James Purcell

Jim is currently the Senior IT Auditor at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. Jim has over twenty years of experience in all aspects of information technology including IT security, systems management, systems analysis and design, and networking. Jim has experience deploying security infrastructure systems and performing security assessments in large enterprises as well as small businesses. Jim has a BS in business and holds the SANS GSEC Gold, SANS GCIH Gold (expired), CISA, ITIL, CISSP, and PMP certifications. Jim is a Community SANS instructor and mentor and has taught many SANS courses over the last six years. Jim enjoys the interaction among the students as they share knowledge and experiences on the road to becoming certified security professionals.