Fahmida Y. Rashid

Fahmida Y. Rashid is an analyst who has covered networking and security for a number of years. Rashid was a senior writer covering security, core Internet ­infrastructure and open source at eWEEK. Rashid reviewed networking security software, hardware and services as an analyst at PCMag Labs. She was also a senior technical editor at CRN Test Center reviewing open source, storage and networking products from 2007 to 2008. Before setting out her journalism shingle, she was a ­technology consultant, first at PricewaterhouseCoopers and later with the ­Business Consulting Services group in IBM Global Services. She has worked in the trenches as help desk, QA tester, software and Web developer, and network administrator.