Jorge Orchilles, author of Microsoft Windows 7 Administrator’s Reference, holds a Masters of Science in Management Information Systems from Florida International University, leads the Advanced Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Assessments team in a large financial institution and serves on the board of the Information Systems Security Association South Florida Chapter.
Jorge Orchilles has been involved in the Information Technology field since 2001. He began his career as a network and system administrator for a small private high school in Orlando, FL, USA. Realizing his passion for IT, he founded The Business Strategy Partners – IT Consultants branch in 2002. Here he began serving residential and small business clients in the South Florida area as an IT Consultant. While gaining work experience, he was a very involved, full-time student in Florida International University (FIU). He founded the FIU MIS Club and continues to be an adviser to the club. While at FIU he was contracted to work on the University’s Active Directory Migration Project. After completing the project he was employed by Terremark (now Verizon) as a system administrator to continue gaining knowledge and experience of the IT field in a larger environment. After two years of corporate IT he developed a large interest in Information Security and was promoted to a Security Operations Center Analyst position at the same organization. After a year of defending critical infrastructure for federal and commercial customers he has moved to an offensive analyst position with a large financial institution. Jorge has performed hundreds of application and infrastructure vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. His leadership gained him various promotions and opportunities to manage various teams within the offensive information security team. He now manages the Advanced Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Assessments team.
Jorge Orchilles is the author of Microsoft Windows 7 Administrator’s Reference published by Syngress. He holds a Masters of Science in Management Information Systems from Florida International University having finished third in his class with a 3.9 GPA. Jorge holds various certifications from ISC2, ISACA, SANS GIAC, EC-Council, Cisco, Microsoft, and CompTIA: GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), GIAC Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Core Impact Certified Professional (CICP), Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco Security Solutions for System Engineers (SSSE), CompTIA Security+ (2008), Microsoft Certified Professional (70-228, 70-282, 70-284) and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (70-620).
Jorge speaks English, Spanish, and Portuguese in decreasing order of fluency. For more about Jorge A. Orchilles please visit his LinkedIn page.