Knowledge of information security standards including ISO27001 & PCI-DSS.
Penetration testing methodologies and tools including OSSTMM, OWASP & Backtrack.
Information System auditing techniques
Design and implementation of secure network infrastructure including wireless networks.
Digital forensic methodologies and tools EnCase, FTK, ProDiscover, Helix Incident Response.
Knowledge on laws relating to computer usage i.e. Computer Misuse Act, Data Protection Act etc.
Computer programming including python, java, visual studio.
Computer hardware, high performance computing and server and workstation operating systems.
IT Governance (since Oct 2011)
Information Risk consultant & Trainer
|Nov 2010 to Nov 2012||Studying for a MSc by Research, Wireless Security
Part Time, University of Bedfordshire
|Sept 2000 to Oct 2003||MSc with Distinction in Internet Technology
Part Time, University of Luton (Now University of Bedfordshire)
|Sept 1981 to Jun 1985||BSc (2.2 Hons) Mechanical Engineering
Sandwich, Hatfield Polytechnic (Now University of Hertfordshire)
|Sept 1979 to Jun 1981||TEC Diploma Mechanical Engineering
Full Time, Luton College of Further Education
|Sept 1974 to Jun 1979||5 'O' Levels & 2 CSE's
|Oct 2000 to Sept 2011||Infrastructure Manager
Academic Dept. of Computer & Information Systems, University of Bedfordshire
|Sept 1999 to June 2004||Visting Lecturer
|Sept 1993 to Mar 2000||Senior Engineer
Safety Test Dept, Millbrook Proving Ground Ltd
Roles & Duties
|Mar 1993 to Jun 1993||Design Change Manager
Production, Belling Ltd (Enfield)
|Mar 1990 to Mar 1993||Production Engineer
Microwave Test Equipment, Maconi Instruments Ltd (Stevenage)
|Sept 1989 to Mar 1990||Design Engineer
Floor Care, Electrolux Ltd (Luton)
|Sept 1988 to Sept 1989||Design Engineer
Motemtronic Ltd (Waltham Abbey)
|Sept 1985 to Sept 1988||Design Engineer, Rapier Laserfire
Army Weapons Div, British Aerospace PLC (Stevenage)
Geraint Williams, Carsten Maple.
“Development of a facility to aid the teaching of Computer Security and Digital Forensics at the University of Bedfordshire",
3rd International Conference on Cybercrime Forensics Education & Training 2009,
1st-2nd September, Canterbury, UK.Conference Proceedings ISBN 978-1-899253-44-9 Carsten Maple, Geraint Williams, Yong Yue,
'Reliability, Availability and Security of Wireless Networks in the Community',
Informatica Journal, Volume 31, Number 2, 2007 pg 201-208
Geraint Williams, Carsten Maple, Yong Yue
'Reliability, Availability and Security of Wireless Networks in the Community'
IADIS International Conference e-Society 2006, 13-16th July, Dublin, Ireland MSc dissertation (2003) “The Implementation and Management of a Beowulf Cluster”
Volunteer ActivitiesCommittee member of Hertfordshire Branch of the BCS (2008-current)
Membership Secretary of Hertfordshire Branch of the BCS (2009-2011)
"Computer Security – Securing Web Applications", Bedford College June 15, 2011
"Ethical Hacking", Bedford College May 3, 2011
"Wireless Security", UoB Student Branch of the IEEE, Apr 2011.
"Computer Security: Protecting Yourself", Herts Branch INSTMC & IET, Luton, 30th Mar 2011
"Hollywood Forensics", Essex Branch IET, Chelmsford, 9th Feb 2011
"Computer Security: Protecting Yourself", The Knowledge Network, University of Bedfordshire, 24th Mar 2010
"Hollywood Forensics", Herts Branch INSTMC & IET, Luton, 27th Jan 2010
"Biometrics: Physical Identification", Herts BCS Branch Meeting, Hemel Hempstead, 30th Sept 2008
EXIN Cloud Foundation certification (since 2012)
ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (since 2011)
A+ (since 2010)
Network+ (since 2010)
Security+ (since 2008)
MCP 70-210: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
MCP 70-215: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Professional Memberships and Qualifications
Member of the British Computer Society
Member of the Information Security Specialist Group
Member of the Cybercrime Forensics Specialist Group
ISACA CISA Training
IT Governance, Dec 11 Prince2 Training
University of Bedfordshire, Sept 08 WiFi Security: Hands On
7Safe, Dec 06 Security Expert Bootcamp
IT Security Training Ltd, Aug 06