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					Nicholas Leghorn
207 Wellington Ave, New Rochelle, NY, 10804
(914) 714-2441 (Cell)
Nick.Leghorn@gmail.com

PROFILE
         Advanced knowledge of information security techniques, including both physical and virtual
          security measures, a background in cyber forensics (NSA certified Information Systems Security
          Professional), some network security experience, and 5 years of technical experience in the field
          of information technology.

         Mastered the latest risk analysis and management techniques and methodologies, and has
          demonstrated this ability through federally funded research projects.

         Has experience in administration and support for laptops, deskt ops and servers running Microsoft
          Windows, Linux and Macintosh operating systems. Also able to code in various programming and
          scripting languages (HTML, C, C++, PHP/MySQL, ASP/Microsoft SQL, Java) .

         Licensed as a General class Amateur Radio operator by the FCC and an active operator on both
          ARES and RACES emergency communications networks since 2006.

         Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Technician

EMPLOYMENT
     College of Information Sciences and Technology , State College, PA                Aug. 2009 – May 2010
     Research Assistant under Prof. Will McGill
              Generated documentation about how to use various risk assessment methodologies in real
               world situations for use by FEMA in their RiskWiki project.
              Assisted in creating videos demonstrating how to use the methodologies.
     College of Information Sciences and Technology , State College, PA                Aug. 2009 – May 2010
     Learning Assistant
              Student teacher for the class entitled “Risk Management: Assessment and Mitigation.”
              Responsible for helping students understand advanced concepts in risk analysis.
     UBS Financial Services, Stamford, CT                                                        Summer 2009
     Summer Intern, Service Introduction - Change Project Manager
              Liaison between IT Infrastructure teams and multiple business divisions to progress server
               and storage provisioning requests within SLE targets using internal online tools - GRS (Global
               Request System), Proware (reporting tool), and GCMS (Global Change Management System)
              Designed an IEEE-829 compliant testing documentation for new software that was being
               developed, including over 400 global test cases
     New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission , New York City, NY                             Summer 2008
     Summer Intern
              Analyzed data resulting from the implementation of GPS tracking in NYC taxi cabs
              Learned ASP and used it to design, test and implement a front -end display for an SQL
               database to be used by call center workers
TALKS AT CONFERENCES
     The New York City Taxi System: Privacy v. Utility, The Last HOPE                            July 18, 2008
     After conducting months of original research, presented a talk on the trade -offs between privacy and
     utility in the newly implemented GPS tracking system in NYC taxi cabs, including what kind of data is
     collected, how it’s used, and what the companies involved are doing to mitigate the risks involved.
EDUCATION
    The Pennsylvania State University , University Park, PA                          Graduated May15, 2010
     Major: Security and Risk Analysis: Information and Cyber Security
     Attended courses in computer security, cyber forensics, counterterrorism, information privacy, team
     management, intelligence analysis, and computer science in general.

				
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