Chadwick Banning started his career in technical support. His technical aptitude saw him move up to Systems and Network Administrator and finally to Technical Director for an educational startup. Currently, Chadwick is a Linux Administrator at the Rimm-Kaufman Group, an online digital marketing firm. Over the course of his career he has garnered experience in everything from desktop support and web development to systems administration and information security. He holds a wide-range of certifications including GCED, CCNA Security, RHCSA, RHCE, MCITP: Server Administrator, LPIC-I, A+, Security+, and Network+ as well as a BA in Mass Communications from Virginia Tech. He is excited about mentoring because he enjoys getting his passion for security rub off on other people.