Fred Touchette

Fred Touchette - AppRiver Headshot (New)Fred Touchette joined AppRiver in February 2007 as a Senior Security Analyst.  Touchette is primarily responsible for evaluating security controls and identifying potential risks.  He provides advice, research support, project management services, and information security expertise to assist in designing security solutions for new and existing applications.  During his tenure at AppRiver, Touchette has been instrumental in accessing critical IT threats and implementing safeguard strategies and recommendations.

Touchette holds many technical certifications, including CCNA, COMP-TIA Security+, GPEN –GIAC Network Penetration Tester and GREM – GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware through the SANS initiative.  He is highly regarded as an expert on email and Internet-based cyberthreats, and has been referenced in several top technology publications including USA Today,, Dark Reading and more.

Articles by Fred Touchette

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. But a laptop was open, the network logged on, and unfortunately for its owner, his security had gone. Unbeknownst to our user, and all others that care, this laptop had malware it wanted to share. It flew …