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Ron Austin

Current activity:

Ron’s areas of interest within network security include ethical hacking and penetration testing, web security and network security. Ron also has a research interest in e-books and distance learning. He is currently in the process of writing an e-book for his networking students.

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Area of expertise:

  • Voice Over Internet Protocol
  • Security Technologies
  • Network Security
  • Forensic and ethical Hacking
  • Wireless and Mobile Technologies
  • Telecommunications and Mobile Applications
  • Computer Networking


Ron has 17 years of industrial experience, working for Telewest, Energis, and Cable and Wireless. He managed and built the Freeserve network before moving to Cable and Wireless, where he managed the network management systems, Operational Systems Support, for the Voice Over IP (VOIP) network.