Frank is a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and has more than 17 years Information Technology and applied security experience serving clients from Small/Medium Businesses to Enterprise markets. His security experience includes firewalls, VPNs, token authentication, cryptographic protocols, certificates, intrusion detection systems, sniffers and packet analyzers, TCP/IP and Internet protocols, vulnerability analysis and penetration testing, network and system security and forensics. He has extensive network and systems management experience, and he has successfully managed a variety of large integration and migration projects. Frank has the unique ability to think and work on a packet level while being able to understand and correlate items in the larger context of security.
With a passion for system and network programming, Frank is the author of several open-source/freeware utilities including Snarp and SnortSam. He is an administrator at the Bleeding-Edge Threats project and an active participate in the online security community as well as the Information Systems Security Association’s Middle Tennessee Chapter. Frank is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Professional+Internet (MCP+I) and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) amongst others (Compaq ASE, A+, Vasco Data Security).