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Location: United States

Bio: Jeremy Smith is a subject matter expert in IT security, Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange. He currently works as a Solutions Engineer for the leading 9-1-1 systems manufacturer in the United States, Plant Equipment, Inc., where he designs enterprise solutions for emergency 9-1-1 environments. Before joining Plant Equipment, Jeremy worked as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) at a prestigious San Diego CTEC and as a network administrator for the U.S. Marine Corps, where he supervised technicians in support of a 6,500-user network. He is an accomplished lecturer on a variety of subjects, including IT security and Microsoft Technologies, recently spoke at the California National Emergency Number Associate Conference (CALNENA) in 2005 on the subject of 9-1-1 Call Center security and is slated to present on this subject at several similar conferences throughout 2005.


Jeremy has written numerous technical articles for Techrepublic.com as well as other magazines. Jeremy is also the leader of National Emergency Number Association (NENA) Security Working Group, a committee charged with defining the IT security guidelines and practices for the 9-1-1 industry, and is a member of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO).

Jeremy also assists his wife with her ecommerce business, Cowboy Hat Country, LLC (http://www.CowboyHatCountry.com).

Jeremy holds a variety of IT certifications, including the CISSP, MCT, MCSE I, CNE, MCSA, A , and Network , as well as a bachelor's degree in Information Technology and is presently finishing his Masters of Information Systems Management (Security Focused) degree. He lives in the Temecula Valley portion of CA, with his wife and two children.

View his website at: http://CBoardingGroup.com
View his Wife's website at: http://www.CowboyHatCountry.com

Member since: 2002