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KORAGE2001@GMAIL.COM
904-303-7503
10075 GATE PKWY N # 2408
Jacksonville, FL 32246
Information Security Analyst
11 years experience W2
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Summary

A results-driven IT professional with notable successes in a broad range of public/private IT security initiatives while participating in planning, analyzing, and implementing solutions in support of business objectives. Excel at providing comprehensive systems analysis, system security monitoring, and auditing; risk assessments; testing information technology controls and developing security policies, procedures, and guidelines based on FISMA and NIST protocols and full lifecycle project management. Hands-on experience leading all stages of system development efforts with different frameworks. Outstanding project and program leader, able to coordinate and direct all phases of project-based efforts while managing, motivating, and guiding teams. Having over six (6) years of experience in Computer Information Systems, mostly majoring in Information System Security.

Experience
Business Risk Consultant
Banking/Financial
Nov 2016 - Apr 2017
  • Provides support to the risk effort through the measurement of risks associated with the company and its efforts.
  • Responsible for projects designed to enhance risk capabilities and collaborate with other business units to complete projects and fulfill ad hoc requests.
  • Develops risk models and methodologies to identify and measure sources of risk to the company.
  • Completes ad-hoc quantitative analysis to support the Risk management with oversight for the risk effort and communicates risks to management, clients, prospective clients, and consultants.
  • Communicates potential risks to audiences outside of the risk team.
  • Assists in monitoring and reporting on risks and controls in all areas of the company and its products and services.
  • Assists in implementation of risk controls as they pertain to regulatory requirements.
  • Developments of systems required to measure and monitor all types of risks related to the company’s business.
  • Development activities will include tasks related to the development of methodologies to be used and specification of data storage and reporting requirements.
  • Performs quantitative analysis contributing to risk efforts while increasing and enhancing the company’s risk management capabilities.
Quanitative Analysis Risk Management
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Cyber Security Analyst
Information Technology
Jan 2016 - Jul 2016
  • Developed a security baseline controls and test plan that was used to assess implemented security controls.
  • Conducted a kick off meeting in order to categorize new products systems according to requirements of Low, Moderate or High system.
  • Conducted a security control assessment to assess the adequacy of management, operational privacy, and technical security controls implemented.
  • Developed a risk assessment report. This report identified threats and vulnerabilities applicable to organization’s systems. In addition, it also evaluates the likelihood that vulnerability can be exploited, assesses the impact associated with these threats and vulnerabilities, and identified the overall risk level.
  • Ensured continued effectiveness of all security controls, vulnerabilities, and threats to support organizational risk management decisions in the international market.
  • Developed an E-Authentication report to provide technical guidance in the implementation of electronic authentication (e-authentication).
  • Ensure availability, scalability, uptime, & security requirements of all services and systems are clearly understood and addressed to preserve the integrity and design of the Security system to support mission-critical infrastructure necessary for daily operations.
  • Coordinate ongoing updates to security management policies and procedures whiles adhering to defined security standards and checklists.
System Requirements Cyber Security Risk Assessment Security Analyst Risk Management
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Systems Administrator/IT
Information Technology
Dec 2009 - Jan 2016
  • Developed a security baseline controls and test plan that was used to assess implemented security controls.
  • Conducted a security control assessment to assess the adequacy of management, operational privacy, and technical security controls implemented.
  • Upgrade IT operations by implementing and maintaining security controls to current IT infrastructure and website.
  • Assisted in the development of rules of engagement documentation in order to facilitate the scanning of network, applications and databases for vulnerabilities.
  • Provide support to internal and external audit teams as required.
  • Developed a risk assessment report. This report identified threats and vulnerabilities applicable to systems. In addition, it also evaluates the likelihood that vulnerability can be exploited, assesses the impact associated with these threats and vulnerabilities, and identified the overall risk level.
  • Assisted in the development of the current database security monitoring system to helpin maintaining an ongoing awareness of information security (Ensure continued effectiveness of all security controls), vulnerabilities, and threats to support organizational risk management decisions.
  • Responsible for managing data control and daily data security checks.
  • Part of the team tasked of ensuring the availability, scalability, uptime & security requirements of all services and systems were clearly understood and addressed.
  • Assigned other administrative task by the Ambassador as and when needed.
Risk Assessment Risk Management Information Security Data Security Auditing Test Planning System Administration
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Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
Degree: Computer Science
Devry University 2015
Tema Ghana
DataLink University 2009
Certifications
Currently pursuing certification in: * CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional
CIPP - Certified Information Privacy Professional
CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor
Skills
Auditing
2016
6
Data Security
2016
6
Information Security
2016
6
Risk Assessment
2016
6
Risk Management
2017
6
System Administration
2016
6
Test Planning
2016
6
Analysis
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1
C++
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Compliance
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1
Cyber Security
2016
1
Data Integrity
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FISMA
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1
Linux
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1
Microsoft Excel
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1
MS Project
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1
MS SharePoint
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1
NIST
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1
Project Management
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1
Quanitative Analysis
2017
1
RSA
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1
Security Analyst
2016
1
Splunk
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1
System Analysis
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1
System Requirements
2016
1
UNIX
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1