Ambitious Information Security Specialist driven to tackle unexpected technical issues with skill and accuracy while maintaining the
standards of confidentiality in handling and protecting sensitive data
Versatile and highly effective at working independently and as part of a team. Expertise in Risk Assessments and Mitigation, Network Defense, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Project Analysis and Reporting, Security Policy Management and Compliance, Disaster Recovery, Technical Support, and Customer Care/Satisfaction.
Diverse industry experience, gained through a combination of contract and permanent employment, with the ability to adapt to new environments, and learn new technical skills in a quick and efficient manner.
Superior breath of experience in network administration and information security.
Excellent proficiency with encryption Firewalls authorization methodologies and Web filtering authentication
Profound facility with security policy development implementation and enforcement
Sound grasp of a variety of Internet protocols
Advanced critical thinking in data analysis and network security threat identification
Strong expertise in detecting intrusions via network scans
Exceptional skills in critical issue identification and resolution
Outstanding skills in conveying complex technical information clearly and accessibly
04/2013 to Current
Information Security SpecialistWILL COMPUTER SERVICES INC － Gaithersburg, MD
Conducted computer diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems and provide technical assistance and support.
Oversaw local IT infrastructure including servers, security, networking, storage systems and desktop.
Analyzed network packet information and computer OS system data to identify and characterize anomalies on networks.
Monitored, and operated existing security solutions such as Arbor Networks for DDOS attacks, HP ArcSight for event correlation, RSA NetWitness for real-time network forensics and automated threat analysis, and FireEye for proactive security analysis.
Integrated multiples data feeds from local network devices and forwarded into HP ArcSight ESM via HP ArcSight Logger and HP ArcSight Connector Appliances for Analysis by CSIRT/SOC.
Provided day-to-day firewall monitoring.
Assisted Senior Security Analyst with the investigation of and response to network security breaches.
Established and maintain IPSec-based connectivity with external vendors.