Senior Cyber Security Engineer
Provided independent contracted IA engineering support services to the U.S. Army CECOM, Software Engineering Center (SEC), Information Operations Directorate, IA Division, located at Fort Monmouth, NJ.
- Researched, managed, and implemented security protection technologies (i.e., firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS), data encryption, Biometrics, etc.,) to mitigate systems security vulnerabilities discovered as apart of the DoD Information Technology Security Certification & Accreditation Process (DITSCAP), DOD Directive 8510.1, and Common Criteria/Orange Book criteria evaluations.
- Drafted and tested Systems Security Authorization Agreements (SSAA), Certification Test & Evaluation Plans and Procedures (CT&E), and Security Test & Evaluation Plans and Procedures (ST&E) for strategic and tactical Army computer systems and networks.
- Conducted various security vulnerability assessments (e.g., Patch Analysis, Port Analysis, Malicious Code Analysis, and CERT Vulnerability Analysis,) and documented the results in Certification Reports, Residual Risk Assessment Reports, User Security Policy Manuals, and Standing Operating Procedures.
- Made recommendations to Army Commanders on how to mitigate the remaining residual risks by implementing various information security technologies, such as Biometrics, IDSs, Firewalls, Tier'ed Network Infrastructures, and advanced auditing technologies, as well as exploitation of emerging IPv6 advanced authentication and data security capabilities.