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Manjunath V Kolukula

Manjunath V Kolukula

Cyber Security
Bengaluru
Summary

Trusted Cyber Security Analyst with 10+ years protecting companies against both internal and external threats. Talented at preemptively detecting unidentified threat vectors and applying preventive measures to mitigate security flaws. Employs technological solutions and personnel training to harden both people and machines against malicious actors.

Overview
3
3
Certifications
5
5
years of post-secondary education
14
14
years of professional experience
Work History

Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Epsilon Re:Sources, A unit of Publicis Groupe
2017-12 - Current
  • Evaluating the network for any gaps based on vulnerability report and security alerts to identify issues and areas that require new security measures or policy changes.
  • A good understanding of the procedures required to identify, quantify and address information security or Cyber vulnerabilities in an organization.
  • Performing threat impact analysis to evaluate the impact a successful exploit of vulnerability that can have on our environment.
  • Performing risk profiling of users to identify gaps in authentication controls implemented especially for users working remotely.
  • Performing SPAM/Phishing mail analysis which are reported by users and taking appropriate action.
  • Conduct regular phishing campaign to educate users on phishing.
  • Maintain a Cybersecurity metrics dashboard, recommending actions arising from the output.
  • Identifying successful intrusions and compromises through review and analysis of relevant event detail information through tools like Qradar, SumoLogic, Splunk, Mcafee NSM, Rapid7 Nexpose, Bluecoat, Source fire, Fire Eye, Symantec DLP/Antivurs, MalwareBytes, ThreatGrid, O365 Suite, Bluecoat ThreatPulse, Symantec Reporter, RSA Aveksa IDAM, Checkpoint, Infoblx IPAM, MIDB, Ticketing Tools like Resilient, and Service Now.
  • Detecting unauthorized AWS accounts and security group changes and alerting the owners.
  • A strong team player always trying to train, guide and motivate team to achieve maximum productivity with exceptional consensus building, negotiation and interpersonal skills, analytical mind and comprehensive problem detection/ solving abilities.

Senior Analyst - IT Security Operation Centre

GE Capital
2011-12 - 2017-10
  • Highly Privilege Account(HPA) management included: Reviewing the request, Creation, Revocation and Deletion of HPA accounts.
  • Monitoring privileged accounts for malicious activity and taking appropriate remediation steps.
  • Coordinated across multiple region and successfully implemented SIEM tools such as Splunk, DG and CA.
  • Supported auditors during yearly audits by providing required information such as logs, alerts and user information from SIEM tool.
  • Monitoring for sensitive information and alerting the business using Digital Guardian (DLP).
  • Regularly reviewing and updating security related procedures and guidelines.
  • Initiating, Facilitating and promoting activities to create security awareness within the GE Capital sub businesses.
  • Hosting exception calls with network security and the requester to identify the risk involved in disabling the firewall rules.

System Administrator

IBM India Pvt Ltd
2007-05 - 2011-12
  • Troubleshooting and fixing issues related to Windows and Linux systems and servers.
  • Was part of Changes Management and participated actively during CAB review and change activities.
  • Patch management: Reviewing, testing and installing patches on a regular basis.
  • Regular maintenance checks related to Cluster fail-over, Endpoint protection signature updates and backup verification.
  • Conducted process related training to the team and new joiners.

Customer Support Representative

MPHASIS
2006-06 - 2007-04
  • Help Customers to fix issues related to mobile network connectivity.
  • Ensuring minimum Turnaround time for resolving customer complaints and maintaining high customer satisfaction and sending the final reply to customers about the resolution of requests and complaints.
Education

Master of Science Cyber Law & Cyber Security

National Law University
2013-01 - 2014-12

Bachelor of Science Electronics & Computers

University Of Mysore
2003-06 - 2006-05
Skills

    Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity best practices

Network security systems

Developing security plans

Firewalls, VPNs and security products

Security team management

Quote
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
Voltaire
Certification

CISSP- Certified Information Systems Security Professional

2021-01

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

2014-07

SUN Solaris 10 System Administrator

2011-10
Timeline

CISSP- Certified Information Systems Security Professional

2021-01

Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Epsilon Re:Sources, A unit of Publicis Groupe
2017-12 - Current

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

2014-07

Master of Science Cyber Law & Cyber Security

National Law University
2013-01 - 2014-12

Senior Analyst - IT Security Operation Centre

GE Capital
2011-12 - 2017-10

SUN Solaris 10 System Administrator

2011-10

System Administrator

IBM India Pvt Ltd
2007-05 - 2011-12

Customer Support Representative

MPHASIS
2006-06 - 2007-04

Bachelor of Science Electronics & Computers

University Of Mysore
2003-06 - 2006-05