Robert Abel
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Pace University
Major: Computer Science

Robert Abel

Robert Abel
Brooklyn, NY |Email: ------------| Phone:------------| ------------/in/robertjaabel |

Pace University New York, NY
Master of Computer Science Graduated: December 2018

University of Missouri Columbia, MO
Bachelor of Journalism Graduated: May 2013

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) – EC Council
Certification Number: ECC------------
Certified Information Security Systems Professional - CISSP (In Progress, test scheduled September 2019)

Technical Skills
Penetration Testing: Metasploit, Wireshark, Burp Suite, OWASP ZAP
Programming Languages: Java, HTML, CSS, Python, MySQL
Tools and Services: Splunk, AWS, GitHub, Cloud IaaS, Microsoft Office Suite, Qualys
Languages: Spanish – Written and Spoken - Intermediate

Access Sciences New York, NY
Technology Compliance Controls Analyst (Contract) July 2019 - Present
Conduct cybersecurity compliance audits for multibillion-dollar, multinational investment bank blockchain project
Support the development of client standard technical and organizational measures, and related controls
Act as a communications liaison and coordinate efforts between IT, Legal, Risk and other business functions
Assist with policy development, control specifications, and training and awareness initiatives

Law Offices of Richard Washington New York, NY
IT Security Consultant August 2015 - Present
Identify and implement best technology and security solutions for law firm devices
Administer third party security tools to ensure organization network and endpoints are properly protected
Responds to service issues, problems, and critical situations to support resolution
Monitor threat alerts and investigate cybersecurity incidents, troubleshoot, resolve and track end-user issues
Organize training for users and other consultants to ensure NIST best practices are followed
Keep lawyers up to date on the latest threats in industry

SC Media (formerly SC Magazine) New York, NY
Content Coordinator/ Reporter March 2015 - Aug 2019
Monitor and analyze the latest malware, data breaches, and digital privacy policies to keep IT professionals informed
Write daily short and long form cybersecurity and technical reports and updates concerning the latest threats
Investigate cybersecurity incidents , inform the public of zero-day exploits and attack methods
Deliver metrix to assist in the development of security and user policies

Airbnb NYC Campaign New York, NY
Social Media Coordinator July 2014- February 2015
Managed, created, coordinated and wrote online content for campaign media channels to influence public policy
Develop strategies to gain support of community leaders to help promote brand
Managed and improved growth of social media followings by over 30% across all channels

Dataminr New York, NY
Data Analyst - Jr. Domain Expert October 2013 - June 2014
Conducted analysis of how major events were covered on Twitter for prospective clients
Improve and develop data mining algorithms to alert clients to relevant, industry specific breaking news
Remote supervision of international staff to ensure quality of product

Penetration Testing, Java, Python