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First year awarded:
2003
Number of MVP Awards:
12
Technical Expertise:
Enterprise Security
Technical Interests:
Office System, Developer Security, Enterprise Security
Language
English, French
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
Biography
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 his MVP blog. 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: 

* Development of security policies & best practices
* Taught Security and PC Safety classes
* Designed Effective Security Awareness programs 
* Developed comprehensive Security Intranet website for Atlantic Mutual 
* Anti-Virus 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)
* VAX, Solaris, UNIX, & Linux security

Areas outside the security profession include:

* Taught Virginia state insurance agent licensing courses (commercial & personal lines) 
* Company ACORD & IVANS standards representative for Atlantic Mutual 
* Taught COBOL, RPG, etc. for Roanoke City schools early in career  
* IBM Mainframe past expertise (MVS, IMS, CICS, TSO)
* Programming (Assembler, COBOL, FOCUS, SAS, RPG, PowerBuilder, Visual Basic) 
* Oracle, Microsoft SQL-Server, DB2, & SAS 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)
* Several Property & Casualty Insurance professional designations
* National CPCU award winner in Diversity & Ethics programs
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