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Gomex Institute of Technology

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Andrew L.S. Gordon

MSc, CISM, EnCE, CTT+, Security+, ECSP, CEI, CHFI, ISO 27000 Lead Auditor

Andrew L.S. Gordon is currently the Director of Gomex Institute of Technology. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Technology (with First Class Honors) from the University of Technology, Jamaica, a Master of Science in Information Technology Security (with Distinction) from the University of Westminster, London. In 2009 Andrew was selected as a Fulbright Scholar and is currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale. His research, under the supervision of Dr. Shahram Rahimi focuses on applying soft computing (artificial intelligence) to information security.

Andrew attended Kingston Technical High where he graduated as student of the year and served as Head Boy 2000-2001 and was a Staff Sergeant in the Cadet Unit. In 2001 Andrew scored the second highest score in the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) Building Technology Examination. In 2001 Andrew was awarded the Jamaica Technical High School Scholarship to pursue studies at the University of Technology Jamaica. At The University of Technology Andrew served as Student Representative to the Faculty Board and also as the Student’s Representative on the Faculty Academic Board for the Faculty of Engineering ad Computing. While at The University of Technology Andrew was selected as student of the year 1st Runner Up for the entire University. In 2005 Andrew received the European Union Young Blood Fellowship to pursue a Master of Science at The University of Westminster, London.

In 2006 at age 23 Andrew was employed as a full time lecturer at The University of Technology, Jamaica where he taught for 7 years lecturing courses in Analysis of Algorithms, Theory of Computation, Information Security, Incident Response Management, Data Structures, Java Programming, Object Oriented Programming C++, and Analysis of Programming Languages. He held the position of Subject Leader for the Computational Sciences, Faculty Advisor Student Chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery and was a Program Leader for Graduate Studies (MSc. ISM). In 2008 Andrew pioneered the First training program in computer forensic to be held in Jamaica at the University of Technology and trained over 57 professionals form both public and private sector including law enforcement agencies. Andrew also pioneered the First National Summit for Digital Evidence held in 2009 at the University.

In 2007 Andrew was presented with the Prime Ministers Youth Award for Academics and in 2009 was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue doctoral studies at the Southern Illinois University in the United States of America.

Andrew is a Certified Information Security Manager, an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, an EnCase Certified Examiner, a Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator, and a Certified Technical Trainer and an EC-Council Certified Instructor. He has completed over 300 hours of computer forensics, electronic discovery and fraud examination training. Andrew currently consults with Government and Law Enforcement agencies in Jamaica and the English speaking Caribbean as well as Puerto Rico. Andrew is an information security consultant and trainer who conduct classes on information security audits, information security governance, and ethical hacking and computer forensics and computer fraud examination.

He has conducted training in Curacao, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago as well as in Jamaica to Law Enforcement Agencies and corporate as well as government departments.

Mr. Gordon has achieved the following international certifications and academic credential:

Education:

  • PhD. Computer Science (Candidate) (August 2009 to Present)
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (Illinois, USA)
  • Dissertation (Work in progress): An agent-based approach to self-protection in messaging.
  • MSc. Information Technology Security (Distinction) – September 2006
  • University of Westminster, London
  • Thesis: Contrasting the Design and Analysis of Cryptographic Protocols
  • BSc. Computing and Information Technology (First Class Honours) – July 2005
  • University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Major Project: The Development of a Student Management System for High Schools

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM # 1322374)
  • ISO 27000 Lead Auditor (RABQSA # 119411)
  • Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+ # COMP001020411030)
  • CompTIA Security+ Certified ( # COMP001020411030)
  • EnCase Certified Examiner (Computer Forensics )
  • EC-Council Certified Instructor (# ECC974484)
  • EC-Council Certified Secure Programmer (# ECC974484)
  • EC-Council Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator

Membership of Professional Associations:

  • Academic Advocate – Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • Educator Member – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Student Member - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE)
  • Professional Member – Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)

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Gomex Institute of Technology is a training institution in Jamaica that focuses on computer security training, computer forensics, network training and a host of other training programmes.

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19 Parkington Plaza (Upstairs) Kingston 10

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(876) 622-7519

(876) 503-0363

(876) 622-7590

Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 8:30 pm

Sat: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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