Dan Fritsche, CISSP

Founder and President

Helping connect organizations to solve today’s IT and cybersecurity challenges

Alpine was founded to fulfill a passion to help businesses, and the people that work in them, overcome today's cybersecurity challenges and succeed in new ways by leveraging the untapped value that an innovate approach to security can provide. With a background of over 20 years in technology, security and compliance, Alpine's skill set can help virtually any business learn how to leverage innovative security technologies with the result of translating security investments into tangible business value.

Professional Certification History

Dates obtained

3DS Assessor (EMV 3-D Secure) - 2017

(PCI- P2PE QSA (Point-to-Point Encryption Qualified Security Assessor) – 2012

PCI PA-QSA (Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor) – 2009

PCI-QSA (Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor) – 2008

ISA (Information Security Assessor) – 2019

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) – 2004

Speaking Engagements

PCI Community meetings in North America and Europe, Security and Encryption

Electronic Transaction Association (ETA), Security and PCI

MasterCard PCI 360 Conference, Security, Encryption and Mobile

Merchant Acquirer Committee (MAC), Security and PCI

Verifone Retail and Petroleum conferences, Security, PCI, Encryption, and Mobile

Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis (FSISAC), Security, Mobile and Encryption

Multiple customer User Conferences and technical webinars

Professional Accomplishments

  • Helped dozens of companies to increase sales by as much as 32% by leveraging the value of security well communicated

  • Incorporated emerging security technologies into dozens of applications at the start of the development cycle, resulting in a faster time to market, more secure products, and improved GTM value

  • Coordinated with large enterprises and various standards bodies to improve US and global standards

  • Provided expert testimony for a multinational conglomerate corporation, specific to application security