Chris's background crosses several industries including the US Military, healthcare, manufacturing, investment banking and software development. With over 18 years of experience in systems engineering and security, Chris has assisted many Fortune 1000 companies secure their infrastructures. Prior to his current position at Configuresoft, he has held positions as product manager and systems engineer for several well-known vendors such as NetIQ, Intrusion.com, and BindView Corporation. Chris has been an industry resource on the topics of intrusion detection, network security management, and vulnerability assessment technologies. Chris is a SANS Community Instructor and SANS Local Mentor and holds the GIAC GSEC,GCIH,CISSP, MCSE, and CNE certifications.