Information Assurance Specialist Resume Samples

An Information Assurance Specialist is a planner, who takes charge of identifying current risks that are associated with software and hardware systems. The job description entails working with security experts and employees and ensure the safety of both customer information and internal employees. Related other duties are listed on the Information Assurance Specialist Resume as – protecting the company’s digital assets from any sort of unauthorized access; determining the information assurance and security standards; developing and implementing information assurance and security standards and procedures; identifying and resolving security violations; performing analysis and development of security features for systems architecture; providing integration and implementation of computer systems security solutions; and performing a risk analysis of computer systems.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – the ability to create effective security systems that can prevent cyberattacks; the potential to mitigate damages and patch software during cyber threats, and working knowledge of network infrastructure and other security protocols. A degree in the field of Information Technology is a common qualification seen on most eligible resumes.

Information Assurance Specialist Resume example

Information Assurance Specialist Resume

Headline : Information Assurance Specialist  with over three years of experience designing, implementing, and managing systems and processes in support of business objectives.

Skills : Microsoft Office, People Person, Customer Relationship Management, Problem Resolution, Client Service.

Description :

    1. Provided expert consultant services on IT and office automation operational support services to federal managers and senior officials.
    2. Identified and proposed solutions to management problems which are ranked by depth, importance, and severity.
    3. Identified IT program shortcomings and security performance gaps, provides guidance, and suggests changes to the agency's IT policies that help the organization reach strategic goals.
    4. Conducted audits to ensure IT policy requirements are met.
    5. Responded to audit requests from GAO and OIG.
    6. Gathered applicable information, conducts research, develops talking points, coordinates with team members, and leads audit finding meetings to find program weaknesses, wasteful IT spending, outdated IT policies, and duplicity in IT efforts.
    7. Reviewed all information and creates high-quality reports/briefings that summarize findings to support proposed changes in IT policy and aid in the decision making process by upper-level management.
    8. Applied knowledge of risk management principles, identifies material weaknesses and vulnerabilities makes recommendations to form a corrective plan of action.
    9. Experienced interpreting and applying information from written, technical documentation (i.e., technical materials, charts, graphs, or tables) in order to present estimates of the significance of IT systems risks, required corrective actions, and security countermeasures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Animal Science


Information Assurance Specialist Resume

Summary : Highly motivated, detail-oriented, Information Security Analyst with over 10+ years of experience in the Certification and Authorization process. Expertise in performing risk assessments and vulnerability assessments. Well versed in NIST 800-53 Rev 4 requirements. DoD 8570 Security + Certification.

Skills : Information Systems Security Engineering, Certification.

Description :

    1. Interpreted, decomposed, and allocated IA/IS requirements as well as designing IA/IS system and subsystem solutions.
    2. Assessed and mitigating security threats and risks and evaluating IA/are operational concepts.
    3. Responsible for the DoD Risk Management Framework formerly known as the Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) in order to obtain an ATO for 40 systems throughout the region the IAW DODI 8500s, 8500.2 8510s.
    4. Ensured processes for the United States Department of Defense are followed also ensures that risk management is applied on all information systems (IS).
    5. Developed policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data.
    6. Conducted risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems in order to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needed.
    7. Provided information regarding intrusion events, security incidents, and other threat indications and warning information to the client.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates in Applied Science


Information Assurance Specialist Resume

Summary : Focused, results-driven; team player; analytical; detail-oriented security engineer (throughout SDLC). The experienced tester of many Operating Systems, technologies, and applications. Experienced with Certification and Accreditation (C&A), Security Certification Analysis (SCA), Risk Management and Security Analysis and Accreditation (SA&A). Experienced in software and design analysis and IT Security Compliance.

Skills : Information System Security, Information Assurance.

Description :

    1. Developed a team process for organizing and developing test cases, scripts, and execution records for security/risk assessment categorizing them into the area of the interview, inspection, and test (both manual and automated).
    2. Developed testing in an Agile IA environment standardized procedures in support of the Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS) project.
    3. Assisted with test events that occur in a virtual environment/virtual box.
    4. Developed a test guide tutorial manual for the IA Team.
    5. Developed test scenarios using the NIST 800-53A objectives, Terremark Cloud security guidelines, and agency published policies and procedures.
    6. Trained the entire IA team on Rational suite and test case development.
    7. Assisted with network connectivity and setup of Testing & Evaluation (T&E) architectures involving the Agile Integrated Development Environment.
    8. Installed and assisted with the setup of SpringSource Tool Suite on all IA workstations/laptops.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Computer Science System Information Technology

Information Assurance Specialist Resume

Summary : Over 20 years' experience in numerous areas in information technology, to include helpdesk support, network administration, network engineering, instructing, training and development, Army DIACAP certification and accreditation documentation support, and technical writing. Primary goals are to transition into a more business-related field to better utilize my undergraduate education and gain experience in sales.

Skills : Splunk / Splunk Enterprise Security, Sourcefire Defense.

Description :

    1. Oversaw all information security for a Metropolitan Area Network, compiling data for certification and accreditation packages.
    2. Emissions Security Inspections for the classified network.
    3. Assisted in managing classified information.
    4. Managed over 300 personnel security information as a Unit Security Manager.
    5. Maintained Internet Security Scanner and System Management servers.
    6. Network Security Technician Fairchild AFB WA Responsible for the Base Information Protection Suite protecting an over 30 Million dollar MAN.
    7. Operated and maintained firewalls, routers, and proxy servers.
    8. Used Intruder alert tools; Enterprise Security Manager, Intruder Alert, and Symantec Anti-virus software.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Business Of Information Systems Management

Information Assurance Specialist Resume

Objective : Process-oriented and highly motivated, IT Professional with experience and expertise in Help Desk operations, customer service, and administrative operations management. Service-oriented and recognized for consistently interfacing positively with customers. Highly fluid at communicating technical information to the non-technically inclined.

Skills : Help Desk Customer Service, Dameware, IAO Express, Remedy, Emissions Security, Communications Security.

Description :

    1. Monitored and analyzed network traffic and alerts.
    2. Investigated intrusion attempts and perform an in-depth analysis of exploits.
    3. Provided network intrusion detection expertise to support timely and effective decision making of when to declare an incident.
    4. Conduct proactive threat research.
    5. Reviewed security events that are populated in a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system.
    6. Analyzed a variety of network and host-based security appliance logs (Firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, Sys Logs, etc.) to determine the correct remediation actions and escalation paths for each incident Independently follow procedures to contain analysis and eradicate malicious activity.
    7. Documented all activities during an incident and provide leadership with status updates during the life cycle of the incident.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS in Information Systems/Cyber Security

Information Assurance Specialist Resume

Headline : 12 years' experience providing top-notch I.T. support to Government VIPs and senior military leadership. Improve office operations by resolving complex issues with excellent troubleshooting skills and customer friendly service.

Skills : Creative Skills, Assurance Skills.

Description :

    1. Ensured that only approved users have access to the MNIS/CENTRIXS enclaves.
    2. Performed a weekly review of who has local administrative accounts to the MNIS/CENTRIXS systems and update the access list if necessary.
    3. Reminded users with local administrative accounts to change their password every 30 days.
    4. Created, disabled, or deleted local administrative accounts per management request.
    5. Frequently maintained and reviewed emergency accounts to ensure their accuracy.
    6. Acquired WSUS update thru the Air Force Security Update Program Perform hourly checks on the AFSUP website to ensure that any incoming updates (IAVM'S) are applied to MNIS/CENTRIXS systems in a timely manner.
    7. Ensured that the WSUS update deadline is not breached.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AAS in Computer Science

Information Assurance Specialist Resume

Objective : Looking to secure a position as an information systems security professional within a reputable organization with the aim of leveraging knowledge & skills in enhancing organization security posture. Possess extensive experience in the Risk Management Framework (RMF), information & information systems management, vulnerability management & System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Skills : Dameware, IAO Express, Remedy, Emissions Security.

Description :

    1. Enabled the integration of information assurance solutions and technologies which helped streamline efforts to secure servers, PCs, and network systems.
    2. Customized a Certification and Accreditation process in an effort to compliment the Air Force Office of Special Investigation's Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) objectives.
    3. Used the DODI 8500.2 and various DISA STIGs, I analyzed and provided guidance on security requirements for operational systems as well as systems under development.
    4. Developed, engineer, and implement solutions that meet established security requirements.
    5. Performed vulnerability and risk analyses of all AFOSI information systems and applications, during all phases of the system development life cycle.
    6. Implemented the DITSCAP, FISMA, DISA STIGS, NIST, and DIACAP process and IA controls.
    7. Conducted weekly vulnerability scans of NIPRNET, SIPRNET, and JWICs networks and identify vulnerabilities and the mitigation process at Andrews AF Base and Quantico Marine Base.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Information Assurance Specialist Resume

Headline : Over eight years experience in testing, repair, and installation of digital and analog communication equipment that includes FM and AM transceivers, Satellite Simulators, and navigational aids. Four years experience in testing and certification of cryptographic products to include key generators, trunk encryption devices, and key transfer devices.

Skills : Customer Relationship Management, Problem Resolution.

Description :

    1. Performed DIACAP (DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process) on government-owned contractor-operated information systems.
    2. Prepared and delivered Information Assurance training packages to inform end-users of roles, responsibilities, and security threats associated with government information systems.
    3. Performed information system hardening, system analysis, system baseline development, and system auditing.
    4. Ensured systems are operating solely with approved software and hardware in accordance with DIACAP.
    5. Ensured all Information systems have up to date and security update patches installed.
    6. Performed alignments, modifications, and repair on signal generators, signal amplifiers, military radios, and other communication equipment; using state of the art troubleshooting equipment that includes system integrated fault identification software, signal generators, oscilloscopes, digital voltmeters, spectrum analyzers, and network analyzers.
    7. Maintained, programmed, and operated advanced signal generation systems to effectively test Military Intelligence equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Communications

Information Assurance Specialist Resume

Objective : Information Security Specialist with eight years of experience leading a wide range of corporate IT and IT Security/Compliance initiatives including selection, design, and implementation of solutions in support of business objectives.

Skills : Leadership, Critical Thinker, Project Manager, Analytical.

Description :

    1. Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cybersecurity, systems, storage, and networks.
    2. Conducted organizational assessments to prioritize policies, security maturity level, and functional capabilities.
    3. Employed advanced forensic tool techniques and performed dead system analysis and volatile data collection.
    4. Supported HR/Legal/Ethics investigations as forensic subject matter expert.
    5. Implemented PKI, Key Orchestration, and encryption support systems and tools to improve enterprise security.
    6. Performed network traffic analysis utilizing raw packet data, net flow, IDS, and custom sensor output as it pertains to the cybersecurity of communications networks.
    7. Reviewed threat data sources and developed signatures for Open Source IDS and detection capabilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.Tech in Professional Management

Information Assurance Specialist Resume

Headline : Detail-oriented individual offering experience in Information Technology Security, Information Assurance with focus on Internal Controls, Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA), NIST Special Publications, Fed RAMP, system security monitoring, risk assessments, compliance, audit engagements, testing information technology controls, developing security policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Skills : Windows OS, ACAS, Retina, Microsoft Office, Alloy, McAfee EPO/HBSS.

Description :

    1. Supported the Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) major application systems and oversees the documentation, validation, and accreditation as well as authorization processes needed to assure systems meet IA and security requirements.
    2. Assisted in restoring information systems by incorporating protection, detection, and reaction capabilities.
    3. Provided Certification and Accreditation tasks support through Risk Management Framework for DoD Information Technology process as applicable.
    4. Developed and documented information assurance system security plan, participated in reviews and produced tests based on government inquiries in order to obtain and maintain ATO for delivered applications in accordance with RMF process.
    5. Documented secure baseline configurations for all identified operating systems, hardware, and software applications IAW NIST guidance using the DISA STIGs, CIS Security Benchmarks Checklists, or other acceptable security configuration checklists.
    6. Developed, updated, and completed systems security plans based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications and FISMA regulation as well as conducted annual self-assessment.
    7. Supported Systems Test and Evaluation (ST&E) efforts and other support to the Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) major application systems.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Chemistry