Adam has been working in the IT field for over a decade. Adam started his information technology career in the Air Force, where he learned switching, networking, computer systems and cryptological operations. His diverse career has included the installation of global networks and the evaluation of communications personnel. In a quality assurance role, he gained an appreciation for the large scope of information security. Adam is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA), QSA Point-to-Point Encryption (QSA (P2PE)) and PA-QSA Point-to-Point Encryption (PA-QSA (P2PE)). He also holds the CompTIA Security+ certification.