Alexander Kloster

InfoSec Professional in Kansas City akloster@lavabit.com

Summary

deecade~ years systems programming and application development experience heavily influenced by Information Security mindset.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Languages

  • Proficient in Python, PowerShell, Bash, JavaScript

  • Familiar with C#, C++, GO, Java Software

  • Database: Salesforce.com, R, PostgreSQL, MariaDB

  • Platforms: Red Hat, Debian, FreeBSD, NetBSD, Microsoft Server 2016, 2012 R2



    Experience

    Data Security Administrator at AMC Theatres

    May 2016 - December 2017 (1 year 8 months) Server Build Baseline Scanning

    Safe/Block Org Review HD Destruction Keylogger Confirmation NCR Services

    Aloha Services FW Scans

    SEP FW Review InfoSec Tip Board Report

    Infrastructure Metrics Vulnerability Metrics Incident Metrics Email Metrics Phishing Campaign Annual Security Event

    File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) Process for POS Review Multi-Factor Authorization Monitoring Process Review Server Build Baseline (and process) Review

    Network Baseline Build Process Review Infrastructure Systems Change Mgt Process Review

    NCR Server HDD Replacement Disposal Process Review Log Monitoring and Review Process and Appendix Review

    Network Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing Process Review

    Vuln Mgt and Patch Installation for Payments DMZ Server OS Process Review Vuln Mgt and Patch Installation for Point of Sale (POS) OS Process Review Vuln Mgt and Patching for Third Party Patch Process Review

    AUP Policy Review PII Policy Review

    Firewall-Router Rule Set Review Process Review Monthly Security Tips Preparation Process Review Audit PCI/SOX Report Approvers Review


    Information Security Analyst at Jack Cooper Transport & Logistics

    May 2015 - May 2016 (1 year 1 month)

    • In-house resource for organization’s IT security program.

    • Assisted in the planning, development, and review of Computer Security Program Management Planning Activities.

    • Developed, implemented, evaluated and adjusted plans to reach goals, while ensuring the optimal use of resources.

    • Resolved conflicts among team members fairly and sensitively.

    • Delegate authority to match responsibility, and hold staff accountable for agreed upon commitments.


      Senior Consultant, Security and Privacy at RSM US LLP

      May 2015 - December 2015 (8 months) Penetration testing

      Social engineering

      Risk Reduction Consulting


      Vulnerability Scan Analyst at FishNet Security

      May 2012 - May 2015 (3 years 1 month)

    • I received successive promotions due to exceptional client service skills.

    • Trained and coached new employees.

    • Performed internal and external vulnerability assessments.

    • Developed a vulnerability management solution for 215 clients.

    • Delivered technical support and vulnerability scan analysis to customers


      Senior LEAD Agent at FishNet Security

      March 2014 - August 2014 (6 months)

    • Performed Quality Assurance review for team calls, training new employees, writing talk tracks and executing campaigns.

    • Integrated Salesforce.com CRM with data analytics software and trained staff on best practices.

    • Penetrated Fortune 1000 accounts and established relationships at the executive level, including the C-Suite.

    • Consistently achieved my primary objective: Initiating the sales process with net new customers to help FishNet Security reach our revenue goals by supporting 6 Account Executives nationwide.

    • Achieved performance metrics of 327% to goal with over 700,000 top line revenue.

    • Salesforce.com Developer.

    • DiscoverOrg, Rainking, and Data.com integrations.

    • Cold calling WOLF.

    • LEAD generating machine.


      LEAD Agent at FishNet Security

      May 2012 - March 2014 (1 year 11 months)

      Achieved performance metrics of 327% to goal with over 700,000 top line revenue. FISHNET Innovation Award Winner

      FISHNET Team Builder Award Winner

    • Salesforce.com Developer.

    • DiscoverOrg,Rainking and Data.com integrations.

    • Cold calling WOLF.

    • LEAD generating machine. Salesforce.com data purity leader Salesforce.com Application developer

            Store Manager at Mattress Firm

            November 2011 - June 2012 (8 months) Sales



Education

Stephen F. Austin State University

Bachelor of Science, Major in Political Science, Minor in Administrative Law, 2007 - 2011

Activities and Societies: Muscular Dystrophy Association, Adopt-A-Highway

The University of Kansas

Master of Business Administration - MBA, Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism, 2018 - 2021

The University of Texas at Arlington

Computer Science, 2006 - 2007


 

Alexander Kloster

InfoSec Professional in Kansas City akloster@lavabit.com

 


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