Sample Cyber Security Specialist Resume

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Charles Smith
250 Cassette Court,
Chicago Park, CA, 95712
222-222-2222
[email]

Summary
A trained professional with great familiarity and hands-on experience in planning, coordination, and maintenance of an organization’s information security; his tasks involved training and education of internal users on topics linking to computer security to increase awareness on prevention of security breaches and be able to respond to cyber attacks, and, in some cases, gather data and evidence to be used in prosecuting cyber crime; his exposure involved installation of security software and network monitoring essential in today’ corporate scenario as cyber attacks have increased and became more sophisticated.

Professional Experience:

Senior Cyber Security SpecialistJanuary 2006- Present
J.J. Thompson Financials, Ltd. Cambridge, Massachusetts
Responsibilities:

  • Conducted security inspections and surveillance operations with other MIS team personnel.
  • Provided security protection to the company’s data, documents, financial records and other relevant information.
  • Coordinated with law enforcement agencies on some reported cases of cyber crime.
  • Conducted initial reviews of audit logs pertaining to critical information systems encompassing review of weekly-generated reports and identification suspicious activities.
  • Coordinated and delegated security assurance activities to subordinates; main tasks involved identification and gathering of evidences to verify compliance to approved security baselines for various operating systems and internal server databases.

Cyber Security AnalystMarch 2003 – November 2005
Gartner and Brooke Associates, Los Angeles, California
Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated review of logs and user access data availability and programs for both regular and privileged users.
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of information security policies, laws, standards, and processes for corporate governance.
  • Drafted and edited prevailing internal regulatory compliance laws on email and network security.
  • Recommended hardware and software upgrades and purchase approvals to help secure the company’s valuable information and prevent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.
  • Educated the employees on the procedures to be followed should they be faced with such individual attacks.

Assistant Cyber Security OfficerNovember 1999- January 2003
Gartner and Brooke Associates, Los Angeles, California
Responsibilities:

  • Conducted security inspections and surveillance operations with other MIS team personnel.
  • Provided security protection to the company’s data, documents, financial records and other relevant information.
  • Coordinated with law enforcement agencies on some reported cases of cyber crime.
  • Conducted initial reviews of audit logs pertaining to critical information systems encompassing review of weekly-generated reports and identification suspicious activities.
  • Coordinated and delegated security assurance activities to subordinates; main tasks involved identification and gathering of evidences to verify compliance to approved security baselines for various operating systems and internal server databases.

Cyber Security AnalystMarch 2003 – November 2005
Gartner and Brooke Associates, Los Angeles, California

Education
1994 – 1996Masters Degree in Information System
Princeton University, NJ
1989 – 1994 Bachelor’s Degree in Information System
Princeton University, NJ

Skills:

  • Vast knowledge and experience in handling IT processes and functions, industry frameworks and compliance regulations such as COBIT, SOX, ISO 270001, ISO 27002
  • Good interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate skills associated in computer programming, software, and applications
  • Security expert

Affiliations
Custom Officers Association of California, Member

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