Jorge Orchilles, author of Microsoft Windows 7 Administrator's Reference, holds a master of science degree in management information systems from Florida International University, is currently a security analyst at a Fortune 20 financial institution, and serves as president of the South Florida ISSA Chapter.
Jorge Orchilles has been involved in the information technology field since 2001. He began his career as a network and system administrator for a small private high school in Orlando, Florida. Realizing his passion for IT, he founded The Business Strategy Partners # IT Consultants branch in 2002. Here he began serving residential and small business clients in the South Florida area as an IT consultant. While gaining work experience, he was a very involved, full-time student at Florida International University. He founded the FIU MIS Club and continues to be a contributor. While at FIU he was contracted to work on the University's Active Directory Migration Project. After completing the project he decided to move to a corporate environment to continue gaining knowledge and experience in the IT field. After two years of corporate IT, he had developed a strong interest in information security and was promoted to a security operations center analyst position within the same organization. After a year of defending critical infrastructure for federal and commercial customers he has moved to an offensive position with a Fortune 20 financial institution and is involved in various organizations in the South Florida area.
Jorge holds various certifications from ISC2, SANS GIAC, EC-Council, Cisco, Microsoft, and CompTIA: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Core Impact Certified Professional (CICP), Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco Security Solutions for System Engineers (SSSE), CompTIA Security+ (2008), Microsoft Certified Professional (70-228, 70-282, 70-284) and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (70-620).