Dr. James Stanger, PhD has consulted with corporations, governments and learning institutions worldwide about IT security, open source, and network administration for over 20 years. Organizations include the British Army, Northrop Grumman, IBM, Oracle, General Dynamics, West Point (U.S. Army), NTT Japan, Symantec, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), the US State Department, New Horizons, Dell, the United Arab Emirates Cultural Division, the Open University (UK), the US Navy, Mesei University and SoftBank. He is a respected authority in security, networking, and open source. His area of expertise includes security analytics, penetration testing, Linux and open source, network administration and monitoring, blockchain, and end point host support. James has provided consulting concerning the business of risk management, as well as network architecting. He has also created education programs and curricula worldwide and published dozens of articles, books, and blogs. His books have been translated into over a dozen languages. Currently, James is Chief Technology Evangelist at CompTIA, where he works with IT professionals, hiring managers and executives worldwide to identify critical skills, and help build CompTIA’s education programs. He lives and plays in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.