Mr. Anderson, MCSE, CCNP, CISSP, CEH
Mr. Anderson is a “white hat” ethical security hacker and business continuity advisor with extensive experience in the development & implementation of security-focused audit and control programs. He is highly sought-after for his expertise in Cyber Security & Technology Assessments, including: security architecture reviews; penetration/vulnerability testing; business resiliency, disaster recovery and other remediation strategies; hardware system selection and configuration; cloud application security reviews; and wireless security assessments.
Mr. Anderson has a deep understanding of industry standards and extensive experience with internal controls evaluation, COSO, COBIT, ITIL, ITGCC, GLBA audits, and ISO, SOX 404 compliance requirements, including all phases of planning, evaluation, documentation, testing and remediation. He advises clients on merchant compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI), as well as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) privacy and security rules. He holds several globally recognized certifications for IT assurance and security, including: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE). Mr. Anderson tests and monitors clients’ IT environments, including network topologies, firewalls and other security solutions, VPN configurations, hardware infrastructure design, and IT policies and standards. He identifies any potential system integrity exposure and control weaknesses and advises internal control owners to appropriately define and implement risk mitigation plans. He provides solutions that allow clients to cost-effectively address compliance obligations, validate their control environment, and better rely on their technologies to support complex business processes.
- Bachelor of Computer Science
- Healthcare Industry – Information Security Analyst
- Manufacturing & Distribution – Senior IT Security Administrator
- Manufacturing & Distribution – Senior CDR Engineer
- United States Navy – Cryptologic Technician and SERE School Instructor
- AAFCPAs eBook: Best Practices for Reducing IT & Cyber Risks
- Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
- The SANS Institute