Highly motivated and detail-oriented IT Security Manager with 15+ years of experience in the Information Technology industry. Professionally handles complex functional specifications and determine how to best implement them technically. Demonstrates the ability to monitor and configure security information and event management solutions, anti-virus, web filtering, email security, intrusion detection / prevention, firewalls, and vulnerability management. Possesses strong verbal and written communications skills, as well as the ability to work with a wide variety of individuals. Proven ability to condense and interpret complex issues, prioritize, and process multiple projects and deadlines while planning and accurately managing the utilization of resources. Extensive knowledge of risk identification and analysis concepts, in addition to various forms of scripting and threat intelligence, payment card security, scripting languages, penetration testing, and implementing control frameworks. Well-versed in daily operations ‘eyes on glass’ real-time monitoring.