Staff Profile – Jeremy Childress

Title: Security Analyst

Years at UNK ITS: 10

Family: Wife – Andrea, Dog – Bella

Hobbies/Interests: Cars, motorcycles, dogs/dog training

Areas of ITS responsibility: Multi-Factor Authentication, Firewall, Log Management, Payment Card Industry Compliance, Data Loss Prevention,

Tell us about the journey that led you to IT: I spent 16 years in the Nebraska National Guard as an M1 Abrams tank mechanic, and worked full time in the maintenance shop at the armory.  I then spent 2 years in the IT department at the Buckle before joining the networking team at UNK.

Do you prefer Windows or Mac?  Why?  Windows.  Macs aren’t designed to work in an enterprise environment and require us to come up with workarounds to get them to “just work”.

Do you prefer white, dark or milk chocolate? Yes

What was your favorite TV show growing up? Am I grown up yet?

What was (or is) your favorite video game? NASCAR Racing Online

What do you like on your pizza?  Canadian bacon and Pineapple