There & Back Again; A Cyber Journey
20 years of experience in the IT field; over 15 years of experience in fast-paced, high-volume cyber environments. On-call 24/7/365 for technical, leadership, and Incident Response escalations in various roles.
Worked on over 2500 different corporate networks/infrastructures on a daily basis; companies ranging from 1-100,000+ employees.
Extensive experience creating documentation, integration, auditing, reporting; as an analyst, engineer, and leader.
Multiple forms of clearance with various projects / handled classified data with 0 violations (DoD, DHS, USPS).
Multiple functions of the Risk Assessment process for over 15 years, ranging from analyst, engineer, and leadership roles; for both internal and external entities, including multiple forms of classification, sensitivity, and scope.
Completed 15 years of various audits successfully (operational, financial, healthcare) from start to finish at multiple levels of depth. 0 critical audit exceptions published for any of the audits we’ve conducted with ITIL, SAS70, SSAE16, FFIEC, Governance, due diligence, DHS, USPS, and even internal audit teams appointed by the board. We have been on multiple sides of the audit as both auditor and auditee.
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) knowledge-based creation of processes, documentation, training programs, reporting, strategy; for multiple different scopes of compliance and classification.
Configured, managed, implemented/deployed, reported thousands of multi-factor environments using multiple different platforms in addition to multiple different forms of compliance.
Worked with every major platform, in addition to proprietary Linux-based devices.
Designed more than 5 Security Operations Centers in 3 countries (compliance, data classification requirements).
GCIA GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst. Trillion+ alerts! (that’s right!). Design, configuration, implementation, auditing.
Multiple different vendors and partnerships through measurable, consistent performance vectors and accountability on all sides.
Experience integrating multiple teams for reasons ranging from budget, acquisition, etc. 100% success rate.
20 years of experience creating, implementing, training multiple departments, geographical regions, languages. Our training programs have been audited by multiple different compliances & data classifications.
Leader of multiple levels of Governance program from strategy, reporting, communication, and execution (internally, externally, vendor, and partner levels).
Completed countless projects from many aspects of the Project Management process.
Throughout the years we have worked with PMs and worked as PMs with goals ranging from small business to large corporation.
Countless reports: Executive, operational, financial, engineering, compliance, governance, classification, HR. Ranging from small business to large corporation, we’ve been responsible for reporting on it. Organic success is higher when you report on efficient variables that have measurable results.
Capable of successfully wearing many hats, the OPS/SOC folks are the teams that the marketing & public relations teams lean on heavily.
The term AI is misused in many contexts as Automation is often sold as AI. We understand the difference between AI and Automation and can help you understand how humans and AI can work together to maximize operational performance.
20 years of budget experience, 15+ of those years were at management level or higher.
Sourced qualified candidates, interviewed, hired, creating pre-requisites and strategies for multiple countries, languages, positions. Using both internal and external hiring resources. Our teams have always been recognized as the most diverse when compared to other teams in the same companies.
Designed, implemented, audited, and tested thousands of different DR solutions for all budgets.
Website design, creation, Email server configuration, Domain registration/maintenance, server administration, patch management/update process.