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Entry-level/Intern Information Assurance Analyst

Greenbelt, Maryland, United States
December 01, 2018

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Developing and implementing growth opportunities as a Cyber Security Analyst and Information Assurance Analysts by being an Intern in an IT organization where professionalism, Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability forms core values of the system in accordance with FISMA guidelines. I work well in team based and multi-cultural environments.


Organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Trustworthiness and discretion when handling confidential information

Knowledge of core IT and security principles

Proper customer service ethics

Public speaking and presentation skills


Developing System Security Plans (SSP), Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Contingency Plans, Disaster Recovery Plans and Incident Response Plans.

Sound understanding of Categorization, NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) process and incident handling.

Reviewing and updating System Security Plans using NIST 800-18 and NIST 800 53.

Experienced in National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication (NIST SP) documentation: Performing assessments, POAM Remediation, and document creation using NIST SP 800-53 Rev.3 and NIST SP 800-53 Rev.4.

Vulnerability assessments, security test and evaluation support.



Foundations of Information Systems, Future of Information Technology, Information Management and IT Architecture

Mobile and Internet Technology Trends: Mobile Technologies, Web 2.0, Social Media

Data Resource Management: Database Management, Data Warehouse, Data Mining, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Document Management, Big Data

Network Systems and Cloud Services: Networks Collaboration, Sustainability, Cloud Computing

and Virtualization.

E-Commerce and Enterprise Applications: E-Business and E-Commerce, Functional Area Systems, Enterprise Systems

Decision Support Systems and Global Management of IT Decision Support Systems: Performance Management (Data Visualization and Dashboards), Global IT Management

IT Strategy, Processes and Project Management: IT Strategy, Business Process, Project Management.

Security and Ethical Challenges: Cyber Security, Ethical and Responsible Conduct


Recognize computer systems and IT systems architecture, distinguish clusters, warehouse-scale computers, and datacenters, Recognize quantum computers.

Recognize and interpret binary and hexadecimal numerical representations used in computers.

Distinguish various types of digital data formats, differentiate between various data compression methods and the ability to calculate the size of data sets in various formats.

Analyze computer architectures and evaluate design trade-offs, Identify the components of the CPU, explain use of buses in computers and multiplexing of computer buses, differentiate between RISC, CISC, and other traditional architectures, Recognize trends in technology, power in integrated circuits, and cost.

Apply quantitative principles of modern computer design and performance measurement: Compare performance, cost, and power of computer system configurations, analyze performance implications of architectural choices, Describe the role of cache and virtual memory, and the principles of memory management.

Distinguish different-level parallelisms used to improve performance: Analyze instruction-level parallelism (ILP): superscalar, VLIW, and EPIC processors: data-level parallelism (DLP): vector, SIMD, and GPU processors; thread-level parallelism (TLP): small multiprocessors, multiprocessor interconnect, large multiprocessors; how warehouse-scale computers exploit request-level parallelism (RLP) and DLP.

Describe typical computer input/output systems and analyze their speed and cost, serial and parallel data transfer, operation of programmed I/O and interrupt driven I/O including interrupt prioritization, operation of direct memory access I/O.

Differentiate and access the performance of computer peripherals: Analyze storage systems in terms of size, speed, error handling, and cost. Differentiate various solid-state memory systems, magnetic disk systems, disk arrays, optical disk storage systems.

Functions of operating systems in computer systems: Recognize the functional components of the operating system, Compare user interfaces to the OS. Describe the “low-level” functions of the OS, including processes and threads, CPU scheduling, memory management, loading programs, and I/O interactions. Compare traditional OS: Linus, Windows, Mac OS.


Information Assurance Overview, Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability

Security Management, Risk Assessment, IT Security Controls, Security Policy, and Security Plan

Security Architecture, and Assurance & Certification


Authentication and Access Control

Malware, Buffer Overflow and Secure Software

Operating System Security

Database and Cloud Security

Network and Web Security

Legal and Ethical Issues


Research Paper on Grid computing (Research question: Can Grid Computing improve the performance and utilization of resources in database management?)

Design an Enterprise Architecture Plan

Design a Migration Plan to move an organization to a new Enterprise Architecture

Risk Assessment Research on Wells Fargo

Professional Experience:

March 2015 to Date, Hillcrest Children & Family Center NW Washington DC

Position: Assertive Community Treatment Specialist

Job Description:

Identify social, recreational and educational services in the community that will meet consumers’ needs, maintain liaison with other agencies, legal and government officials.

Explore clients’ needs, develop treat plans to reflect short-term and long-term goals.

Provide emotional support to consumers when needed and in court during legal crisis.

Assist clients with accessing and applying for subsidized housing, educational and employment resources.

Refer clients to substance abuse, medical and dental services.

Recognizes potential emergency situations and develop strategies to handle them.

Review and evaluate consumers’ progress to treatment, and update Treatment plans, monthly progress notes and other documents to reflect current goals and progress.

Submit timely and up-to-date documentation of services provided to consumers.

Educational Qualifications:

University of Maryland University College (In progress)

MSc. Information Technology (Specialization - Information Assurance)

Abia State University, Nigeria - B.Sc. Biochemistry 2006

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