George holds a Master’s degree in Information Security Engineering from the SANS Technology Institute. His professional experience spans over 20 years managing networks, servers, storage and security infrastructure. George has been leading enterprise security architecture for over five years within government agencies, critical infrastructure, and law enforcement sectors. Before public service, He also worked for several Fortune 500’s and Fortune 1000’s such as EarthLink Networks, SeeBeyond Technologies, and Sun Microsystems.
In addition to his experience, George is also a certified intrusion analyst, incident handler, and network and systems auditor, Forensic Analyst, Penetration Tester, Project Manager and Certified Security Expert. George has completed PCI DSS 2.0 Auditing, Security awareness program management, and Staff development through reflective coaching. He also published several peer-reviewed papers on the topics of iOS messaging security, secure network engineering for next-generation data centers, password security, project management, High throughput Intrusion Analysis and Forensic network design. George presented at SANS Network Security Conferences and is a member of the GIAC Advisory Board.