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Azzam Ahmed

Information Security Engineer
  • email me@azzamahmed.com
  • language www.azzamahmed.com
  • azzamxp@hotmail.com
  • phone +971 509190467
  • place Dubai, UAE

Hello! I’m Azzam Ahmed. I’m Versatile, enterprising, dynamic, enthusiastic Information Security Engineer with +7 years of rich experience in information security, Linux system administration, programming and network. Comprehensive engineering knowledge and the skills of all the aspects of information security plans and policies, designing secure networks, systems and application architectures, respond to security breaches, Implementing protections tools and technologies (firewall, IDS, IPS, SIEM), Penetration Testing and Security Assessment. Passed Bachelor of Computer Science (Honors) degree and professional certificates in information security and Linux system administration.

Education

Bsc in Computer Science (Honors)
University of Gezira

I completed my preparatory education from this prestigious institution. I successful completed all the credits without any fallout.

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Red Hat Linux System Administrator 1 & 2 & 3
Red Hat
(Certificate of Participation)

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CISSP
Infnite Skills Inc

i completed CISSP course and now preparing for taking exam.

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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH V9)
Ec-council
Certification Number: ECC10865195783

Passed CEH exam!

EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA V9)
EC-Council
Certification Number: ECC28026556108

I got ECSA Certified after i solving 12 challenges, writing penetration testing report and pass the exam.

Skills

Professional
Penetration Testing
100%
Security Analyst
100%
Hardware/software firewalls setup
90%
Linux System Engineering
90%
Bash Scripting
85%
PHP + ASP.NET
90%
HTML5 + CSS5 + JS + AJAX
85%
VB6 + VB.NET
80%
Perl + Python
80%
PHP Scripts (Joomla + Wordpress..etc)
85%
Personal
Communication
80%
Teamwork
85%
Creativity
92%
Dedication
100%
Leadership Skills
90%
OS & Software
Kali Linux
85%
Wireshark
85%
Apache Server
96%
MS SQL Server
75%
MySQL
85%

Experience

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Web Designer & Developer
Freelancer
Jan 2009 - Jan 2012

I started my web Developing and Designing career here, spent tow years learning and working in various frontend aspects. I worked on about 10+ projects local and online.

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Information Security Engineer | System Engineer
HostUsZone
Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Setup and establishing new web servers (apache, PHP, MySQL, CPanel, …etc.) Install and configuration server's firewall and intrusion detection system (IDS) Ensure servers security, backup process and monitoring logs files. Penetration Testing and Security Assessment

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Information Security Engineer
National Ribat University
Dec 2017 - Aug 2018

Develop information security plans and policies Implementing WAF (ModSecurity) for web-based servers Configuration Hardware firewall (ASA and StormShield) designing secure networks, systems and application architectures penetration testing, simulating an attack on systems to find exploitable weaknesses. Monitor networks and systems for security breaches, through the use of software that detects intrusions and anomalous system behavior.

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System | Security Engineer
Continental Jet Services
Feb 2019 - Date

Cyber and Application Security. Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration testing of application, system, servers, network devices. manage and maintain or install a mixed server environment (Windows/Linux), ensuring 99.9% or better up-time. Evaluate, monitor and enhance IT infrastructure with an emphasis on availability, reliability, scalability, security, data confidentiality and system integrity.

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