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Certifications

ISC 2 Certified in Cybersecurity

Objective

As an artist with a passion for creativity and expression, my mission is to explore the vibrant world of visual arts, music, and other forms of creative expression. I seek to infuse my work with authenticity, emotion, and a touch of magic. Whether through canvas, melodies, or digital media, I aim to evoke feelings, provoke thought, and connect with others on a profound level. My journey as an artist is fueled by curiosity, resilience, and an unwavering commitment to growth.

Skills & Expertise

Technical Proficiencies

  • Budgeting: Proficient in managing artistic projects within financial constraints, ensuring resource allocation for materials, exhibitions, and creative endeavors.

  • Mixed Media Artistry: Skilled in blending various artistic techniques, from acrylics and watercolors to digital illustration and collage.

  • Musical Composition: Experienced in composing original melodies, harmonies, and rhythms across genres, from soulful ballads to experimental soundscapes.

  • Creative Software Tools: Proficient in using software like Adobe Creative Suite, Procreate, and Ableton Live for digital art, graphic design, and music production.

  • Artistic Experimentation: Fearlessly exploring unconventional materials, textures, and styles to push the boundaries of my creativity.

  • Linux Systems Administration (Metaphorically): Just as Linux kernels can be customized, I adapt my artistic approach to suit each project, embracing flexibility and innovation.

Business and Interpersonal Skills

  • Collaboration: Thriving in collaborative environments where ideas flow freely, and artistic synergy leads to remarkable creations.

  • Adaptability: Like a chameleon, I adjust my artistic palette to suit different contexts, whether it’s a gallery exhibition or an impromptu street mural.

  • Empathy: Understanding that art is a universal language, I create pieces that resonate with diverse audiences, sparking conversations and emotions.

  • Networking: Building connections with fellow artists, curators, and art enthusiasts to foster a supportive and inspiring community.

  • Continuous Learning: Eagerly absorbing inspiration from nature, culture, and life itself, always seeking fresh perspectives and growth opportunities.

Professional Experience

Spearheaded the development and implementation of comprehensive product security strategies, ensuring robust protection across all digital assets.

  • Led cross-functional teams in the deployment of advanced threat modeling and risk assessment methodologies, significantly enhancing product resilience.

  • Initiated and supervised a corporate-wide cybersecurity awareness program, fostering a security-first mindset among employees.

Head of Product Security and Security Engineering, Duo Security, Remote

  • Oversaw the integration of state-of-the-art security engineering practices into product development, ensuring compliance with industry standards.

  • Pioneered innovative security solutions tailored to cloud-based environments, significantly reducing vulnerability exposure.

  • Collaborated with R&D to implement agile security practices, accelerating product time-to-market without compromising on security.

Sr Security Architect, Cisco, Remote (May 2018 - Dec 2021)

  • Designed and executed enterprise-level security architectures, aligning with evolving cybersecurity threats and business objectives.

  • Championed the adoption of next-generation encryption techniques, enhancing data protection across network infrastructure.

  • Led security audits and penetration testing initiatives, identifying and mitigating potential security breaches.

Application Security Manager and Technical Leader, Amazon Web Services (AWS), On-site (March 2016 - Aug 2018)

  • Managed the Software Composition Analysis including SAST and DAST initiatives for the application security program, integrating secure coding practices into the development lifecycle.

  • Developed and maintained security policies and procedures, ensuring AWS services adhere to industry best practices.

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