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Instructors


Brian Horton

A central California native, Brian has spent his career supporting the technology goals of organizations throughout the U.S., and around the world.
Having worked for multinational VAR's, Fortune 100 companies, government agencies and owning a successful IT engineering firm for nearly a decade, Brian possess the depth and experience that organizations require in today's technology-forward business climate. He has advised owners and senior management within legal, healthcare, agriculture, engineering, education, retail, development, and distribution/supply chain. He has also consulted with and advised numerous non-profit and government entities in matters of public policy and legislative initiatives.
Serving as CEO of IT Strategy, Inc., a central California cybersecurity firm,  Brian oversees all cybersecurity engagements, including: regulatory compliance, HIPAA assessments, industrial control assessments, penetration testing, threat hunting, and technical team training.
Brian's passion for technology doesn't stop in the U.S. Since 2001, Brian has partnered with global agencies to bring technology and internet services to impoverished areas of Africa, specifically the Democratic Republic of Congo. He considers this the most fulfilling project he has ever undertaken, observing that, 'Whenever you can pair your passion with helping those in need, there are few things in life that are more rewarding.'
Brian currently holds the CISSP, GPEN and the GCED.


Upcoming Courses Taught By Brian Horton
Type Course / Location Date Register

Mentor
Mentor Session Fresno, CA
Feb 1, 2018 -
Mar 15, 2018
 

*Course contents may vary depending upon location, see specific event description for details.