IT security, attack & penetration, hardening, Linux system administration, networking, cloud
Aktualisiert am 15.09.2023
Profil
Freiberufler / Selbstständiger
Remote-Arbeit
Verfügbar ab: 30.09.2023
Verfügbar zu: 100%
davon vor Ort: 100%
system hardening
Informationssicherheit
Linux Administration
penetration testing
Cloud Computing
Virtualisierung
IT security audit
routing switching networking
Firewall
VPN
IDS/IPS
Russian
Native language, writing and speaking fluency
English
Proficient, writing and speaking fluency
German
Conversational knowledge
Latvian
Intermediate knowledge

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

50827 (+100km)
möglich

Projekte

Projekte

4 Jahre 4 Monate
2020-02 - heute

Information security services

  • Having relocated to Germany at the end of 2019 for the family reasons, I have focused my work mainly at the technical side of the information security services, penetration testing and Linux administration providing services to several accounts
Self-employed, Germany
16 Jahre 10 Monate
2002-10 - 2019-07

Determine the key areas of the market requirements

co-founder
co-founder
  • Develop and implement company strategy by effectively coordinating and managing its overall business with accounts
  • Ensure in-depth understanding of the clients business structure, strategy and requirements
  • Implement certain initiatives to continually improve customer satisfaction in line with the predefined strategy
  • Seek new partnering opportunities to expand the services offering to be able to approach larger clients, develop and manage bilateral agreements


Key technical responsibilities:
  • Provide security auditing to a range of clients including: external, internal, webapp and wireless penetration testing
  • Develop and implement information security awareness programs, risk assessment and risk reduction strategies
  • Prepare online social engineering and phishing campaigns
  • Implement and maintain secure infrastructure design and hardening procedures
on request, United Kingdom
6 Jahre
2011-01 - 2016-12

Providing services

co-founder
co-founder
Established start-up focused at providing services for secure distribution and access to sensitive data in untrusted on-line environments; from the idea to the complete SaaS platform
  • In-depth understanding of the underlying technical processes
  • Infrastructure design and coordination with devops
  • Team creation and management of talented programmers
  • Establish business processes and operations
  • Create brand and identity
on request, United Kingdom
5 Monate
2002-05 - 2002-09

Managed a number of designated accounts

Carrier Relations Manager
Carrier Relations Manager
Managed a number of designated accounts and developed new strategic partnerships on the international level
  • Maintain and develop assigned strategic key accounts
  • Enhance profitable customer relationships and identifying opportunities to drive sales performance
  • Provide cost efficient termination for our international voice traffic by managing buying/selling relationships with a number of international carriers in EMEA region
DENTEL GMBH International, Latvia

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

2000 ? 2001

MSc in Management at Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster, UK

Grade: Merit

MSc Dissertation: on request


1996 ? 2000

BSc (Hons) Management Science at DeMontfort University, Leicester, UK

Grade: 1st Class Honours

BSc Dissertation: on request

Kompetenzen

Kompetenzen

Top-Skills

system hardening Informationssicherheit Linux Administration penetration testing Cloud Computing Virtualisierung IT security audit routing switching networking Firewall VPN IDS/IPS

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen / Methoden

PERSONAL PROFILE

My background includes both management and technical sides. As an information security specialist providing consultancy to a broad spectrum of clients across all industries, I have over 20 years of commercial security expertise at both strategic and operational level. As a co-founder, I have successfully established a professional consultancy dealing in information security field and proven my ability to achieve considerable results both, in day-to-day operation and development of new business.


KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Innovative, creative, confident, pragmatic, reliable and self-driven. A strong lateral thinker with a natural ability to communicate effectively and cause action from the board room to the engineering lab
  • I excel at aligning IT with business needs, creating a strong affinity between technology and business processes and goals. With first rate communication and negotiation skills, including the ability to convey difficult technical issues at all business levels, I am able to successfully bridge the gap and integrate technology and business
  • Great insight into different areas of information technology and security with main expertise at application, wired & wireless networking security, attack & penetration services and hardening
  • Effective working individually as well as being a proactive team player with proven ability to manage and lead teams, translating business requirements and ideas into real life scenarios using technology
  • Fast learner and a bit paranoid


IT SYSTEM SKILLS
  • Linux: in-depth knowledge of different distributions. Main OS for over 20 years. Experience with custom built distros for embedded devices (OpenWRT, Android, ESP8266, Arduino etc.)
  • Windows: Good knowledge of Microsoft family OS?es
  • Office and Business Apps: Open/MS Office, CRMs, SAS, SPSS, Arena Simulations
  • Routing/Switching: Good knowledge and experience working with Cisco, Mikrotik, Ubiquity, Netgear, HP
  • Networking: TCP/IP, Ethernet, Infiniband, VLAN, STP, Switching and routing protocols, QoS
  • Wireless: 802.11, Bluetooth, ZigBee
  • Virtualisation: Cloudstack, Proxmox, VMWare, VirtualBOX, KVM, Docker, Ceph
  • Traffic Encryption: IPSEC, OpenVPN, Wireguard, SSL/TLS, PPTP
  • Networking Security: Firewalling (Network + Application), IDS/IPS, DLP, 802.1x
  • Security Tools: Kali, Backbox, Metasploit, Burp, SQLmap, OpenVAS, Nessus, Nmap, etc. etc.
  • Services: HTTP, DNS/SEC, SMTP, IMAP, MAPI, RADIUS, SQL, CCTV, MQTT, SIEM, Network Monitoring and logging, Infrastructure automation, Applied Cryptography, PKI etc. etc.
  • Ability to learn and understand any software package and integrate it into the existing IT infrastructure

Einsatzorte

Einsatzorte

50827 (+100km)
möglich

Projekte

Projekte

4 Jahre 4 Monate
2020-02 - heute

Information security services

  • Having relocated to Germany at the end of 2019 for the family reasons, I have focused my work mainly at the technical side of the information security services, penetration testing and Linux administration providing services to several accounts
Self-employed, Germany
16 Jahre 10 Monate
2002-10 - 2019-07

Determine the key areas of the market requirements

co-founder
co-founder
  • Develop and implement company strategy by effectively coordinating and managing its overall business with accounts
  • Ensure in-depth understanding of the clients business structure, strategy and requirements
  • Implement certain initiatives to continually improve customer satisfaction in line with the predefined strategy
  • Seek new partnering opportunities to expand the services offering to be able to approach larger clients, develop and manage bilateral agreements


Key technical responsibilities:
  • Provide security auditing to a range of clients including: external, internal, webapp and wireless penetration testing
  • Develop and implement information security awareness programs, risk assessment and risk reduction strategies
  • Prepare online social engineering and phishing campaigns
  • Implement and maintain secure infrastructure design and hardening procedures
on request, United Kingdom
6 Jahre
2011-01 - 2016-12

Providing services

co-founder
co-founder
Established start-up focused at providing services for secure distribution and access to sensitive data in untrusted on-line environments; from the idea to the complete SaaS platform
  • In-depth understanding of the underlying technical processes
  • Infrastructure design and coordination with devops
  • Team creation and management of talented programmers
  • Establish business processes and operations
  • Create brand and identity
on request, United Kingdom
5 Monate
2002-05 - 2002-09

Managed a number of designated accounts

Carrier Relations Manager
Carrier Relations Manager
Managed a number of designated accounts and developed new strategic partnerships on the international level
  • Maintain and develop assigned strategic key accounts
  • Enhance profitable customer relationships and identifying opportunities to drive sales performance
  • Provide cost efficient termination for our international voice traffic by managing buying/selling relationships with a number of international carriers in EMEA region
DENTEL GMBH International, Latvia

Aus- und Weiterbildung

Aus- und Weiterbildung

2000 ? 2001

MSc in Management at Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster, UK

Grade: Merit

MSc Dissertation: on request


1996 ? 2000

BSc (Hons) Management Science at DeMontfort University, Leicester, UK

Grade: 1st Class Honours

BSc Dissertation: on request

Kompetenzen

Kompetenzen

Top-Skills

system hardening Informationssicherheit Linux Administration penetration testing Cloud Computing Virtualisierung IT security audit routing switching networking Firewall VPN IDS/IPS

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen / Methoden

PERSONAL PROFILE

My background includes both management and technical sides. As an information security specialist providing consultancy to a broad spectrum of clients across all industries, I have over 20 years of commercial security expertise at both strategic and operational level. As a co-founder, I have successfully established a professional consultancy dealing in information security field and proven my ability to achieve considerable results both, in day-to-day operation and development of new business.


KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Innovative, creative, confident, pragmatic, reliable and self-driven. A strong lateral thinker with a natural ability to communicate effectively and cause action from the board room to the engineering lab
  • I excel at aligning IT with business needs, creating a strong affinity between technology and business processes and goals. With first rate communication and negotiation skills, including the ability to convey difficult technical issues at all business levels, I am able to successfully bridge the gap and integrate technology and business
  • Great insight into different areas of information technology and security with main expertise at application, wired & wireless networking security, attack & penetration services and hardening
  • Effective working individually as well as being a proactive team player with proven ability to manage and lead teams, translating business requirements and ideas into real life scenarios using technology
  • Fast learner and a bit paranoid


IT SYSTEM SKILLS
  • Linux: in-depth knowledge of different distributions. Main OS for over 20 years. Experience with custom built distros for embedded devices (OpenWRT, Android, ESP8266, Arduino etc.)
  • Windows: Good knowledge of Microsoft family OS?es
  • Office and Business Apps: Open/MS Office, CRMs, SAS, SPSS, Arena Simulations
  • Routing/Switching: Good knowledge and experience working with Cisco, Mikrotik, Ubiquity, Netgear, HP
  • Networking: TCP/IP, Ethernet, Infiniband, VLAN, STP, Switching and routing protocols, QoS
  • Wireless: 802.11, Bluetooth, ZigBee
  • Virtualisation: Cloudstack, Proxmox, VMWare, VirtualBOX, KVM, Docker, Ceph
  • Traffic Encryption: IPSEC, OpenVPN, Wireguard, SSL/TLS, PPTP
  • Networking Security: Firewalling (Network + Application), IDS/IPS, DLP, 802.1x
  • Security Tools: Kali, Backbox, Metasploit, Burp, SQLmap, OpenVAS, Nessus, Nmap, etc. etc.
  • Services: HTTP, DNS/SEC, SMTP, IMAP, MAPI, RADIUS, SQL, CCTV, MQTT, SIEM, Network Monitoring and logging, Infrastructure automation, Applied Cryptography, PKI etc. etc.
  • Ability to learn and understand any software package and integrate it into the existing IT infrastructure

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