Dr. Stanger is a respected authority in security, open source, network administration, and IT certification. He has consulted with corporations, governments and learning institutions worldwide for over 20 years. Organizations include IBM, Symantec, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), the United Arab Emirates Cultural Division, the Open University (UK), the U.S. Department of State, Mesei University, the University of Phoenix, and the Business Professionals of America (BPA). He has developed IT-based education and certifiication programs used around the world.
James has published books and articles with O’Reilley, Sybex, Eselvier, Linux Pro Magazine, and Admin Magazine, and many others concerning security, Linux, Web technologies, and IT support. His writings have been translated in over a dozen languages.
He is also a respected educator, having created education events and Webcasts to audiences worldwide since the 1990s. He has designed and taught both traditional and on-line courses, and is also an award-winning blogger and social media consultant. He regularly speaks at events worldwide.
Currently, Dr. Stanger is Senior Director of Products at CompTIA, where he determines the direction and strategy for its certifications. CompTIA is the world’s largest vendor-neutral certification body, offering certifications such as A+, Network+, Security+, and CSA+. He lives and plays in the Puget Sound area of the United States.