Alyssa Marie Kautsky
Information Technology Security associate with 6 years of professional experience to include, but not limited to, preventing, identifying, and resolving network vulnerabilities within stateside and global networks for the U.S. Air Force (USAF). Actively looking to advance in the IT/Cyber industry and hone technical and managerial skills. Currently retains an active Top-Secret SCI Clearance.
SYSTEM EXPERIENCE OVERVIEW
Software: eMASS, Orion Solarwinds, Splunk Logging Solution, Remedy Ticket System, Infoblox, ePO, CACTI, Nagios, eHealth, NEXGEN/TRIRIGA, Security Forces Management Information Systems, AF CEDS, AFWAY, Microsoft (MS) Office Suite
Operating Systems: Windows Operating Systems – XP/Vista/7/8/10
CERTIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
CompTIA Security+ Certification – July 2013 (Current through 2022)
Information Security System Manager Course, Keesler AFB, MS - 2019
USAF Technical School - Cyber Systems, Keesler AFB, MS - 2012
High School Diploma, Keene, NH - 2012
Information System Security Officer, GS-11 DoD, Air Force LeMay Center War Game Institute, Maxwell AFB, AL – Dec 2018 – Present
Evaluates network and systems security for the specialized wargaming networks and systems; monitors complex network systems, configures and installs network hardware/software to evaluate network security compliance.
Senior IT specialist, performs security studies on complex information systems and conducts in-depth security analyses complicated by novel problems.
Stays up-to-date of emerging security technology to predict future network needs. Participates in all phases of configuration and design of the AFEWT communication systems to ensure DOD security compliance.
Senior IT specialist, develops, coordinates and implements written guidance on AFEWT security policy and procedures, with particular emphasis on accountability, data integrity, security and identification of improper practices for all network systems.
Enterprise System Analyst, CyberDefenses, Inc., 26 NOS, Gunter Annex, AL – Sept 2018-Dec 2018
Performs web traffic analysis on Air Force Networks to help mitigate over-utilization on three network enclaves.
Maintains reports and briefings for AF Network NIPR/SIPR devices.
Provides web traffic summaries across all tools and devices for JRSS (Joint Regional Security Stacks).
Applications Analyst, IndraSoft, AFLCMC-Field Assistant Services, Gunter Annex, AL – Apr-Sept 2018
Screened, referred, and diagnosed internal inquiries and work requests as they related to maintenance of personal computers.
Provided technical support and troubleshooting to network, desktop, and/or systems hardware and software.
Assisted with the installation, configuration, and upgrade of computer hardware and software.
Provided end-user software troubleshooting and support.
Applied basic diagnostic techniques to identify problems, investigate causes, and recommended solutions.
Performed system backups and recovery.
Assisted in the administration of e-mail systems and installation, maintenance, and general support of systems.
Provided enterprise combat application support and solutions to end users.
Documented, tracked, and monitored problems to ensure timely resolution.
DNS Technician/Event Controller, U.S. Air Force/CyberDefenses, Inc., Gunter, Annex, AL – Jul 2014-Apr 2018
Managed Air Force Enterprise Network; responsibilities included resolving network vulnerabilities and ensured network management and compliance.
Maintained training modules for mission qualifications and specialized training.
Provided qualification training on Intel support, processes, and 26 NOS mission.
Coordinated network defensive cyber operations with DoD joint forces worldwide.
Maintained and operated security and integrity of enterprise network accounts and system server assets.
Provided briefings and written assessments of cyberspace events impacting the Air Force Network.
Enforced network wide security mandate; located and blocked non-compliant accounts that removed network threats.
Enforced domain and IP blocks on Email Gateways.
Enterprise Service Desk Technician, U.S. Air Force, Maxwell AFB, AL – Nov 2012-Jul 2014
Provided Enterprise level customer support to clients using Remedy Ticket system, Directory resource admin, and Automated Call Distribution.
Performed installation and configuration of desktop computers and mobile devices.
Maintained 24/7 Air Force ESD help desk services, provided support to 850K users by categorizing network issues and resolving in a timely manner.
Performed network resolutions and maintained/reset network accounts.