About Erdal Ozkaya

Erdal is an IT Security Guru with business development and management skills who focuses on Penetration Testing, IT Auditing and sharing his real life skills as a Lecturer/ Trainer and is currently working as Chief Information Security Officer at EMT.
Erdal has the following qualifications: Master of Information Systems Security (M.I.S), Bachelor of Information Technology (B.I.T.), MVP, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Certified Leaning Consultant, ISO27001 Consultant, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Ethical Instructor, and Licenced Penetration Tester. He is a lecturer at Charles Sturt University and is also completing his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in IT Security.
He is an award winning speaker and technical expert in worldwide conferences such as Microsoft TechEd, Hacker Halted, Microsoft Management Summit, AusCERT, trade shows and in webcasts for Microsoft and EC-Council and many other vendors. He was awarded “Best Speaker” in Microsoft TechEd Australia and an won the Global Instructor of the Year Award (2011 & 2012) and Circle of Excellence Awardfrom EC Council. His proven success deployments especially in the areas of Microsoft workloads in real life has become subject to IT magazines.
Erdal is advising and creating content to Government departments, Fortune 500 companies and Information Security Professionals to ensure they are getting prepared against latest “Cyber Crime” and being able to defend their organizations against any security breaches. He is actively involved in the complex IT security solutions, and enforcing regulatory requirements to the organizations, to protect their digital assets.
As well as his extensive IT skills Erdal has been working in the management field for the past 15 years. He has built and managed CEO IT from scratch into a national training and IT solutions center. With the skills he has gained he has introduced and repeated the success with KEMP, where he was tasked to single-handedly manage the ANZ region and then build the Asia Pacific region.
Erdal has also developed and consulted Microsoft Official Exams and Courses. You can visit his blog for more information www.erdalozkaya.com

Microsoft MVP: Windows and Devices for IT

I have been awarded by Microsoft “Most Valuable Professional” again this time in “Windows and Devices for IT” . Thank you everyone for the support , i will always work harder , promise 😉 Award Update – Oct 2015 A lot has changed since Microsoft first recognized 34 exceptional community leaders with the MVP Award in 1993. When they came to [...]


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