Areas of specialization

Cybersecurity • Supply Chain • Education

Postgraduate

17+ Certifications

(ISC)²

(2)
CISSP
CCSP

ISACA

CISM

CSA

CCSK

CompTIA

(9)
CASP+
CySA+
PenTest+
Security+
Network+
A+
Linux+
Cloud Essentials
Project+

Linux

(4)
Certified Linux Administrator (LPIC-1), Linux Professional Institute (LPI)
Kali Linux Certified Professional (KLCP), Offensive Security
Linux+, CompTIA
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) RH066, Red Hat

Python

(3)
Crash Course on Python, Google
Python Fundamentals DEV274, Microsoft
Introduction to Python DEV236, Microsoft

Sec / CS

Mastering CVSS v3.1, Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST)
Computer Science for Business Professionals CS50, Harvard University

Google

(4)
IT Support Professional
Cloud G Suite (Workspace) Administrator
Educator Level 1
Educator Level 2

Lang

Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages CELTA, University of Cambridge
Italian as a Foreign Language, ASILS Member CEFR Council of Europe Accredited, Accademia Italiana di Lingua (AIL)

Music

Music Theory, The Juilliard School
Guitar, Berklee College of Music

Courses

Italian Language Tree (All 628 lessons, 68 modules), Duolingo
Italian Language (All 423 lessons, 35 modules), Babbel
Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, Al Sweigart

Education

BS in Supply Chain Management (SCM), University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, Honors

Organizations

Member

EFF Logo

Electronic Frontier Foundation
A global humanitarian non-profit – in defense of civil liberties of the press and public. EFF provides digital rights education, legal defense, and policy analysis. Successful high-profile cases include “the crypto wars” (Bernstein v. United States, EFF’s DES Cracker, etc.); eventually resulting in our – the press and public’s – ability to maintain confidentiality equal to our government’s.

OWASP Logo

Open Web Application Security Project
A non-profit community of 60,000+ security research volunteers making it possible for anyone to improve their own code security — for free, in 175+ local chapters across 43 countries. Flagship projects include producing freely-available tools (ZAP, WebGoat), methodologies (Mobile Security Testing Guide), and influential research documentation (The OWASP Top 10) — referenced by the likes of NIST, ISO, MITRE, PCI DSS, DISA/DOD STIG, and many other standards orgs.

The Linux Foundation Logo

The Linux Foundation
Non-profit collective supporting the world’s largest free and open-source project, Linux. The value of the free code in Linux Foundation projects is estimated at $16 billion, with the foundation and it’s members providing a neutral home where Linux development can continue to be protected and accelerated.

Python Software Foundation

Python Software Foundation
Non-profit maintainers to the intellectual property rights of the free and open source Python programming language. Supporting Members assist on python.org, back updating and expanding the Python documentation, academic conferences (such as PyCon), mentorship programs (such as PyLadies), and release candidate development around the world.

University of Maryland Alumni Association Logo

University of Maryland Alumni Association
Connecting alumni with students for mentorship, distributing annual membership dues for scholarships, participating in monthly “Do Good” volunteer community projects, fundraising for youth education, and much more.

Volunteer

Teaching House Logo

Teaching House NYC
English as a Second Language Teacher for 
refugee & migrant multilingual children & adults. Class sizes range from 1-to-1, small & large; with 20, 40 & 60 minute lesson plans. The full 6 CEFR levels A1-C2 are taught with course materials created, adapted & selected across a complete curriculum of Grammar, Phonology, Vocabulary, Listening, Reading & Writing. Specializations include Business English (BE) & English for Academic Purposes (EAP) special purpose teaching.

New York Road Runners Logo

New York Road Runners
New York City Marathon participant & finisher for the New York Road Runners; a non-profit organization helping over 267,000 under-served children with little or no access to athletic programming in over 150 locations. The premier event of the NYRR is the The New York City Marathon; accepting fewer than 15 percent of applicants, charity runners raise more than $36 million per annum.

Locations

Contact

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