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Harry L. Waldron
United States
Roanoke, VA
Harry L. Waldron, CPCU, CCP, CSP, AAI, AIM, AIS, AIT, AAM, ARP, API Microsoft Most Valuable Professional - Enterprise Security
Harry has over 40 years of experience in the IT profession, starting as work study student while in high school.   He has worked with PCs and Microsoft software daily since the advent of PCs in 1981.   In 1996, he transitioned to the security profession as a senior security specialist designing security awareness programs, corporate policies, and leading projects to improve technological defenses.  

Harry actively shares security developments and best practices in two MVP blogs. Professionally, he works as a senior business analyst specializing in P&C Insurance  support for Fairfax IT Services, located in Roanoke, Virginia.  He provides technical, business, and leadership support on key projects.  He has earned 10 professional designations in insurance and technology. 

Areas of Security experience and expertise include: 

* Security policies, standards, procedures, & best practices
* Taught Security and PC Safety classes
* Formal Security Awareness programs 
* Developed IT Security Intranet websites 
* Antivirus Administrator
* Microsoft Server administration (Windows, SQL-Server, Project, Sharepoint)
* Network Vulnerability Assessments (PENTEST), 
* Internet Security (Firewalls, DMZ, hardening controls)
* Desktop and server GPO security policies 
* IBM security (ACF2, RACF, & AS/400 administration)
* Solaris, UNIX, & Linux security

Areas outside the security profession include:

* IBM Mainframe past expertise (MVS, IMS, CICS, DB2, TSO)
* Programming languages (Assembler, COBOL, SAS, RPG, PowerBuilder, Visual Basic) 
* Oracle, Microsoft SQL-Server, SAS relational data bases
* Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Front Page, Visio, Project, Access)
* Project Management methodologies (PMBOK, Prince, Agile)
* Sarbanes-Oxley expertise (COBIT, COSA) 
* Audit controls (SAS-70, HIPAA, PCI/DSS, ITGC)
* Property & Casualty Insurance professional designations
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