ANDREW SALAZAR

WHY DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN THIS INDUSTRY?

Throughout my education, I’ve become fascinated by the inner workings of Information Technology and how it has transformed business industries.  With the evolving state of IT and increasing cyber threats, I believe I have the passion and drive to specialize in this field of Cybersecurity.

WHAT IS YOUR MOTIVATION?

I am a motivated and determined student that is passionate about Cybersecurity and eager to earn the opportunity to learn and develop experience, as well as demonstrate my skills and knowledge of the field.  Becoming an apprentice is a perfect opportunity to achieve my career goals.

KEY SKILLS & CHARACTERISTICS

  • B.S. in Information Systems & Technology with a Concentration in Cybersecurity – Magna Cum Laude

  • Active CSUSB Cyber Intelligence & Security Organization member

  • CompTIA Security+

  • Exterro Ace Forensic Toolkit

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

  • ePortfolio – (mandsala.com)

  • My experience involves taking an active role in projects touching on fields of cybersecurity such as GRC (Governance, Risk, & Compliance), Penetration Testing or Red Team, as well as Networking and Security Operations or Blue Team roles.

  • I have completed and received badges for IBM modules, including; Cybersecurity Fundamentals, IBM New Collar Professional Skills, Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner, and Introduction to Agile.

APPRENTICE INFO

  • Apprenticeship Status: Apprentice Candidate

  • Industry Sector: Information Technology

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