Elliot Alderson

Cybersecurity Engineer

Highly talented and accomplished IT professional with 10+ years industry experience specializing in cybersecurity. Proven ability to deploy, administrate, maintain and secure IT infrastructures. Also, I'm an imaginary software engineer from the american drama–thriller television series Mr. Robot, created by Sam Esmail.

Contact

0001-0101-1010101111
New York City, USA

Disposition

I'm looking for consulting work as a full time contractor for companies based in NYC or companies that allow remote work.

Work Experience

01-01-2014 - 01-01-2016
Chief Cybersecurity Engineer
New York City, USA
At my job with Allsafe Cybersecurity I'm responsible with maintaining and securing client IT infrastructures.

Highlights

  • Developed and implemented online security procedures
  • Worked with management to set security standards and manuals
IAM UNIX IPSec VPN EIGRP
01-01-2012 - 01-01-2014
Cybersecurity Engineer
New York City, USA
My responsibility at BigCorp Inc. was to find holes in their system, until it was 'hacker-proof'.

Highlights

  • Developed complicated network infrastructure from scratch
  • Secured running applications and full network infrastructure
OSPF BGP SSH ModSecurity Fail2Ban RKHunter Nmap

Education

01-01-2010 - 01-01-2011
Computer Security, Master (4.0 gpa)
New York City, USA
Computer Security
01-01-2008 - 01-01-2011
Computer Science, Bachelor
New York City, USA
Computer Science

References

Angela Moss

Account Executive, Allsafe Cybersecurity
Elliot is a very loyal and competent employee.

Gideon Goddard

CEO, Allsafe Cybersecurity
Elliot is a very loyal and competent employee.

Projects

01.01.2014 - Present
A tool to check a system for open ports and other known security holes
C++

Open Source

Tor

01.01.2010 - Present
Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.
C
01.01.2015 - Present
Cryptocurrency
F-coin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software project released under the MIT/X11 license
Cryptocurrency C++

Qualifications

Course
University of Maryland
The Cybersecurity Specialization covers the fundamental concepts underlying the construction of secure systems, from the hardware to the software to the human-computer interface, with the use of cryptography to secure interactions.
Cryptography Hardware Security Software Security
Certification
Exin
The ITIL Master Qualification Certificate validates the capability of the candidate to apply the principles, methods and techniques from ITIL in the workplace.
Problem Management IS Governance Risk Management

Skills

Computer Security
Although to completely secure a system you have to know every layer of the stack, there are some common tools that I use on a regular basis.
OSPF BGP SSH ModSecurity Fail2Ban RKHunter Nmap IAM UNIX IPSec VPN EIGRP
Programming
I use the tool which is right for the job, and I am certain I can pick up any programming language that is necessary to get the task done.
C C++ Java PHP

Recognition

Award
Google
Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers post-secondary student developers stipends to write code for various open source software projects.
Java

Writing

Book
O'Reilly Media
Cryptography or cryptology is the practice and study of techniques for secure communication in the presence of third parties called adversaries. More generally, cryptography is about constructing and analyzing protocols that prevent third parties or the public from reading private messages;
Cryptography

Reading

Book
Daniel J. Bernstein and Johannes Buchmann
This book is an essential resource for students and researchers who want to contribute to the field of post-quantum cryptography.
Cryptography RSA DSA ECDSA

Speaking

Real World Cryptography Conference 2017
Columbia University in New York City
In this talk I gave a brief overview of the cryptocurrency landscape, arguments for and against its viability, and my opinion about the future.
cryptocurrency F-coin

Patents

Issued
01.01.2016
Disclosed is a method for peer-to-peer verification through cryptography key-address mapping, which allows users of a cryptocurrency to verify the authenticity of a transaction without the need to disclose privat information of involved parties.
F-coin cryptocurrency

Languages

English: Native, 26 year(s)
French: Elementary, 1 year(s)

Extracurricular

01.01.2016 - Present
Meetup
BitcoinNYC is New York's Bitcoin professional network.
cryptocurrency Bitcoin

Affiliation

EFF

01.01.2015 - Present
Non-Profit Organization
815 Eddy Street, San Francisco CA 94109 USA
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization
free speach privacy

Governance

01.01.2015 - Present
Non-Profit Organization
Protect your privacy. Defend yourself against network surveillance and traffic analysis.
encryption

Service

01.01.2015 - Present
Non-Profit Organization
125 Broad St., 18th floor, New York, NY 10004
ACLU's mission is to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Privacy Free Speach

Interests

Arduino
I love to play around with hardware once in a while. I build myself a simple cellphone (on Arduino). Next I want remove the arduino, and custom print my chip design to get the size down.
Gaming
I don't play as often as I used to, but once in a while I still love to loose myself in a great game.