher in extending my congratulations to McAfee partners and wish them the very best as they become one of the largest independent cybersecurity companies in the industry.  Our continued work with...

The second coming of blockchain

Blockchain is coming to a transaction near you. Perhaps not in its current form as Bitcoin, but in a second incarnation, where it will be used for medical records, financial transactions, contract fulfillment, or supply chain traceability. It will...

Join My Talk at RSA: How Hardware Can Help Defend Against Modern Threats

Speaking at RSA I will be speaking at this year’s RSA Conference, discussing how hardware-based security is, and will continue to be, instrumental in defending against emerging threats and how Intel will continue to invest in this area. The RSA...

Security Innovation Must Effectively Address Cyber Risks

Intel & Hardware-based Security Intel launched a new set of 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors this week, and with them come practical advances in cybersecurity. These advancements are critical at this point in time, as cyber threats lurk around...

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