Don has 18 years of IT/IS experience, ranging from system administration, network management, and application development to database administration and information security/incident response. He currently works as the lead security engineer for a Fortune 1000 healthcare corporation. Don is the former information systems security officer for Old Dominion University where he spent most of his days in the Wild, Wild West of academic computing, putting SANS education to the test. Don participates with SANS/GIAC as a local mentor and instructor, was a former GCIH grader, and served as the GCUX Board Chair. Don's credentials include a BS in Computer Science, an MBA, and GCFA, GCNA, GCFW, GSEC, GCWN, GCUX, GCIA, GCIH, MCSD, and MCSE NT/2000 certifications.