Archie Riviera was named Abacus Technology’s Vice President of Cloud Technologies and Information Assurance (Cloud/IA) in February 2008. He is responsible for the leadership in Abacus business development efforts in Cloud computing and growing IT programs in the area of Cyber Security (Information Assurance). Archie oversees the company’s contract with the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (DOI/BSEE). His team supports DOI/BSEE in every facet of Infrastructure Service and Support. They perform Systems and Network engineering and administration; Cyber Security including support for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Continuous Diagnostic Monitoring (CDM) program at DOI/BSEE. In addition, his team provides Service Desk and Deskside support; Asset Management; Integration Engineering; Application support; Active Directory support; and other aspects of support for the Operations and Maintenance of the DOI/BSEE enterprise systems.
In prior years, he managed the company’s FAA Safety Office support. This included security surveys of several US and International airports. He also managed a project to provide secure passport production for the Philippines. The proposed passport system (as selected by the Philippine government) included the use of dual biometrics (fingerprints and facial recognition) as a method to prevent fraudulent passport printing.
Prior to 2008, Archie served as the Senior Director of Consulting Services for Symantec Corporation. He managed the US Federal Consulting group. At Symantec he had over 50 consultants supporting the US Navy, US Civilian agencies, and several Intelligence agencies.
Archie earned his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from John Carroll University in Cleveland, OH.