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Information Security Consultants help businesses protect themselves from cyber attacks. Typical resume examples for this job mention duties such as consulting with clients, developing data protection strategies, installing firewalls, upgrading antivirus software, and offering safety advice. Based on our most successful example resumes, the ideal candidate should demonstrate excellent communication skills, customer service orientation, information security expertise, attention to details, and time management. Successful candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in information technology or a similar field.

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1

USDA, OCIO, NITC Senior Information Security Consultant I

Developed, updated and wrote the annual NITC and OCIO security plans in accordance with the standards established by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and USDA Cyber Security.

  • Led the effort for certification and accreditation for 27 NITC systems.
  • Reduced 127 Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) for security vulnerabilities by 55% and loaded project plans into CSAM.
  • Facilitated ongoing process improvement while monitoring security vulnerabilities and discussing action items with system administrators which improved quality and service by 22%.
  • Selected Federal employees to participate in NITC wide Vulnerability Assessment Team (VAT) in reducing risks 65% by implementing monthly action item meetings.
  • Experience with Government standards and guidelines (OMB A-130, A-123, NIST SP […] NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-30, FIPS 199, FISMA, PRISMA).
  • Conducted technical information security and assurance concepts to non-information security individuals to improve overall security awareness for NITC.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Health Administration / Business Administration
2

Information Security Consultant

Participated in multiple client projects including Bank of America, Take Two Interactive, MWW Group, Bank Leumi, and NYCHA

  • Conducted IT audits for general and application controls for client financial systems
  • Reviewed client IT policies and procedures to ensure compliance with best practices.
  • Constructed audit test plans utilizing CoBiT and ISO17799 standards for general and application controls
  • Interviewed process owners, supervisors and end users to determine correct application and functioning of controls
  • Organized and documented test plans, gap logs and evidence in form of work papers
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Film
3

Information Security Consultant

As principal advisor established relationship with businesses and customers, interpreted and applied standards, policies, best practices and analyzed threats and vulnerabilities, and designed system security strategy and architecture. Led team and promoted use of security requirements for System Development Life Cycle across multiple IT projects.

  • Analyzed data security controls to identify weaknesses, and designed strategies to address gaps and non-compliance for multiple projects. Leveraged NIST SP 800, PCI DSS, ISO 17799 standards and techniques as basis for risk management assessment.
  • Designed, shared, presented and supervised implementation of guidelines for developing secure software, database monitoring and data masking. As accomplished presenter, engaged audience and heightened security awareness throughout enterprise.
  • Evaluated technologies, processes and vendors, and selected superior service. Assessed SOW, SLA and service contracts and derived best value proposition.
  • Examined Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plans and addressed short- and long-term critical business requirements.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
MS
Telecommunications
4

Information Security Consultant

Conducted Certification & Accreditation activities of the Government's critical and major support applications.

  • Interviewed end-users to quantify and qualify security practices IAW security frameworks, NIST 800-53 and ISO 17799.
  • Performed network and application penetration test in test/production environment.
  • Conducted black/white box security assessments with industry standard security tools (i.e. Nessus, Fortify).
  • Prepared written report for Executives/Stakeholders that explained the vulnerabilities and provided recommendation for mitigation.
  • Compiled and wrote risk assessments (RA), Security Manuals, System Security Plans (SSP), Disaster Recovery and Contingency Plans (DR/CP).
  • Researched and documented security recommendations and outline a roadmap for implementation.
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
English
PhD
Doctor of Philosophy
MBA
Master of Business Administration
5

Senior Information Security Consultant

I served as a senior information security consultant and project manager consisting of the responsibility of all NIDS (Network Intrusion Detection Systems) technical and architectural design and implementation as well as a Unix Security Manager (as a member of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee) for the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic Games in cooperation with the United States Secret Service.

  • Scripted a customized, alternative for a file integrity solution for routers for the Schlumberger Network Infrastructure supporting hundreds of routers company-wide
  • Created customized, automated scripts utilizing expect and python languages to migrate and capture configuration changes for several hundred company networking routers
  • Organized incident response implementations for all 2002 winter Olympic Games networks
  • Produced all secured NIDS sensor images and configurations for viable Olympic games networks
  • Successfully designed and implemented a comprehensive, network intrusion detection architecture for the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic games network which also included consistent improvement of existing self-written scripts for scalability that created forensic analysis for the Snort intrusion detection engine
  • Served as acting manager for all Unix Information Security implementation and administration during the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic games
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Information Security Consultant

Developed corporate information security guidelines

  • Led the design of a web hosting environment (including DEV/QAT/PRD) when the decision was made to bring the corporate web presence in-house. This project included network design as well as security design/considerations including firewall, IPS, and operating system configurations
  • Managed and executed firewall refresh project. This included a vendor comparison to select a platform as well as a redesign of the SCADA environment and corporate perimeter network exchange to better address the needs of the organization. This refresh involved the upgrading/replacing of 20 firewalls including a review/audit of every existing firewall configuration before adding it to the new hardware
  • In addition to the 20 firewalls replaced as part of the refresh project, was responsible for all aspects of configuration, deployment and maintenance of approximately 25 more. These configurations include numerous VPNs both internally and externally with vendors/partners. Firewall infrastructure also includes many HA configurations including HA pairs of firewalls located in different physical loctations 10 miles apart which leverage DWDM over dark fiber to provide layer 2 connectivity between sites
  • Developed comprehensive standards based 802.1x plan for wired and wireless network access control. Worked with EAP-TLS and TTLS, Microsoft and juniper supplicants, as well as Great Bay Software and Amigopod sponsored guest access solutions
  • Played key role in working with network engineering to make network design decisions including the design of a new facility and datacenter
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Information Technology
7

Wells Fargo Enterprise Information Security Consultant

Completed IT risk assessments for a diversified financial institution with operations around the world

  • Worked with varying lines of business to facilitate the risk assessment process for on time implementation of projects
  • Quickly and competently understood the risks associated with the interconnectivity between complex system spanning multiple platforms
  • Scheduled and facilitated conference calls with various teams on a global scale
  • Managed and monitored timelines of projects that span multiple months in order ensure on time implementation and completion
  • Identified events or circumstances in a variety of systems (application, hardware, infrastructure) that can introduce risk to the organization
  • Engaged with Subject Matter Experts as well as team members from other areas of Risk Management to gather information, understand various request, and complete projects on time
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

Senior Information Security Consultant and Penetration Tester

Senior Security and Penetration Tester, consulted with Fortune 500 and celebrity clients across the globe to perform threat assessments, audits and penetration tests

  • Performed multiple network and application penetration tests for celebrity and fortune 500 clients;
  • Developed internal security policies and designed and implemented new more secure network;
  • Trained 250+ employees to use new security procedures and hardware;
  • Provided remediation and disaster recovery consulting during and after security incidents (both information and physical);
  • Evaluated new technologies in surveillance, counter-surveillance, access control, alarms, and information security;
  • Performed data recovery and data forensics for clients and internally;
  • Performed risk and cost benefit analyses to determine needed levels of security controls;
  • Supervised Technical Surveillance and Counter Measures (TSCM) (aka Bug Sweeps) surveys for clients
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MS
Computer Education And Cognitive Systems
9

Senior Information Security Consultant

Led a Team of 3 consultants interfacing with the business, application owners and IT in order to control the Privileged Access accounts and entitlements of primary and secondary access for over 400 SOX critical applications worldwide.

  • Responsible for account provisioning and removals across all applications in order to meet audit requirements for SOX applications.
  • Coordinated with the Business and various application owners to define business process.
  • Directed the consulting team in the distribution of workload from management and created executive status reports and scorecards and trending for management covering the teams' progress.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
Computer Science
10

Information Security Consultant

Lead Engineer tasked with performing an enterprise wide TAMeb/TDS upgrade from 5.1/5.2 to 6.1.

  • Design and detail an upgrade plan that was reviewed and approved by all business owners.
  • Perform upgrades in a sandbox environment to demonstrate the feasibility of the upgrade as well as conduct test data migrations to eliminate any lost account data.
  • Document and test all upgrade scripts and procedures before handing off to other personnel.
  • Conduct Technical investigations, develop enhanced monitoring using TDI as well as maintenance on the upgraded systems.
  • Develop TDI solutions for LDAP data validation, backups and monitoring as well as log file management for TAMeb and TDS components.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Electrical / Electronics Engg
MS
Information Systems

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