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IT Consulting
& Services

Based in the Niagara region of Ontario, I am a certified IT professional with over 16 years experience working with Microsoft technologies, Windows server operating systems, Linux RedHat and CentOS, Wireless technologies, and peripheral devices such as printers, firewalls, switches, and routers.

 

I have written and successfully acquired over 20 professional IT examinations over the years which have included my CCNA, MCSE, MCSA: 2012, MCSA: Security, MCSA: Exchange, CWNA (Wireless), CompTIA CySA+ (Cybersecurity Analyst), CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Linux+ and CCA-V (Citrix virtualization).

My Services

I am a dynamic, tenacious, and highly technical Senior Systems Administrator and IT Consultant. I have been responsible for deployment of comprehensive, customized IT solutions for a variety of different stakeholders and clients. I am proactive in the search for cost saving initiatives that additionally increase process efficiency. I provide custom support for the design, implementation, and troubleshooting of systems in a 24/7 environment, and utilize advanced problem-solving skills to mitigate risk, identify root cause, and install permanent corrective actions.

 

Server Hardening

Physical hardening – disabling USB drives, CD/DVD drives which could be used to exfiltrate company data or install viruses or malware.

Windows Server - Physical

Windows Server hardware and Operating System builds and migrations from 2008 R2 to 2019. 

Windows Server - Operating System

Active Directory (AD) - I have managed AD for many organizations, from 50+ users to several thousand users. 

Virtualization

Working with legacy servers and applications can impact your network and performance 

Event Auditing

Audit account management - to determine when a user or group is created, changed, or deleted. When a user account is renamed, disabled, or enabled. Or when a password is changed on a user account.

Security

Management

Having a password policy that requires your users to use longer passwords with complexity