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Derek Gentry - IT Security Consultant and Career Information


Derek Gentry, director of IT, VP of technology and then CTO of many companies. He was the chief designer and architect for yahoo, Inc's global security architecture for 23 years. Derek Gentry says many companies are now hiring IT Security experts. The IT security consultants, experts protect companies against malware, hackers and natural disasters. Derek Gentry shared tips how to become an IT security consultant and start successful consulting businesses. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Derek Gentry - IT Security Consultant and Career Information

Derek Gentry - IT Security Consultant and Career
What IT Security Consultant Do?
  • The IT security consultant uses his great
    expertise about them to advise organizations, and
    companies to protect and secure their physical,
    financial and information capital, just like
    investments, office buildings, computers, and
    various other products.
  • Security consultant specializations in areas such
    as computer security, building reliability, or
    the man-made/ organic disaster security.
    Consultants may possibly work as self-employed,
    companies or as consulting companies.

Background of Security Consultants
  • Security consultants don't just come up with a
    security system pertaining to clients. They work
    one on one with clients, evaluating the clients'
    unique needs and tailoring a security program,
    especially for the clients business or your
    personal life.
  • Security consultants can work upon business
    security, online or computer security, home
    security, etc. Clients are as varied while
    persons who want support securing their homes,
    large businesses and even individuals who need
    security round the clock.

Required Licenses and Certifications
  • Just about all computer security authorities are
    right now pursuing a bachelor's level, although
    an associate's level with many years of
    experience can be replaced.
  • Give attention to deciding on a high-quality plan
    together with the most up-to-date details on
    computer-programming, networking, details
    systems, penetration testing and systems analysis.

Specializes In Computer Security
  • To become security consultant who is experienced
    in computer security, likely to desire a
    different set of skills. These include simple
    computer coding skills which include Java, C in
    addition skills in Web protection, mobile
    security, network secureness, source code.
  • These jobs don't need a certain license or
    documentation. Nevertheless, experience assessing
    info risk and helping service providers prevent
    attacks can end up being helpful. People who
    function this field typically possess a
    qualification in computer scientific research or
    years of knowledge in IT or code.

Career and Salary
  • According to the estimated salary
    of a security consultant to be around 80,000 a
    year. A security consultant who has great
    experienced can make 100,000 to 150,000 a year.
  • The IT security industry is expected to grow by
    40 percent between 2012 to 2020.

Contact Us
  • Derek Gentry
  • 1835 Newport Blvd, A109-274
  • Costa Mesa, California
  • http//