Our Founder

James Waite – Founder

A dynamic, experienced IT professional with over 25 years in the IT industry.  His experience include SIEM systems design and setup, incident handling, intrusion analysis, network and perimeter security, desktop and server security as well as information security policy / standards / procedures creation. I am also experienced in mid-range and mainframe operations, application development, network server operations, hierarchical storage management and LAN/WAN network design and implementation.

Mr. Waite’s diverse experience provides a valuable understanding of the interactions of the software and hardware of a heterogeneous computing and information security environments. This includes open system and mid-range / mainframe operational interactions as well as the security implications of these interactions.

Mr. Waite’s education and training includes:

  • GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst – GCIA, License 9491
  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler – GCIH, License 20306
  • GIAC Security Essentials – GSEC, License 35153
  • CompTIA Security+
  • AAB, Computer Programming Technology, The University of Akron

He also have extensive experience with the following technologies

  • Websense web filtering / Monitoring
  • Vulnerability Assessments
  • Incident Handling
  • Intrusion Analysis
  • DMZ design and implementation
  • Nessus and OpenVAS
  • Syslog, rSyslog and Syslog-ng
  • AlienVault OSSIM SIEM
  • Perimeter security using Cisco ASA5500 Series Firewalls, Cisco SSM-10 IDS/IPS and IPSec VPN on Cisco ASA5500 series