Josh Sokol - Resume

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2009 Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Dallas, TX
    Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Since 1978, the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) program, sponsored by ISACA, has been the globally accepted standard of achievement among information systems (IS) audit, control and security professionals. The technical skills and practices that CISA promotes and evaluates are the building blocks of success in the field. Possessing the CISA designation demonstrates proficiency and is the basis for measurement in the profession.
2007 SANS GIAC in Web Application Security San Diego, CA
    SANS GIAC in Web Application Security (GWAS)
  • The Web Application Security Workshop focuses on the latest tools and techniques used in designing applications which provide data to those who need it while keeping the bad guys out. The candidate will have hands on experience using current tools to detect and prevent Cross-site scripting (XSS), and SQL Injection as well as an in-depth understanding of authentication, and session management systems and their weaknesses and how they are best defended.
2005 Solaris 8 Bootcamp Austin, TX
    Sun Certified Solaris Administrator (SCSA)
  • Attended a week long Solaris 8 bootcamp class provided by TechNow which was geared toward passing the Sun Certified Solaris Administrator (SCSA) exams for Solaris 8 and received a Certificate of Completion for that class.
  • Have passed Part I (CX-310-011) of the SCSA exam for solaris 8 which assumes in-depth knowledge of system concepts, the boot PROM, installation, initialization and shutdown, user administration, security, process control, file systems, files and directories, the boot process, disk configuration, format, backup and recovery, basic command syntax, editors, and remote connections.
  • Never took Part II (CX-310-012) of the SCSA exam for solaris 8 which assumes in-depth knowledge of client server relationships, Solaris OS network environment, Solaris OS syslog, disk management, Solaris OS pseudo file systems and swap space, NFS, AUTOFS, CACHEFS, naming services, NIS, role-based access control (RBAC), solaris management console, and JumpStart software automatic installation.
2003 CCNA/CCDA Bootcamp San Antonio, TX
    Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • CCNA certified professionals can install, configure, and operate LAN, WAN, and dial access services for small networks (100 nodes or fewer), including but not limited to use of these protocols: IP, IGRP, IPX, Serial, AppleTalk, Frame Relay, IP RIP, VLANs, RIP, Ethernet, Access Lists.
1997 - 2002 University of Texas Austin, TX
    Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
  • Took classes on the .Logic, Sets, and Functions., Digital Systems Engineering, Foundations of Computer Science, Analysis of Programs, Computer Organization, Abstract Data Types, Computer Systems Architecture, Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Artificial Intelligence, Compilers, Automata Theory, Computer Networks, Systems Modeling, and High Performance Parallel Computing.
  • Programmed in C++, Scheme, Pascal, Java, Perl, Miranda and MIPS assembly.
  • Other related experience in FTP, Telnet, SSH, HTML Scripting/Webpage Design, CGI Programming, PC Hardware and Software Installation and Maintenance, Router/Firewall Configuration, UNIX/Linux Administration, and some Macintosh skills.