Andrew Nooks has over 27 years of experience in the information and communication technology industry, with the last 15 years focused on information security assurance and advisory and more recently data privacy.
Andrew earned a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of the West Indies and certifications from industry leading organizations such as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) and British Standards Institution (BSI). He is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Information System Security Professional (CISSP-ISSAP), Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP), Payment Card Industry – Qualified Security Assessor (PCI-QSA), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), IT Service Management (ITSM), ISO27001 Lead Auditor, Certified Information Privacy Professional/ Europe (CIPP/E), and Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE). Also, Mr. Nooks has training in Ethical Hackings, Mobile Device Hacking, and Digital Forensics.
Andrew is a Director at Symptai, and a leader in information security assurance and advisory services. He is responsible for efficiency, growth, innovation, and disruption. He also provides services related to application security assessments, network penetration tests and vulnerability assessments, security awareness training and assessments, IT governance review and implementation, security incident response and digital forensics, IT solution research and selection, IS staff recruitment and information privacy governance. He is an experienced speaker and thought leader in information security, information privacy, and related domains.
Andrew is a member of the Board of Directors at eGOV Jamaica Limited and McKayla Financial Services. He is also an Adjunct lecturer at the University of Technology and a mentor to young professionals.