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IT SECURITY SPECIALIST

Location:
New Carrollton, MD
Salary:
100k per annum
Posted:
November 09, 2019

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RICHARD ANYANWU

Phone: 240-***-****; Email: adasuf@r.postjobfree.com

IT Security professional with over five years’ experience in, DIACAM, FISCAM, FISMA, OMB, NIST and ISO and SANS best practices.

EDUCATION

Master of Science (M.S), Cybersecurity, University of Maryland

Bachelor of Science (B.S), Economics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

Core Areas of Expertise

Preparation of Security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) package

Risk Assessment and Risk Management (RMF Process).

Quality Assurance and Operations Management.

Managing Team of 16, Team Oriented Manager.

Good knowledge of FISMA and NIST Special publications.

Work Experience:

June 2016 – Present

Delloite (Washington DC) – IT Security Analyst

Provided input to management on 8 systems using appropriate FIPS 199 impact level designations; NIST 800 60 volume 2 as a guide to Categorize the Data types.

Provide input to management on the appropriate FIPS 199 impact level designations: using NIST 800 60 volume 2 as guide to Categorize the information types based on the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) of the information that the system processes and or stores.

Identify appropriate security controls baseline on Security Categorization of the Information Systems

Conduct comprehensive assessments of the security controls employed within or inherited by an Information System to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls.

Provide IA Support and Risk Management Framework and Continuous Monitoring processes.

Develop and maintain artifacts supporting the Risk Profile SP, CP, CM,IR and POA&Ms.

Review and Perform Security Impact Analysis (SIA) for all change requests in the environment

Responsible for preparing all Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documentation, working very closely with the Information System Security Officer (ISSO), Information System Owner (SO) and the other members of the Information Assurance team.

Create, update and revise System Security Plans, FISMA and FISCAM audits, Contingency Plans, Incident Reports and Plan of Action & Milestone

Document results of security assessment in a Security Assessment Report

Ensure security assessment are completed for each of the information systems that the Authority to Operate (ATO) has expired or about to expire.

October 2014 – June 2016.

Cyber Coders (Ashburn, Virginia) – IT Security Analyst

Risk Management Framework (RMF) assessments and Continuous Monitoring: Perform RMF assessment on several different environments at the Dept. of Agriculture using both scanning tools and manual assessment. Assessments include initiating meetings with various System Owners and Information System Security Officers (ISSO), providing guidance of evidence needed for security controls, and documenting findings of assessment.

POAM Remediation: Performed evaluation of policies, procedures, security scan results, and system settings to address controls that were deemed insufficient during Certification and Accreditation (C&A), RMF, and continuous monitoring.

Expertise in National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication (NIST SP) documentation: Performed assessments, POAM remediation and document creation using NIST SP 800-53 Rev.2 and NIST SP 800-53 Rev.3.

Developed solution to security weaknesses: Developed solutions to security weaknesses while working on POAM remediation and Corrective Action Plan (CAP) for the US Dept. of Agriculture. Assist ISSOs create solutions to weaknesses based on system functionality and pre-existing architecture.

Performed on-site security testing using vulnerability scanning tools such as Nessus, CSAM.

Certification: Security +



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