Kevin Carter

CEO and Founder, Mesh Networking LLC

Kevin Carter is the CEO and Founder of Mesh Networking LLC. Kevin has 15 years of experience in the finance and IT industries with an emphasis in IT and operations management. In the past, he has supervised day-to-day IT operations for multiple hedge funds with excess of $1 billion AUM, helping to implement and support IT infrastructure, trade operations, order management systems and market data applications.

From 2010-2016, Kevin was the Chief Technology Officer at Dialectic Capital Management, LP. Before he joined Dialectic, he was a field technician and CSA/SSA Manager at Richard Fleischman & Associates, a hedge fund IT consulting firm. Kevin is currently certified by (ISC)² (CISSP), Microsoft (MCSA, MCITP, MCDST, MCP), SolarWinds (SCP), VMware (VCA-DCV, VCA-Cloud, VCA-WM), Rackspace (CloudU), Bloomberg (BTTC, BESS), and Apple (ACA).

Content from Kevin Carter

Network Security Fundamentals
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Network Security Fundamentals

Network Security Fundamentals

Network security is a highly in-demand skill in the infosec world, and this learning path will teach you the fundamentals of networking and how to secure your networks.

Networking Fundamentals
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Networking Fundamentals

Networking Fundamentals

Build a foundational knowledge of networking in this overview course covering key networking concepts and practices.

Wireless Networks and Security
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Wireless Networks and Security

Wireless Networks and Security

Uncover new information about wireless networks and security, with a focus on both Wi-Fi and cellular networks. We will be discussing best practices for wireless networks as well as ways to mitigate wireless attacks.

Firewalls and IDS/IPS
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Firewalls and IDS/IPS

Firewalls and IDS/IPS

Understand the fundamentals of both firewalls and IDS/IPSes, including types and architecture of both network security devices. Understand the evolution of firewalls and what today’s firewalls and IDS/IPSes can do to protect your network.

VPNs and Remote Access Technologies
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VPNs and Remote Access Technologies

VPNs and Remote Access Technologies

VPNs (virtual private networks) are essential to secure remote access of your network, and in this course we’ll be focused on how to lock down your network using VPN tunnels and different remote access technologies.

Endpoint Security
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Endpoint Security

Endpoint Security

The endpoint is one of the most critical parts of the network to defend, particularly since network threats often affect the weakest link in a network’s security. In this course, we will discuss protecting the endpoint, anti-malware and host-based IDS/IPSes, endpoint hardening and using mobile device management to lock down mobile devices.

Preventing and Mitigating Network Attacks
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Preventing and Mitigating Network Attacks

Preventing and Mitigating Network Attacks

In this course, we cover real-world network attacks and how to mitigate these potential risks. We also discuss vulnerability assessment and testing as well as penetration testing as offensive security controls that allow an organization to have a high level of assurance they are providing for proper network security.

Network Security Principles
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Network Security Principles

Network Security Principles

In this course, we go over some general concepts related to network security as well as how to establish these principles through policies and procedures. We cover the concepts of defense in depth, backing up data, securing both voice and email, zero-trust networking policies and establishing best practices for IT security within your organization.

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