Based in the Niagara region of Ontario, I am a certified IT professional with over 16 years experience working with Microsoft technologies, Windows server operating systems, Linux RedHat and CentOS, Wireless technologies, and peripheral devices such as printers, firewalls, switches, and routers.
I have written and successfully acquired over 20 professional IT examinations over the years which have included my CCNA, MCSE, MCSA: 2012, MCSA: Security, MCSA: Exchange, CWNA (Wireless), CompTIA CySA+ (Cybersecurity Analyst), CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Linux+ and CCA-V (Citrix virtualization).
I am a dynamic, tenacious, and highly technical Senior Systems Administrator and IT Consultant. I have been responsible for deployment of comprehensive, customized IT solutions for a variety of different stakeholders and clients. I am proactive in the search for cost saving initiatives that additionally increase process efficiency. I provide custom support for the design, implementation, and troubleshooting of systems in a 24/7 environment, and utilize advanced problem-solving skills to mitigate risk, identify root cause, and install permanent corrective actions.
Physical hardening – disabling USB drives, CD/DVD drives which could be used to exfiltrate company data or install viruses or malware.
Audit account management - to determine when a user or group is created, changed, or deleted. When a user account is renamed, disabled, or enabled. Or when a password is changed on a user account.