Security analyst and Linux admin

About me

I am a security analyst with a a passion for open source projects and the Linux platform. I have experience with many aspects related to Information Technology, including devops(system administration), network administration, and security related aspects. My primary skills and knowledge are in Linux administration and information security/Blue team, incident response.

Analytical experience

  • Familiar with and able to use many open source security/analysis tools
    • OSSEC, OpenVas, WireShark/TShark, Snort/Suricata, EnCase
  • Vulnerability analysis, computer/network forensics and signature (YARA/SNORT/Open IOC) development
  • Malware analysis, pcap analysis, anomaly detection, IDS/log review
  • In depth incident response, analysis and remediation recommendations

Linux skills

  • Proficient in Linux administration on RHEL, CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu systems
  • GIAC Certified UNIX Security Administrator (GCUX)
  • Qemu/KVM virtualization adminstration
  • Extensive firewall (IPTables, CISCO/ASA) and networking experience
  • Scripting ability with bash, perl, python, Golang and C

Networking concepts

  • Network security experience utilizing Linux as firewalls and routers, VPN, Cisco and Sonicwall devices
  • Knowledge of common networking protocols and ports including TCPDUMP/PCAP and WireShark analysis
  • Installation, configuration and administration of Cisco network infrastructure