Wayne has been in the IT and information security industry for 14 years building networks and developing security programs. He has worked for a number of banks, a credit union, a national laboratory and a major lender in his home state. These positions have ranged from him being the IT department to working in an organization of 12,000. He has seen the wide range of needs, budget, and attitudes that IT must work with each day. This experience in the financial and defense industries makes him no stranger to regulation and solving problems in very creative ways. His broad range of knowledge and experience has earned him the CISSP, GIAC GCFW, MCITP:Server Administrator, Network+, and A+ certifications. He looks forward to mentoring because he enjoys learning himself and sharing his knowledge and experience with others.