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Danny Knight

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In today's digital landscape, cybersecurity is vital. Recent high-profile breaches emphasize the need for robust security measures. With expertise in the latest standards and a proactive approach, I offer organizations the ability to protect against emerging threats. Additionally, I bring experience in UX design, ensuring that security measures are seamlessly integrated into user-friendly interfaces. From secure coding to incident response and cloud security, I provide comprehensive solutions to ensure data integrity and minimize disruptions. Let me help safeguard your assets and reputation while delivering a seamless user experience in this complex landscape.

RESUME

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Cyber Security Specialist

Independant Contractor

Vallejo, Cal.

  • Conducted security assessments and risk assessments on a variety of systems, including networks, servers, and applications.

  • Implemented and maintained security controls to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive data.

  • Analyzed and responded to security incidents, including conducting forensic analyses and developing remediation plans.

  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices.

2021 - 2023

Cost Estimator

Mare Island Dry Dock, LLC.

Vallejo, CA

  • Accurate cost estimation for maritime projects, including materials, labor, and equipment.

  • Data analysis, leveraging industry trends and benchmarks for cost projections.

  • Collaborative budget planning and resource allocation with project managers.

  • Diligent cost control, monitoring project expenditures to ensure financial targets.

  • Detailed documentation and reporting for project stakeholders.

  • Utilizing specialized software tools for efficient cost estimation.

  • Continuous learning and growth to stay updated with industry dynamics.

  • Effective teamwork with engineers and project professionals.

  • Compliance with industry standards and regulations.

    Experienced in reading and interpreting government contracts, ensuring compliance with regulations and contractual obligations. Collaborated closely with the Coast Guard and Navy on maritime projects, fostering a deep understanding of their unique requirements and standards.

2022 - 2022

IT Technician

Medmetry Inc.

Oakland, Cal.

  • Hardware maintenance, installs, and repairs

  • Software maintenance, installation, and repair.

  • Helping support hardware and software across the organization.

  • Helping provide training on hardware and software for end-users.

  • Maintaining inventory and logs.

2020 - 2020

IT Technician/CNC Operator

World Service and Supplies

Santa Barbara, Cal.

  • Installed and configured printing equipment across customer sites.

  • Loaded print drivers and ensured device connectivity.

  • Conducted preventive maintenance and repairs on hardware.

  • Kept detailed service and repair records.

  • Demonstrated effective time management and clear communication with clients.

2018 - 2019

Repair Technician

JOAT

Santa Barbara, CA

  • Operate and maintain CNC woodworking equipment and 3D printers to produce high-quality products and prototypes.

  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) software to create and modify designs.

  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment as needed.

  • Maintain accurate production records and inventory.

  • Ensure that safety protocols are followed at all times.

  • Collaborate with the design and production teams to optimize processes and improve efficiency.

2018 - 2019

Security Operations Associate

Seven SB

Santa Barbara, CA

  • Ensured 100% compliance by verifying ages and IDs for an average of 250 patrons per night.

  • De-escalated 50+ conflicts, contributing to a 30% reduction in security incidents over two years.

  • Monitored crowd sizes and security threats, maintaining a zero incident rate due to overcapacity.

  • Documented and reported 20+ security incidents with 100% timely communication to law enforcement.

  • Collaborated with staff on the development of 3 new security strategies, improving response times to incidents by 25%.

2017 - 2019

IT Technician/Marketer

Bamboo Garden

Santa Barbara, CA

  • Managed network issues and maintained website uptime at 99%, reducing downtime by 10%.

  • Developed digital ads that contributed to a 15% increase in inquiries for room vacancies.

  • Assisted in resolving IT issues, including printer configurations, leading to a 20% reduction in support tickets.

  • Facilitated clear communication between technical and non-technical teams, resulting in a 10% improvement in project completion times.

2017 - 2019

Sales And Marketing Representative

Knockout Fitness And Boxing

Oxnard, CA

  • Drove membership growth through sales and marketing strategies.

  • Led sales presentations and managed customer follow-ups.

  • Assisted in marketing campaigns and fostered local business partnerships.

  • Attended events to network and boost gym promotion.

  • Analyzed performance metrics for continuous improvement.

2017 - 2018

Inventory Manager

AutoZone

Sioux Falls, SD

  • Oversaw and optimized inventory levels across multiple categories.

  • Implemented inventory tracking system, reducing discrepancies by 40%.

  • Conducted quarterly audits, maintaining 98% inventory accuracy.

  • Streamlined supply chain, reducing lead time by 25%.

  • Managed relations with suppliers, achieving a 15% cost reduction.

  • Trained 5+ staff members in inventory management best practices.

2017 - 2018

EDUCATION

California Polytechnic State University

Bachelor of Science in Business Admin Computer Information Systems 

Pomona, CA

2021 - 2023

Santa Barbara City College

Associates of Arts/Marketing/Business Administration

Santa Barbara, CA

2017 - 2021

Solano Community College

Fire Technology

Fairfield, CA

2013 - 2017

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

Programming Languages

  • Javascript & Python

Certifications

  • CompTIA Network+

  • CompTIA Security+

  • Google Cybersecurity

  • Black Belt Taekwondo

  • Marketing

  • Red Cross CPR

Cybersecurity

  • Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing, Network Security, Security Tools
CONTACT

CONTACT

Phone

510-241-8786

Email

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