James Shea

James Shea

Jim is the founder and CEO of the Cyber Defense Institute, Inc. an organization that provides computer security compliance audits (HIPAA, PCI, FISMA, DFS), risk assessments, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment and training services for the insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, higher education, and corporate sectors. Jim was the founder and Director of the Center for Business Information Technologies (CBIT) at Syracuse University where he spent 15 years developing and managing information technology (IT) training and certification programs. Jim holds a Masters degree in Information Technology from Syracuse University's School of Information Studies and he has completed his coursework for a PhD.at Syracuse University. He has over 30 years of IT experience and ten years of information security experience.



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- MJ
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