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Lizabeth Remund

lizabeth.remund@gmail.com | (330) 477-6055 | Charleston, WV

Summary


Experience


Security Manager at West Virginia American Water, WVMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 15 security guards and successfully decreased workplace theft by 35%.
  • Implemented new security protocols that led to a decrease in safety incidents by 20%.
  • Trained all new employees on proper safety procedures and emergency protocol.
  • This one is not an accomplishment.
  • Created and executed a successful evacuation plan during a fire drill that evacuated over 200 employees safely and efficiently.
  • Not sure if this counts as an accomplishment.
  • Successfully identified potential security risks within the company and took measures to mitigate those risks.

Security Engineer at West Virginia University, WVJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led the design and implementation of a new security system that prevented unauthorized access to sensitive data for a major financial institution.
  • Conducted risk assessments for numerous companies in various industries, providing recommendations for mitigating identified risks.
  • Implemented security controls and monitoring systems that detected and prevented potential attacks on critical infrastructure for a government agency.
  • Developed training materials and conducted presentations on cybersecurity best practices to employees of large organizations.

Security Analyst at West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, WVJul 2015 - May 2019

  • Led a team of 4 security analysts in conducting monthly vulnerability scans across the organization’s 100+ systems.
  • Implemented a new intrusion detection system (IDS) and configured it to monitor all network traffic for malicious activity.
  • Conducted regular penetration testing exercises against company systems and networks, identifying over 50 critical vulnerabilities.
  • Created & maintained comprehensive documentation on all security procedures, including incident response & disaster recovery plans.

Education


Associate of Arts in Security Studies at Marshall University, WVAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned how to communicate effectively, work as part of a team, and think critically.

Skills


  • Cybersecurity
  • Information security
  • Network security
  • Computer security
  • Internet security
  • Data security
  • Application Security

Tianah Hankel

tianah.hankel@gmail.com | (239) 958-7183 | Bowling Green, KY

Summary


Experience


Security Manager at Bos Security, KYJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 15 security guards and ensured the safety of all employees and visitors at the facility.
  • Implemented new security protocols that reduced theft by 30%.
  • Trained other managers on proper security procedures.
  • Negotiated with vendors to get better rates for security equipment.
  • Wrote proposals for new budget items that were approved by upper management.
  • Instituted an employee ID badge system that improved overall building security.

Security Engineer at Bluegrass Security, KYSep 2020 - May 2022

  • Successfully designed and implemented a network security solution that prevented over 98% of attacks.
  • Successfully led a team of 5 engineers in designing and implementing a new security protocol that increased security by over 35%.
  • Created an intrusion detection system that successfully identified and stopped 85% of all potential threats.
  • Successfully developed and implemented a comprehensive training program for all new employees on companywide security procedures.
  • Identified gaps in current security protocols and created solutions that were adopted by the company, resulting in an overall increase in safety of 25%.
  • Worked with the IT department to create better access control measures which resultedin 50% less data breaches.

Security Analyst at Kentucky Security, KYSep 2015 - Aug 2020

  • Led the development of a security program that reduced incidents by 75%.
  • Implemented new authentication process that cut login times by 50%.
  • Developed training materials for employees on how to spot phishing emails, which led to a decrease in successful attacks by 15%.
  • Coordinated with different departments to create an incident response plan, which was activated 3 times successfully.
  • Monitored systems for intrusion and identified 2 zero-day vulnerabilities before they could be exploited.
  • Wrote custom scripts to automate various tasks related to monitoring and analysis, saving 10 hours per week.

Education


Associate of Arts in Security Studies at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KYSep 2011 - May 2015

I have learned how to communicate and work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, how to think critically and solve problems, and how to write and speak persuasively.

Skills


  • Cybersecurity
  • Information security
  • Network security
  • Computer security
  • Internet security
  • Data security
  • Application Security

Rhiana Pilarski

rhiana.pilarski@gmail.com | (769) 279-1461 | 5400 S Lynn Renton WA 98055

Summary


Experience


Security Manager at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Idaho, IDApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of security guards that patrolled and secured a multi-building campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas.
  • Monitored CCTV cameras and responded to incidents in real time.
  • Trained new hires on safety procedures and emergency protocols.
  • Investigated potential security breaches and took appropriate action to mitigate risks.

Security Engineer at Regence BlueShield of Idaho, IDAug 2020 - Mar 2022

  • Led the development of a security system that prevented unauthorized access to company data, resulting in a decrease in data breaches by 50%.
  • Implemented new security protocols that increased the overall security of the company’s network by 75%.
  • Successfully identified and resolved various vulnerabilities in the company’s systems, which led to an increase in Overall Security Rating from “C” to “A.”.
  • Trained other members of the IT staff on proper security measures and procedures. As a result, incidents of malware and viruses decreased by 60%. •Created comprehensive documentation for all aspects of the job role, including processes, best practices, troubleshooting steps, etc. This has been used as reference material for future training initiatives.

Security Analyst at SelectHealth, IDSep 2015 - Jul 2020

  • Successfully identified and prevented a data breach that would have exposed the confidential information of over 100,000 customers.
  • Successfully implemented a new security system that reduced the number of incidents by 50%.
  • Investigated and resolved over 500 security incidents.
  • Authored or contributed to 10+ security policies and procedures.
  • Trained other employees on proper security protocols.

Education


Associate of Arts in Security Studies at Northridge High School, Northridge, CAAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned to communicate effectively, work well under pressure, and think critically.

Skills


  • Cybersecurity
  • Information security
  • Network security
  • Computer security
  • Internet security
  • Data security •Application Security