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Taha Zar

469-215-4115    Dallas, Texas

The University of Texas at Dallas December 2018
B.S. Information Technology Systems Major GPA: 3.34


Certifications: Splunk Certified User, Google Analytics Individual Qualification, Google AdWords Certified
Analysis Tools: Splunk, Proofpoint Protection Server, Proofpoint TAP, Cisco AMP, BlueCat Proteus IPAM
Open Source Tools: Shodan, VirusTotal, Zenmap, MxToolbox
Service Management: ServiceNow, Cherwell Service Management, HEAT
Programming/DB: C++, Java, Python, HTML, CSS, MySQL
Operating Systems: Windows, MacOS, Linux (Ubuntu, Kali)
Software: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, VMware, VirtualBox, Malwarebytes, Tableau
Standards/Compliance: NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), ISO 27002, HIPAA, FERPA

Baylor Scott & White Health September 2017 – Present
Information Security Associate
 Collaborated on and documented a process that reduced unaddressed flagged malicious emails by 90%
 Designed and presented an Open Source Intelligence Framework used to identify and remediate vulnerabilities
on company’s network
 Developed employee education on security best practices and specific threats communicated to 40,000+
 Delivered incident response, analysis, and reporting according to SOC policies that align with compliance

University of Texas at Dallas August 2015 – September 2017

Help Desk Technical Specialist
 Diagnosed, troubleshot and resolved a range of account, hardware and software issues for university population
of 27,000+ students and faculty
 Identified and escalated user’s issues over different medium and quickly came up with solutions while
maintaining composure and patience when dealing with frustrated users
 Explained the cause of issues and clearly communicated steps to solve them to both technical and nontechnical
users in a manner that puts the customer’s satisfaction first

Network and Information Security September 2017 – December 2017
 Performed a security assessment for a local franchise with a team
 Reported vulnerabilities and made recommendations to implement more layers of defensive depth


CoMIS Case Competition, University of Minnesota April 2018
India Business Case Competition, UT Dallas April 2017
Association for Information Systems, UT Dallas August 2017 – Present

Languages: English, Urdu, Hindi
Eligibility: (USPR) Eligible to work in the U.S. with no restrictions