George Toft
Phone: 623-203-1760

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Interesting Activities

Freelance Consultant @ DHS/FEMA; Center for Internet Security; Take One Ltd; TriStar Media; NaturOli, Standard Printing Company
2007 present

Freelance consultant delivering security training, consulting and deploying state-of-the-art solutions.


WITHHELD (Financial Industry) - Lead Technical Architect
12/2007 - Present

Lead technical architect for networked mainframe technologies, such as Directory Services, TN3270, and SSL.  Midrange security SME for Linux, zLinux, Solaris and AIX.  Cheerfully swings audit finding battle-axe and bludgeons people into compliance with corporate standards.

Spherion Corporation Technical Architect @ American Express (Contractor)
10/2006 - 12/2007

Worked as part of the Technology Infrastructure Engineering team and Mainframe Security Engineering team. Made decisions as the Linux subject matter expert for American Express' Infrastructure Engineering. Drove new Linux image engineering across the company's global infrastructure and delivery channels.

AGD, LLC dba My IT Department - Consultant @ Various Clients

IT service provider to small businesses and a subcontractor to IBM Global Services.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida - Senior Computer Security Tech

Worked in the Computer Security Department under Audit and Compliance for a major healthcare insurance company. Team was responsible for maintaining the Privilege Management Infrastructure, and integrating applications into the infrastructure.

Thor Group Inc
- Unix Integration Engineer @ American Express

Worked in the Global Integration Engineering team in charge of the Utilities web server cluster.