As UTC's Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) my goal is to build an effective security program that supports the UTC mission. I strive to foster increased awareness about cyber threats, our vulnerabilities and risks to the campus community. I promote security industry standards, policies and best practices for all users and administrators of the UTC network.
-- Director of Systems, Operations & Security, UTC. January 2010 - April 2013
In the Fall of 2009 I applied for a Director's position and was offered the opportunity to work with a talented team in the Systems & Operations department. There were numerous IT projects in progress around the campus during the period 2009-2013, and our goal in SysOps was to sustain daily operations and provide high availability of services while assisting in the implementation of various, significant new projects.
-- Senior Security Analyst, University of Tn System Administration (UTSA), assigned to UTC. August 2008 – December 2010
-- Senior Information Security Architect, Director and Lead Engineer of Applications & Security at ISN, Chattanooga, TN. May 1998 - August 2008
-- Pre/Post-Sales Support Engineer, LAN/WAN Designer, Planner, & Senior Systems & Networking Engineer, Citrix Solutions Engineer at Intergraph Corporation, Huntsville, AL. October 1983 - May 1998
I was asked to answer these questions...
1. QUESTION: When I'm not working in the dungeon, I'm most likely.....
ANSWER: Playing guitar.
2. QUESTION: Cats or Dogs?
3. QUESTION: If you were a detective, who would be your sidekick?
ANSWER: Detective Gibson (The Fall)
4. QUESTION: What would you choose for a super power?
ANSWER: The United States of America. (...or time traveling).
5. QUESTION: What is the farthest place you have traveled?
ANSWER: In excess of 700 feet below the surface of the ocean for 90 days.