DMJ IT Professional Earns CISSP Credential

– DMJ & Co., PLLC, a North Carolina based CPA and accounting firm, is pleased to announce that Eric Panknin, MCSE, of DMJ & Co., PLLC (DMJ), has been awarded the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credential. This certification is widely considered the gold standard for security and IT professionals. The credential documents their proven technical and managerial competence, skills, experience, and credibility to design, engineer, implement, and manage information security programs to protect organizations from growing sophisticated cyber-attacks, such as the ransomware assaults that may target businesses, healthcare organizations, and government agencies.    

Eric Panknin, MCSE, CISSP joined the firm in 2009 and is an IT Consulting Manager for DMJ’s North Carolina offices. Eric earned his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In his pursuit of a more formal education in his field, Eric became a Certified Novell Administrator, Certified Citrix Administrator, and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. Eric also maintains the MCSE certification, which he has seen through three core network operating systems.   

DMJ is a Top 300 CPA firm with offices in Greensboro, Durham, and Sanford, NC. DMJ’s philosophy―personal attention, verifiable results—is the cornerstone of the firm’s practice and client relationships often go beyond the scope of traditional accounting and auditing services. DMJ is a member of CPAmerica, Inc. and affiliated with the Crowe International alliances of firms.    DMJ offers an array of services, including certified public accounting, wealth management, and medical and dental practice consulting. The firm also provides a host of specialized services, such as technology and international tax consulting, cost segregation, ERISA audits, and succession planning for privately-held businesses. For more information about DMJ, visit