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Rich E. | Elance
 
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Rich E.

IT Security and Network Services
   United States
  |   Mechanicsburg, PA
  |  8:55 am Local Time

Overview

Technically skilled professional with experience in the following areas:

IT Security Services (Implementations, Assessments, Audits)
Cloud Computing (Amazon Web Services (AWS), Rackspace, Google Compute Engine)
Linux/Unix administration
Network Administration, Firewall Configuration, VPN implementation
Troubleshooting all of the above

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Mar 10, 2014|Networking & Security|Private|Working
Feb 2, 2014|Networking & Security|Private|Completed
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5.0
Dec 30, 2013|Networking & Security|Private|Completed
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4.8
Sep 13, 2013|Networking & Security|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Skills (6)

Tested
Cisco Contractor Readiness
Cisco Contractor Readiness Test
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Network Administration
Networking Concepts Test
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TCP/IP
TCP/IP Test
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Unix
Unix Shell Script Test
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Linux
Linux Test
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Cisco
CISCO Test
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Service Description

IT Security

CISSP, GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst, CCNA Security, MS in IT with a concentration in Infrastructure Assurance plus 12+ years of experience ranging from large enterprise networks to small organizations. I have the experience and training to help you meet most IT Security challenges.

Network

Having a networking expert on staff is expensive, and not feasible for most small to mid-size organizations. I provide as needed technical support. You can rest easy knowing that experienced help is just a call or email away.

*nix administration

Lots of great free and open source software runs on Linux, but Linux is not necessarily user friendly and easy to learn. I have the experience and skills to help you implement and maintain anything that runs on Linux.

Virtual Private Networking (VPN)

I spent 2+ years testing SSL and IPSec VPN products to the protocol level. My days were spent configuring the products and looking at packets. Whether you want to implement a simple remote access VPN or a complex multi-site IPSec VPN I can help.

Cloud Computing

What is this "cloud" you speak of? Whether you already have apps running in the cloud, or are looking for the best and most economical way to leverage the cloud I can help. I have experience with Amazon Web Service (AWS), Rackspace, and Google Compute Engine. I can help you select the best platform for your needs and get your app up and running in no time.

Training

I have 5+ years developing and delivering technical...

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Employment

Harrisburg Area Community College
Instructor Comupter Networking Technology
2008 - Present
Teach 200 level computer networking courses, primarily Internetworking, Cisco Routing and Switching and LInux Administration.
ICSA Labs
Lab Analyst
2007 - 2009
Tested IPsec and SSL VPN products to evaluate compliance with certifcation standards agrees upon by a Consortium of product vendors.
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
Sr Security Analyst
2001 - 2006
Manage electronic perimeter consisting of approximately 30 firewalls, including lab testing of new versions of the OS and firewall software, scheduling and deploying upgrades to production with no...

Education

University of Texas at San Antonio
Master of Science Information Technology
- 2006
University of Texas at San Antonio
Bachelor of Science Computer Science
- 2000

Keywords

Security
VPN
firewall
CISSP
CCNA
Cloud Computing
AWS
Amazon Web Services
Rackspace
Cisco
ASA
Pix
IPSec
SSL/TLS
Linux
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Member Since
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