About Peter Davis+Associates.

Peter Davis+Associates (PDA) is an IT governance consulting firm specializing in the security, audit and control of information.

Peter T. Davis is the principal.  He is a well known IT governance pro.  He has been involved in security and audit since 1979. 

Mr. Davis was a Principal in the Information Systems Audit practice of Ernst & Young, where he reviewed operating systems, change control methods, evaluated recovery testing, and evaluated communication security for on-line networks.

Peter's private sector experience included two large Canadian banks and a manufacturing company.  His public sector experience includes both the federal and provincial governments.

For his clients, Peter reviewed operating system security features, software encryption for transmission,  data center physical access controls, and the implementation of UNIX, Windows NT, NetWare, ACF2, RACF and Top Secret.

Peter is a past Advisory Council member of the Computer Security Institute (CSI), Past Recording Secretary of ISSA International, and Past President and Founder of the Toronto ISSA Chapter.

In addition, he was a member of the international committee formed to develop Generally Accepted System Security Principles (GSSP): an international security methodology.

Peter has spoken at CICA/IIA/EDPAA, COMDEX, CSI, FMI, IIA, ISACA, ISSA, IT Compliiance Institute and MIS international conferences.  In addition, he is a COBIT and CISSP accredited instructor.

  Peter wrote the books.

Mr. Davis is author of Complete LAN Security and Control (McGraw-Hill) and Securing and Controlling Cisco Routers (Auerbach Publications) , and co-author of Computer Security for Dummies (IDG Books) , Teach Yourself Windows NT 4 in 14 Days (SAMS Publishing) , Teach Yourself Windows NT Server 4 in 21 Days (SAMS Publishing) , Teach Yourself Windows 2000 Server in 21 Days (SAMS Publishing) , Wireless Networks for Dummies (Wiley) and Hacking Wireless Networks for Dummies (Wiley). Peter was the editor of and contributor to Securing Client/Server Computer Networks (McGraw-Hill). He also wrote the Computer Security Institute's successful Manager's Guide to Internet Security pamphlet and Auerbach Publication's Auditing Microsoft's Internet Security and Acceleration Server and other monographs. Finally, Peter has written for the Information Security magazine and was only the third Editor of EDPACS.

  He's got the training and certifications.

Carleton University - B. Comm. (Honours)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Certified Data Processor (CDP)

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Certified Systems Professional (CSP)

Information Systems Professional (ISP)

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Certified Computing Professional (CCP)

Certified Novell Administrator V3.11 (CNA)

Certified Management Consultant (CMC)

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB)

Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)

  Peter Davis+Associates has the services you need.

For a listing of the services offered by our company, please go to our services.


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