Mohamed Shalaby
Cyber Security Consultant
  • Pakuranga Heights,
  • New Zealand
Member Since: 2004/03/22
Industry: Consulting
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I am a passionate IT and Info/Cyber Sec professional with proven & verifiable record of consultation, leadership, and problem solving skills

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Professional Background
Cyber Security Consultant
October 2017 – Present
Auckland, New Zealand
Key achievements, duties, and responsibilities:
•      Gap assessment, and identification for big clients’ environments.
•      Preparation and proposal of remediation actions recommendation plans
•      Work closely for requirement definition and gathering with different clients, and stakeholders
•      Participating in the virtual ISM role for multiple clients
•      Worked through PCI-DSS readiness projects for different clients
•      PCI-DSS scope validation and definition using credit card data scanning tools
•      Propose latest security solutions for clients' needs, and requirements
•      Working on different security frameworks, and latest technologies to achieve project's outcome
Senior Information security auditor & consultant
August 2005 – March 2017
Cairo, Egypt
Jul, 2012 – Mar, 2017
Key achievements, duties, and responsibilities:
•      Managed to retain the ISO 9K/20K/27K certification for the whole company worldwide
•      Led, & Participated in various Risk Management exercises, where various business, technological risks were assessed, evaluated, & treatment options were proposed.
•      Management of the transition of the new ISO standards as part of the transition team for ISO 20000-1:2005 to 20000-1:2011, ISO 27001:2005 to 27001:2013, & ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015
•      Managed successfully all the conducted gap analysis & fulfillment projects.
•      Responsible for Egypt’s, Brazil’s, Turkey’s, Mauritius’ & Greece different audits
May, 2008 – July, 2012                        Level 3 e-Support T.L.
Key achievements, duties, and responsibilities:
•      Applying a Scrum framework project in the ITIL S.O. Stage (Support Beyond … project) – Achieved great Business benefit results (Decrease in MTTR & MTTT between 9% & 13% along with big company savings)
•      Network devices administration, & troubleshooting (routers, switches, servers, and load balancers)
•      Leading & Managing the L3 Support Function
Aug, 2005 – May, 2008                        Critical applications support
Key achievements, duties, and responsibilities:
•      Employee of the month (May 2007)
•      Provided a very high quality customer technical support, as an incident, and event management process practitioner.
•      Troubleshot OBS various applications.
American University in Cairo
Masters in Computing
Computer Science & Engineering
2006 – 2011
Ain Shams University
Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
1996 – 2001
Full Biography

I am a passionate IT and Info/Cyber Sec professional with proven & verifiable record of consultation, leadership, problem solving, decision making, innovation, accountability, and responsibility with high sense of ownership. Has a proven top-notch record of hands on experience of professional sound and very solid competencies in IT & Information/Cyber Security; that was gained mostly in multinational companies; that gave me the ability to easily adapt and perform within any multi-cultural company. During my years of experience, I got the ability to work efficiently as a team leader managing direct & indirect reporting employees, prime consultant, auditor, project manager, process manager, process practitioner, and as a team player as well. My strongest assets are: self-motivation, ability to learn & adapt quickly, and my can do attitude. My main aim in the career path is to reach a higher professional & perfection level in the IT & Info/Cyber Sec domain.

Native or Bilingual Proficiency
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Elementary Proficiency

Level Progress

Current: Level 2
Mohamed needs 1,325 points to level up.
  • Overall
  • Security
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Applications
  • Microsoft Office
  • Network Security
  • Project Management
  • Scrum
  • Storage Software