My career has spanned across two differing professions, financial and information technology. I spent over twenty five years with the financial sector and roughly fourteen years in the cyber security field. I have extensive experience in both of these professions and my enthusiasm to achieve is a key to my motivation. Following are some highlights of each career.
Cyber Security Advisor
I have been employed in the Cyber Security sector for the past ten years which is my primary employment and focus. I am employed by a Federal Goverment agency as their Cyber Security advisor and report directly to the Chief Information Security Officer. I have gained extensive experience is this field and obtained many industry qualifications. Some of the major deliverables of my position are:
Developing and maintaining IT Security Policies and procedures consistent with Whole of Government policies.
Facilitating the Certification and Accreditation of the Departments information systems against the requirements of the Information Security Manual.
Conducting IT Security Awareness and Training.
Monitoring and maintaining the security of the departments ICT facilities and resources.
Undertaking investigations related to fraud, FOI requests and legal matters.
I have gained extensive skills and experience over the last 25 years in the financial and banking profession. I started my carreer with the Commonwealth Bank and after ten years with the company decided to leave and establish a mortage broking business. I have many financial qualifications and skills that I continue to employ through my involvement in the financial sector. Following are some key roles of my mortgage broker offering:
Assist home buyers with achieving financial goals
Identify and assisting consumers with building a tailoried financial package to ensure they are getting the best deal
Lodging home loan and investment applications to banking institutions
Conducting reviews of existing customers banking to ensure they have the most relevant banking package
Building strong relationships with customers to ensure they are receiving a positive financial experience