Muneeb Imran Shaikh
Senior Information Security Consultant
  • Riyadh,
  • Saudi Arabia
Member Since: 2013/02/24
Industry: Finance
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Information Security | Cyber Threat Intelligence Specialist | Governance, Risk Management Specialist

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Approachable and positive global Data Security professional with 12+ years of experience in Incident Response and Investigation, Data Security, Compliance and Risk Management, Data Solutions and Privacy Protection. Colleagues say I’m a natural leader with perspective and experience in identifying “not before seen” methods, and an ability to meet new challenges and opportunities.
I love networking with other energetic professionals who value diversity, inclusion and the importance of emotional intelligence in the work environment. I’m a firm believer in building strong, lasting relationships with both my clients and colleagues. I often take initiative when it comes to project management, training and operational excellence.

Strong Proponent of creating healthy culture that values Stakeholder Engagement, Mutual Respect, and Emotional Intelligence.

I’m closely familiar with compliance processes and SLA management as well as lead strategic analysis and interpretation of customer data and insights. Well-versed in creating contingency plans to ensure business continuity.

Key areas of expertise include:
- Strategic Planning
- Contingency Planning
- Client Relationship
- Operations Optimization
- Risk Assessment
- VAS Management
- Cloud Service & Deployment Models
- Team Management
- Supplier Engagement & Performance
- KPI Management
- Security Awareness Training
- Change Management
- Cloud Security Solutions
- Application & Infrastructure Security
- Agile Project Management
-MITRE ATT&CK FRAMEWORK
- SOC MATURITY MODELS

'When I don’t work, I enjoy reading about human behavior & importance of empathy, and listening to music.

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Professional Background
Governance, Risk & Cyber Threat Intelligence Consultant
Security Matterz (Banking Sector)
July 2019 – Present
Riyadh
Primarily Responsible for managing the Governance, Risk & Compliance aspects pertaining to Security Operations and managing the entire Cyber Threat Intelligence Program. Have contributed with my knowledge & experience in raising the overall maturity of the Information Security Operations Department through Qualitative & Quantitative means. Have developed Contingency & Disaster Recovery Plans with a Risk based approach aligned with business requirements and available resources. Prepared KPIs & KRIs for Security Operations and their mechanism for collection, aggregation & reporting. Have carried out internal trainings/knowledge sharing sessions for Threat Management & its association with Risk to enhance awareness, promote integrated approach to achieve business objectives and create a learning culture.
Information Security Specialist
FIRCROFT (MOBILY PROJECT)
June 2013 – June 2019
Riyadh
Gained and utilized technical knowledge to develop Contingency Plans. Adhered to Incident Management process and generated Root Cause Analysis Reports post-incident. Built collaborative rapport with contemporaries to achieve systems expansions. Generated detailed KPI reports for designing and developing technical maintenance audits and procedures. Evaluated training requirements and organized effective coaching programs for Front Office & peers working with cross-functional teams to effectively handle responsibilities as Incident First Respondents.

Value Added Services Team Lead
(MOBILY HUAWEI MNS PROJECT)
August 2010 – March 2013
Riyadh
Developed processes to handle and administer services like MMSC, WAP GW, RBT & ICS and its initial level troubleshooting. Assessed business requirements and generated effective KPIs and statistics within pre-defined limits, tracked progress and shared reports to delegated teams to devise corrective action plans for traffic degradations and abnormalities.
Key Accomplishments:
•      Prepared daily VAS KPI reports and briefings for management regarding technical support.
•      Ensured strict surveillance of network and VAS Services and compliance with Change Management practices.
•      Resolved monitoring and surveillance challenges related to increasing traffic thresholds in Ramadan and Hajj occasions.
Data Services Project Engineer
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES PAKISTAN PVT. LTD
March 2008 – July 2010
Pakistan
Implemented and commissioned following products & solutions:
•      SMSC, MMSC, Voice Mail Service, Missed Call Notification, CRBT & AAA Node.
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Education
PAF - Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology
Bachelors of Engineering
Electronics
2004 – 2007
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Languages
English
Native or Bilingual Proficiency
Urdu
Native or Bilingual Proficiency
Arabic
Limited Working Proficiency

Level Progress

Current: Level 3
Muneeb Imran needs 10,366 points to level up.
LVL 4
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