Security Tools
Fluency (SEIM)Expert Ticketing SystemsAdvanced Greylog (SEIM)Advanced CrowdstrikeIntermediate SentinelOneIntermediate WiresharkIntermediate
Networking Concepts
Routing and SwitchingExpert DNSExpert Network SecurityAdvanced Packet CaptureAdvanced VPNAdvanced
Operating System Administration
WindowsExpert LinuxIntermediate
Scripting Languages
PythonAdvanced PowershellAdvanced BashIntermediate
SOC Analyst Tier 1
CyberClan 2021
Protecting more than 100 clients leveraging multiple SEIM and EDR products. First responsder for several ransomware-related incidents. Assisted in creating and tuning detections to generate clearer and more actionable alerts. Communicated security controls, risks, and changes to clients in a timely and easily understood manner. In charge of training all new SOC Analysts on SEIM usage, event data analysis, and converting those findings into client-actionable information. Tasked with multiple specialized threat hunts in client environments.
Distributed Solution and Web Automation Designer (Contractor)
Self-Employed 20192020
Full time python development for web application testing. Oversaw network infrastructure redevelopment. Managed a small team in creating a containerized version of the client's in-house tools for quick redeployment for new engagements and tests.
Doak Shirreff Lawyers LLP. 20172017
Led deployment of Priviledged Access Workstations (PAW) and LAPS. Worked with end-users to develop Windows Group Policy changes to improve security without creating barriers to work.
Self Employed 20172018
Tutored students for CCNA, Security+, and Linux+ certifications
Challenge write-ups, small technical guides, tech- and system-related thoughts.
Blue Team Level 1 (BTL1)
Security Blue Team 2022-12
24-hour practical exam covering security operations domains including phishing analysis, digital forensics, threat intelligence, SIEM, and incident response
Security+ Certification
CompTIA 2021-05-29 - 2023-05-29
Top 50% in OpenSOC CTF
DEF CON (Blue Team Village) 2020-08
Team of 3 with minimal previous tool experience placed in the top half of teams at the OpenSOC CTF
Okanagan College
Not Applicable (Unfinished) Fall 2016Spring 2019
Networking and Telecommunications Engineering
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