I have a combined 15 years experience in various areas of technology: Digital Forensics, IT Auditing and Compliance, Microsoft Certification Courses (MCSE), Educational Technology, Teaching (Special Education and Technology), Cyber Security, DoD Certification and Accreditation, Network Management, Desktop Support, Vulnerability Assessment, Hardening Systems, Technical Writing
As much as possible, I love to conduct hands on learning. This helps to solidify concepts that students are required to learn within class.
I graduated from Lamar University with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies. Several years later, I completed my Masters Degree in Information Assurance from Norwich University. I have multiple industry standard certifications (MCSE, ITIL, CISSP) and stay up to date with Professional Development classes.
I have worked in the following industries: Education, Construction, Oil/Gas, Communications, and Government. I have supported the following agencies: Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Physical Security Enterprise and Analysis Group (PSEAG), and the Missile Defense Agency (MDA).