Jonathan White

Senior Security Consultant

Experience

Jonathan White started his IT career in the United States Marine Corps as a Computer Programmer. After the Marine Corps, he started a job as a Computer Operator and advanced to serve as Manager of the company’s 24 X 7 data center. This is when he realized that providing solutions to issues and customer interaction was his passion. The next step in his career was as a Network Engineering Consultant for one of the national credit bureaus. In this role, he was responsible for the IP network for as many as 14 local offices in the Southern Region.

Education & Certifications

Bachelor of Science in Business and Information Systems, CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), QSA (Qualified Security Assessor), SSCP (System Security Certified Practitioner).

Passion for Security

During his tenure at the national credit bureau, he was exposed to various regulatory compliance frameworks, developing an appreciation for the need to protect customers’ personal information. He secured a position with an Application Service Provider company as an IT Security Compliance Auditor responsible for monitoring their control environment and handling areas of both logical and physical security. He served in this capacity for over six years becoming familiar with several compliance frameworks, including SSAE18 SOC 1 and SOC2, ISO 27001, NIST, PCI DSS, and GLBA.

Recent Blog Posts

PCI Requirements 101

Having completed several PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standard) Reports on Compliance (RoCs) over the past couple of years, I have noticed a consistent pattern on the items needed for the 12 requirements. I have found that there are three basic components to most if not all PCI requirements: Documentation (Policies, Standards, and...
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How to Reduce PCI Compliance Anxiety

What type of emotions are created in you when you hear the term ‘PCI?’ Anxiety? Possibly fear? For some, it may be disgust. Most favorably, some may feel a sense confidence or enthusiasm. Ok, I agree that enthusiasm is rarely listed as an emotion felt when hearing the term ‘PCI,’ although there may be someone...
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GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) – FAQ

My goodness! D-Day, May 25 is right around the corner! GDPR is thought by many to be the regulation of regulations approved in 2016 and scheduled to be enforced by May 25, 2018.  Many customers are still asking, What is GDPR? At a very basic level, GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation developed to...
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