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Total 15 years of experience (which comprises of 6 years in UAE and 9 years in Sweden) in the field of Information Technology. Broad knowledge of hardware, software, and networking technologies to provide a powerful combination of analysis, implementation, and support. Experience in system and network administration and engineering, hardware evaluation, project management, systems and network security, incident analysis and recovery. Skills 1-Unix - Linux System Administration (Debian/Red Hat) 2-IP Packet Analysis - Ethereal, tcpdump, ntop I3-ntrusion Detection - Snort/ACID, TippingPoint 4-Penetration Testing - Nessus/Nmap 5-DNS Administration (bind) 6-Apache, Asterisk, DHCP, Exim, Munin, MySQL, Postfix, SAMBA, SSH Administration 7-Cisco IOS Configuration (Netflow, ACLs, TAC+/Tacacs) 8-Citrix Metaframe Administration Intermediate 9-Sidewinder/Gauntlet Firewall Administration Intermediate 10-Sonicwall Firewall Administration Intermediate 11-F5 BigIP and 3DNS Administration 12-Subversion Change Management Administration 13-Nortel Contivity VPN Administration 14-Unix - Solaris System Administration 15-Cisco MARS Administration Specialties Networking Hardware Routers: Cisco (IOS, Cat OS). Switches, Bridges, Hubs: Cisco Catalyst. Security / Firewalls IP Sec, VPNs, Cryptography, Key Management, AAA Model (RADIUS, TACACS), Cisco Authentication Proxy, Access Lists, IOS Firewall, 802.1x, IOS Security Features, DMZ set ups, CBAC, DoS and common threats prevention, Cisco IDS / IPS (Intrusion Detection / Prevention System), Cisco Secure ACS Server, Cisco VPN Concentrator, Cisco PIX / ASA Firewall, VPN Client, Cisco Security Manager (CSM), Cisco MARS, Cisco NAC / CANAC. InfoSec Participation in the Higher Education Technical Community Experience with intrusion detection systems Familiarity working with a Security Event Management product Evaluating existing systems for vulnerabilities Experience designing systems to meet externally defined security standards

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