Resume of Todd Haverkos

Chicago, IL (NW suburbs) USA
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Email: resume_AT_haverkos_DOT_com

Summary: Todd Haverkos is an Information Security Consultant currently working as a full time Penetration Tester for the consulting practice of IBM ISS. He provides consulting in several areas of security including penetration testing, application vulnerability assessments, network vulnerability assessments, and network and wireless security.

Todd has 18 years of experience in Information Technology (IT) and high technology, including 8 years with IBM in network security and ethical hacking roles, 6 years with Motorola as an integrated circuit designer for which he holds a US Patent, and 4 years with large regional electric utility in database administration, IT, and telecom.

Todd has six years of dedicated experience in Information Security and has expertise with penetration testing, vulnerability assessments and recommendations, security policy and procedure development, network architecture, firewall, switch and router configuration and management, and technical security documentation.

Todd is a Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), holds a Master's in Computer Engineering from Northwestern University, and a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton.

Education: Licensed Penetration Tester 2008, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) 

           Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
           MS Computer Engineering, August 2000
           Cumulative GPA (over 10 courses):  3.80 / 4.00
           Area of specialization:  VLSI CAD (Computer Aided Design)
           Advisor:  Prof. Majid Sarrafzadeh

           University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
           Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, 1993
           Cumulative GPA:  3.82 / 4.00
           Dean's List, all semesters; U.D. Presidential Scholarship
           Ohio Cooperative Education Association "Co-op of the Year" 1993

           US Patent No. 5,677,917 "Integrated Circuit Memory
           Using Fusible Links in a Scan Chain" issued Oct. 14, 1997.

Books:     UNIX and Linux Forensic Analysis DVD Toolkit
           Co-author with Chris Pogue and Cory Altheide.  
           Elsevier/Syngress Publishing, 2008.  


           IBM Internet Security Systems (IBM ISS)
                Senior Security Consultant, Penetration Testing 
                  o  Perform onsite and remote security consulting
                     including penetration testing, application
                     testing, web application security assessment,
                     onsite internet security assessment, social
                     engineering, wireless assessment, and IDS/IPS hardware 
                  o  Perform ethical cracks ("hacks") to assess the
                     vulnerabilities of test, Internet, and/or Intranet
                     connected systems, networks, and applications
                     including Windows, Linux, AIX, Solaris, HP-UX,
                     OpenVMS, and Cisco IOS/CatOS
                  o  Generate and present reports on security
                     vulnerabilities to both   internal and external
                  o  Generate and present reports on security
                     vulnerabilities to both internal and external

           IBM Global Services,  Global Security Services Delivery
                Ethical Hacker (Security Vulnerability Assessment)
                  o Perform ethical cracks ("hacks") to assess the
                    vulnerabilities of test, Internet, and/or Intranet
                    connected systems, networks, and applications
                    including Windows, Linux, AIX, Solaris, Linux,
                  o Generate and present reports on security
                    vulnerabilities to both internal and external

           IBM Global Services, Schaumburg, IL  e-Technology Center
                e-business Network Infrastructure Management Development 
                IT Specialist
                  o Extensive use of Tivo1i NetView for UNIX under AIX
                    for enterprise network fault management with
                    Tivo1i Enterprise Console (TEC)
                  o Developed numerous Perl and ksh scripts for
                    customizing fault alert handling. 
                  o Customized BMC Patrol alerting package to
                    integrate with NetView 
                  o Developed and tested network monitoring solutions
                    for Cisco PIX and Nokia IP600 series firewall/VPN
                    devices as well as Cisco Catalyst XL switches and
                    various Cisco routers.  
                  o Designed architecture for CiscoWorks 2000 Resource
                    Manager Essentials for configuration archive and
                  o Routinely consulted on security matters relating
                    to SNMP and host configuration.

           IBM Global Services, Schaumburg, IL
                Universal Server Farm (USF) Network Tools and System Management
(8/00-8/01)     Sr. Tivoli Software Engineer
                  o Graduate of IBM Network Skills Academy 3-week
                    bootcamp on TCP/IP--Cisco, routing, bridging,
                    firewalling, LAN, WAN, OSPF, BGP, etc.    
                  o Developed central syslog server implementation for
                    use  across all geographies of the Universal
                    Server Farm architecture.
                  o Well versed in Tivoli Distributed Monitoring,
                    Tivo1i Enterprise Console (TEC), Tivo1i Netview
                    alert architecture.
                  o Evaluated and tested SMARTS InCharge network event
                    correlation software. 
                  o Implemented software revision control using
                    TeamConnection and CMVC

Non-IT experience (see note above!):
           Motorola Inc., Corporate Research Labs, Schaumburg, IL
(9/98-8/00)     DigitalDNA Systems Architecture Lab
                Graduate Student Intern
                  o Digital system design of vector-median noise filter for
                    digital still camera based on CMOS imager
                  o Studied state-of-the-art motion estimation
                    algorithms for use in MPEG-3 and H.263 video
                    compression system

           Motorola Inc. Automotive and Industrial Electronics Group
           Schaumburg, IL
(1/97-7/98)     Sensor Technology Department
                Sr. IC Design Engineer
                  o Full-custom design of mixed-signal signal
                    conditioning IC's incl. analog, custom DSP, and EEPROM
                  o IC test program development and fault-grading

           Motorola Inc. Semiconductor Products Sector, Austin, TX
(6/94-12/96)    Fast Static RAM Division   
                Memory Designer
                  o Full-custom design of digital and analog circuits 
                    for 0.4u BiCMOS 300+MHz 4Mb synchronous fast static 
                    random access memories (FSRAMs)
                  o Design fuse-programmable embedded memory
                    redundancy US Patent # Patent 5,677,917 
                  o Collaborate with package designers to address thermal,
                    noise, and performance issues 
                  o Optimize circuit layout to meet reliability 
                    and performance specifications
                  o Verify circuit layout and performance using Verilog, 
                    SPICE and Dracula LVS tools.  
                  o Characterize, test, and debug devices using HP83000
                    test system.

           Dayton Power and Light Company, Dayton, OH
(1/94-5/94)     Energy Resource Center
                Database Systems Engineer
                  o Developed and recommended reporting solutions
                    for DSM program tracking database.
                  o Coordinated multi-editor revision of 500+-page
                    utilities commission forecast report.
                  o Researched numerous client/server and peer-to-
                    peer mainframe down-sizing options.
(1/92 to 8/93)  Telecommunications Dept.
                Engineering Co-op
                  o Coordinated conversion parameters for $3.5M
                    enterprise-wide DMS-100 Centrex.
                  o Established extensive database management
                    system for phone system administration.
                  o Researched conversion to 800 MHz trunked 2-
                    way radio system.
                  o Documented and assisted with field
                    installation of voice and data cabling.
                  o Supported field repair of microwave radio 
                    and multiplex equipment.
(5/91 to 8/91)  Centerville Service Center
                Engineering Co-op
                  o Maintained and verified branch/feeder
                    hierarchy database.
                  o Monitored and reported from computerized
                    substation load database.
                  o Diagnosed and analyzed service interruptions
                    during inclement weather.
(8/92 to   University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
12/93)          Daytonian Yearbook     
                Managing Photography Editor
                  o Recruited and coordinated photography staff  for
                    272-page University publication.
                  o Photographed broad range of events and people (J.
                    Brown, J. Carter, and R. Perot).
       Security:   IBM Rational (Watchfire) Appscan, SPI Dynamics
                   WebInspect, Immunitysec Canvas, IBM ISS Internet
                   Scanner, Sandstorm PhoneSweep, Nessus, nmap, THC Hydra, 
           Lang:   C, C++, Perl, bash, Verilog HDL, VHDL, Mentor Graphics
                   AMPLE, HTML, ksh, csh, dBase IV, Procomm ASPECT,
                   FORTRAN, BASIC, Motorola DSP56000, MIPS
             OS:   Linux including Gentoo, Ubuntu, Debian, RedHat,
                   RHEL, Windows Vista,XP/2000/NT/ME/98, Novell, Unix:
                   AIX, HP-UX, BSD, Sun Solaris, Linux; MS DOS, Apple
                   OS X, A/UX, DEC VAX/VMS, MVS, zOS, zLinux

Undergrad.   o President, Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society
Activities:  o Founder and President, UD Juggling Club
             o Co-director, C.A.R.E. Retreat
             o Secretary, Golden Key Honor Society
Personal:  Drummer, electronic percussionist, bassist, guitarist.
           Member: Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Golden Key, Order
           of the Engineer. USA Volleyball National Referee.
           Fast, motivated learner; Excellent writer and presenter
           Well-rounded, confident, self-starting, and highly motivated