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Todd Hendrickson

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IT Professional

About Me

Specialties: SQL, PHP, XML, HTML, Computer Hardware, Networking, Security, Virtualization, Vendor Management, Purchasing, IT Management, Cisco, Dell, Mobile Application Development, CSS, Node.js, Angular.js, Ethical Hacking, Linux, Project Management, Git, Ruby, C#, mySQL, Javascript

Industries I Write About

Information Technology & Services

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Computer Networking

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Computer Hardware

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Computer Games

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Health, Wellness & Fitness

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My Writing Samples

How to Become GDPR Compliant

How to Become GDPR CompliantThe words General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) should strike at least a little fear in the hearts of organizations doing business in the European Union. These new regulations are due to come into effect on May 25, and they will impact any business dealing in personal, classified and sensitive data. But what is GDPR, and how should an organization prepare for the new legislation?

http://Scripted.com

Mac is Hack Proof - NOT

Ghostwritten: Newsflash! Contrary to popular belief, if you have a Mac, you are not invulnerable to viruses and unauthorized intrusions. How shocking is that? Fact is, “Mac attacks” are happening at an increasing level of frequency, as hackers become more sophisticated and the Mac’s popularity among business users grows. (A recent survey revealed that 96 percent of enterprises now support the Mac.) Incredibly, one report found that attacks on OS X increased by 3,600 percent between 2010 and 2014

https://www.sentinelone.com/blog/mac-hack-proof-not/

How to Transition from Break Fix to Managed Services

Ghostwritten: The benefits of providing managed IT services have been fairly well-established. So have the drawbacks of offering break/fix support. But that doesn’t mean making a complete transition to managed services is an easy process, or that it’s something that typically happens overnight.

https://www.ninjarmm.com/blog/how-to-transition-from-break-fix-to-managed-services/

Experience

Director of IT

As a key member of the senior management team, I am responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of IT strategies, including tactical planning, organization and operation of IT services for the organization, and providing exceptional leadership and direction to IT team members. My responsibilities include: - Oversee and participate in the execution of IT activities and projects in a way to support achievement of organizational goals. - Analyze complex business needs presented by the user community and/or customers and recommends technical solutions. - Stay current with emerging technology trends and regulations, and evaluates possible application for the organization. - Make recommendations when appropriate for execution/inclusion by the organization. As well, design and implement the appropriate technologies to support and improve communications, access to information, and end-user productivity. - Design custom software solutions to support business processes where software packages are not available or suitable and direct these projects to their eventual implementation. - Provides leadership, coaching and development to IT team members (staff and consultants). - Ensure software, hardware and network installs, re-installs, upgrades, moves, changes and relocations are made when necessary and as required. - Oversee the monitoring & optimization of performance, maintenance, back-up, security & recovery of servers, systems & databases. - Proactively identify and recommend opportunities to improve the IT infrastructure of the organization - Partner with senior management in the development and implementation of IT business plan and initiatives. - Provide IT counsel to senior management on an ongoing basis

Company: Private School

I worked there from 9/2012 until now

Freelance Writer/Editor

create, manage, edit, and curate content for technology clients

Company: NewsCred

I worked there from 10/2018 until now

Freelance Technology Writer

create, manage, edit, and curate content

Company: Scripted

I worked there from 1/2014 until 5/2017

Content I Write