My Resume

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Cybersecurity engineer specializing in vulnerability management along with end-user awareness training with around three decades of IT experience.
Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance. At various points in my career, working in different IT positions and experienced all seven layers of the OSI stack. Most of my career was spent around layers 2-4 doing network engineering for large service providers. Born in Iceland, a dual citizen of Iceland and the US
Solid background in automation, tooling, and scripting. Experienced in vendor & product selections.

I’ve published a book on online safety for non-technical people, which you can read about on my book page and is available here:

Also contributed to 97 Things Every Information Security Professional Should Know

Here are some of my credentials and qualifications on top of my decades of IT experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Pacific Lutheran University 1994. Diploma
  • Master of Science Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, Western Governors University 2019. Diploma
  • Certified Ethical Hacker, EC Council 2018. Certificate
  • Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator, EC Council 2018. Certificate
  • SANS SEC560 Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking, SANS Institute 2018. Certificate
  • SANS SEC460 Enterprise Threat and Vulnerability Assessment, SANS Institute 2019. Certificate
  • Enterprise Incident Response Training, Mandiant 2018. Certificate
  • Certified IT Architect Foundation, IASA Global 2017. Certificate

Also, while I have no direct DFIR experience outside of a classroom environment, I did write a fictional cyber incident report based solely on my general cybersecurity knowledge and my imagination. You can download it here if you’d like to read it.

Click here to download my latest resume, covering my career from 2011 to the present, in PDF format, or click here for Microsoft Word format. For a generic cover letter, click here.