Richard Haag, Vice President Compliance Services

Richard Haag provides information security consulting and assessment services to a wide range of clients in the payments industry including Transaction Processors, Card Issuers, Financial Institutions, Call Centers, Data Centers, and Merchants.

Mr. Haag has more than 20 years of experience in computer and network security consulting, system implementation, and implementation of secure development lifecycles (SDLC). Experience also includes system design, OO programming, Oracle database management, security architecture, Windows security administration, Linux/Unix admiration, and Network firewall management.

Since 2006, Richard has worked as a lead assessor on more than 150 PCI engagements, ranging from small start-ups to Fortune 100 financial institutions. He works closely with clients to understand their business and their technical environment. As a lead assessor, Richard performs technical interviews, network and firewall reviews, and analyzes policies and procedures. Richard ensures that our clients understand the areas that do not meet PCI Security requirements. He prepares detailed recommendations on how to remedy out-of-compliance conditions, considering the environment and utilizing both his own expertise and that of other Intersec Worldwide consultants.

In addition to PCI, Richard Haag has performed PA-DSS assessments, Token Service Provider Assessments, Fed-Line, FISMA, PIN-Security audits and performed penetration testing. Richard is based in Texas and services Intersec’s global customers.

Certifications Include:

  • MBA
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
  • PCI-QSA – PCI-Certified Qualified Security Assessor
  • P2PE-QSA
  • Qualified PIN Assessor (QPA)
  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
  • Certified TG-3 Assessor – (CTGA)