De’Von Carter is a sought after security consultant that holds the designation of Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP-R/S). He has more than a decade of experience developing strategic visions for network and security solutions. De’Von is a skilled wireless network penetration tester and holds the Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP) certification. His experience includes enterprise network design, implementation of enterprise wireless solutions and network access control (NAC). De’Von has consulted for fortune 500 companies on the implementation of various information security solutions. He has experience leading teams dedicated to remediation efforts required to meet PCI 2.0/3.0 standards. Also, he has developed cyber security strategies that have set the roadmap for future security technology implementations. As a Business Owner and Solutions Architect, he regularly conducts ROI analysis, technology research, and high level design development. His research and recommendations are used by senior and executive level management in large financial institutions to guide strategic, budgetary, and prioritization decisions.
De’Von has a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Computer Networking from East Carolina University. He has a Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Information System Security from Colorado Technical University. De’Von is also an Adjunct Professor that teaches certification preparatory courses in CompTia Network+, Security+, and CompTia Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP). De’Von is a board member in the Raleigh Chapter of the Information System Security Association, where he holds the position of Conference Director. With the support of a strong board of directors and dedicated volunteers, De’Von has helped to grow of the annual security conference from 400 attendees to largest information security conference in the eastern region of the United States with well over 1000 security students and professionals in attendance.. In addition, De’Von also volunteers as a mentor to students and professionals pursuing careers in information technology.
For De’Von, CarTek Consulting represents the evolution of a purpose by combining his two great passions, Business Development and Information Security, into a company that focuses on helping small businesses grow to their full potential under an umbrella of sound cyber security strategy and solution implementation.