Instructor's Summary

Mr. Deon Herbst


Mr. Deon Herbst, PE, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Communication Systems Engineer with over 25 years of extensive experience in the industry.  He is an expert in the area of Industrial Data Communications, VoiceOver IP, Telecommunications, Network Security & Monitoring, Security Control & Automation Systems, and Industrial Field Instrumentation.

Mr. Herbst is currently the President of Data & Systems Technology Incorporation that specializes in system design, development, integration, deployment and maintenance of both hardware and software data communication systems as well as embedded applications, to field projects & inspection services in mostly the same area.  In general, the company has successfully completed numerous Data Communication systems design projects among which include the design, manufacture, deployment and maintenance of Access Control Systems, CCTV Systems, Telecommunication Systems, IP Based Telecommunications, Data & Network Monitoring Systems for Interception purposes, Consumer electronics, FPGA & RF Design & Implementation, DSP Based designs, Speech Processing, Cryptography and Data Security.

Mr. Herbst spends most of his time on consultancy projects that made him a world renowned for his professionalism and practical problem solving abilities. Therewith, he has provided several international companies consultancy services on data communication software & hardware development, mainly specialising in Industrial Communications, Electronic Access Control Systems, Time & Attendance Systems, Systems Integration, Telecommunications, Neural Networks, Data Security, Network security, Business Application Development and Network Monitoring.

Mr. Herbst has Master & Bachelor degrees in Communication Systems Engineering.