Senior Security Specialist
Jim Nitterauer is currently a Senior Security Specialist at AppRiver, LLC. His team is responsible for global network deployments and manages the SecureSurf global DNS infrastructure and SecureTide global SPAM & Virus filtering infrastructure as well as all internal applications. The team also manages IT security for the entire company.
Jim has over 20 years experience in the IT industry. He currently holds a CISSP certification in addition to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in biology from Ursinus College and a Master of Science degree with a major in microbiology and biochemistry from the University of Alabama. He is a 2000 graduate of Leadership Santa Rosa and a 2001 graduate of Leadership Pensacola.
Jim has presented at many conferences both locally and nationally including BSides Las Vegas, NolaCon, ITEN Wired and other smaller events. He is a regular contributor to the Tripwire Blog and Peerlyst. He served as President and CEO of GridSouth Networks, LLC, a joint venture between Creative Data Concepts Limited Inc. and AppRiver, LLC. Jim is also the founder and President of Creative Data Concepts Limited, Inc., a well-known Web services provider that's been located in Pensacola, Florida since 1998.
In addition to his work at AppRiver, he devotes his time to advancing IT security awareness and investigating novel ways to implement affordable security controls.