Passionate Information Security Professional with notable success in strategizing for institutional security awareness and communication. Working experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting solutions protecting networks, systems and information assets. Expertise in consulting with business units on effective security best practices. Excel at performing in-depth security assessments to evaluate compliance conditions with various regulations, laws, and standards. Experience in developing IT policies, procedures, guidelines, standards, and other documentation. Hands-on involvement in Vulnerability Management. Outstanding project and program leader skilled in managing, motivating and guiding teams. Able to thrive in fast-paced and challenging environments where accuracy and efficiency matter.
Krista Mikaële Théodore
INFORMATION SECURITY PROFESSIONAL
Cyber Security Analyst
MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
Operates within the Information Technology Security team, with primary emphasis on daily monitoring, investigations, along with interviews to gather information related to potential security breaches.
Monitors, investigates, and reports incidents of suspicious activity or possible compromises to Manager, IT Security.
Responsible for proactively analyzing events from privacy and security monitoring systems to identify potential threats, risk or breaches and takes the necessary approach to reduce their likelihood.
Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information and assets from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.
Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.
Provides input into tactical security initiatives and assists with maintaining Information Security Policies and Standards.
Completes tasks designed to ensure security of the organization's systems and assets.
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
Information Security, Compliance, and Assurance
Payment Card Industry (PCI) Professional
Performed university-wide security assessments to evaluate compliance conditions with various regulations, laws and standards.
Consulted with university entities and business units on effective security practices, and strategize on potential remediation efforts.
Strategized for institutional security awareness and communication
Established formal security awareness program
Inaugurated University of Miami’s free annual cybersecurity conference for South Florida Info. Sec. Professionals
Instituted National Cyber Awareness Month program
Erected the University of Miami IT Security Website
Developed IT policies, procedures, guidelines and standards
Performed vulnerability scanning of enterprise assets
Review unsupported hardware/hard drive purchase and server access requests
Monitored unauthorized access and inquires to payroll and financial systems
Supervised Information Security Interns
IT Security Engineer
OUR KIDS OF MIAMI-DADE & MONROE, INC.
Edited and organized policy and procedure documents supported and enforced by the Florida Department of Children and Families
Shadowed senior executive meetings discussing business and IT strategic initiatives
Reviewed audited agencies
Authored Parent/Teen internet communication awareness document
IT Compliance Intern
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES, LTD.
Established Information Security Awareness Newsletter
Installed Cisco VPN, RSA Software and soft token
Monitored direct database access
Supervised AWARE Hotline for any interruption in service or unauthorized access (hotline set up by a third-party provider for RCCL employees to report/communicate potentially harmful, unethical, and illegal activity).
Updated ITLC Policy Repository
Edited procedure documents
Information Security Training
SEC504: HACKER TOOLS, TECHNIQUES, EXPLOITS, & INCIDENT HANDLING
The SANS Institute
Facilitator - SANS Atlanta 2018
SEC401: SECURITY ESSENTIALS BOOTCAMP STYLE
The SANS Institute
Facilitator - SANS Atlanta 2017
Florida International University, Chapman Graduate School of Business, 3.97
Honored with the FIU Business MSIS Fall 2016 Citizenship Award & Highest GPA Award
Nominated for FIU World's Ahead Graduate
Master of Science
Concurrent Bachelor of Science
SECURITY & RISK ANALYSIS: Information and Cyber Security
INFORMATION SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY: Integration and Application
The Pennsylvania State University, 3.64
The Mildred S. Bunton and Calvin H. Waller Undergraduate Fellow
ITWomen Scholarship Recipient
College of Information Sciences and Technology Scholarship Recipient
Gamma Tau Phi, IST Honor Society
National Honor Society of Leadership and Success
Global Information Assurance Certification Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Certified Security Compliance Specialist
CompTIA Security+ ce
Global Information Assurance Certification Security Essentials (GSEC)
Payment Card Industry
NSTISSI No. 4011 Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professional
Qualys Certified Specialist - Vulnerability Management
Cybrary Micro Certifications:
TCP/IP Skill Certification
Haitian Creole - Fluent
Network and System Security
Data Loss Prevention
Security Awareness & Education
"10 More Women in Security You May Not Know But Should"
IST grad passionate about technology, shrinking gender gap in IT
#WeCyberToo Talent Spotlight
Inspirational Stories of Black Women in Tech
Interview with Naya Moss, Founder + CEO, FRAUVIS: The community and platform for elevating black women in tech
2018 Storytellers Winner
A Celebration of Women’s Stories presented by Target and the Conference for Women
2016 NAF Mega Student Industry Conference “Paving the Way to a Future Career.”
ITWomen Role Model Speakers Program
Sharing expertise and experience with local middle and high school girls interested in IT and engineering related careers, in order to reach their full potential and to make inroads to closing the gender gap in these fields.
Technology & Digital Immigrants Project
Providing education, training, and awareness to individuals born before the widespread adoption of digital technology.
Presenting hope and love for those who are struggling with depression, suicide, addiction, and self-injury.
InfraGard – Partnership for Protection