Richard Hicks is a network security specialist and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Forefront protection technologies. He has been working with Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 and its predecessors for more than 12 years. He has designed and deployed edge security and remote access solutions using Forefront TMG for small and mid-sized businesses, military, government, and Fortune 500 companies around the world. He holds many Microsoft certifications including MCP, MCSE, MCTS, and MCITP-Enterprise Administrator.