Enthusiast cybersecurity engineer with four years of experience in the private and academic sectors. I am currently in the final year of my Ph.D. program, where I conduct research on blockchain and security applications in order to design trustless systems adopting data transparency.
Singapore University of Technology and Design
2017 - 2022
Master in Information Security
Universidad de los Andes
2013 - 2016
Bachelor in Computer Engineering
Universidad de los Llanos
2007 - 2012
Research Assistant - STEE-SUTD Cyber Security Lab
at Singapore University of Technology and Design | Aug 2016 - Sep 2017
A cybersecurity researcher working on machine learning projects employing behavioral biometrics approaches to prevent insider attacks on corporations. I developed a multi- model authentication system that uses mouse movements and keystroke patterns to identify unauthorized users on devices.
Research Assistant - RESILIoT Lab
at Singapore University of Technology and Design | Mar 2016 - Aug 2017
A research member working on various cybersecurity projects, focusing primarily on the safety and security of devices in cyber physical systems. I participated in the creation of Honeypots to gain a better understanding of cyberattacks that target Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
Specialized Analyst - Information Security Department
at AV Villas Bank | Sep 2015 - Jan 2016
A security risk analyst for the Department of Information Security. The administrator of the platforms for vulnerability scanning and data loss prevention. I upgraded our QRadar scanner and developed a tool to extract daily scanning results directly from the embedded database and feed the company’s SIEM for events correlation and automatic metrics.
Professional Analyst - Technologies for the Information Security
at BBVA Colombia Bank | Mar 2015 - Aug 2016
A cybersecurity engineer responsible for the administration and management of a variety of IT and security platforms, including firewalls, web proxy, vulnerability scanners, and ATM protection tools, within the Technologies for the Information Security department.
at Krypto Colombia | Nov 2014 - Feb 2015
As an internal outsourcing consultant for the Technologies for the Information Security department, I was responsible for the administration and management of numerous IT and security platforms, such as firewalls, web proxy, vulnerability scanners, and ATM protection tools. I joined the team after a cyberattack in which hackers stole COP$1.024 million by hacking ATMs. I was responsible for restoring and enhancing ATM security using several tools to ensure that over a million devices were fully functional and protected.