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Qualifications

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• Current – PhD Student, Cyber Security
• 2015 –18 – MSc Computer Systems & Security
• 2005-07 – x4 A Levels
• 2000-05 – x11 GCSE’s

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• Ongoing – Tiger Accreditation Team Member CREST
• 2018 – LogRhythm System Administrator (LRSA) SIEM
• 2018 – LogRhythm Platform Analyst (LRPA) SIEM
• 2018 – Nessus Fundamentals
• 2017 – Aerohive Certified Wireless Analyst (ACWA)
• 2016 – ITIL Foundation
• 2016 – CEH – Ethical Hacker
• 2016 – Prince 2 – Project Management
• 2016 – Cisco CCNND1
• 2015 – CompTIA Network+
• 2015 – Asbestos Awareness Level 1
• 2015 – Microsoft MCSA
• 2015 – Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering
• 2015 – BES12 Mobile Security Training Blackberry
• 2014 – Avaya Aura Fundamentals Avaya
• 2014 – Windows Networking Fundamentals 9
• 2014 – Vocera Technical Training – 3 Days 2014
• 2014 – ILM Team Leading
• 2014 – NVQ Level 3 Team Leading, Business Administration, Customer Services
• 2014 – Key Skills Application of Number, ICT, English

About

Kirsty is a PhD research student within the Faculty of Computer Engineering and Science with a particular focus in Cyber Security at the USW. She graduated with an MSc in Computer Systems and Security In December 2018.

Prior to her studies, Kirsty served over 12 years in Industry with an essential background across multiple IT Engineering disciplines including: Data Networks and Telecommunications, Wireless Infrastructure, Mobile Communications, Wearable Medical Technology and Operational Cyber Security.

Experience

WORK EXPERIENCE
• Current – PhD Research Student – Cyber Security – University of South Wales
• 2018-19 – Senior Cyber Security Product Specialist – NHS Wales
• 2015-18 – Data Network Engineer – Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
• 2012-15 – Telecommunications Voice Engineer – ABUHB
• 2007-12 – ICT Administrator – ABUHB

Responsibilities

Responsible for providing research & development into emerging cyber security technologies; finding different approaches to maintain complex mission critical cyber security through innovative technical engineering, product/solution evaluations, and research publications.

Research

Kirsty’s PhD field of research, seeks to create & validate a Cyber-Maintainable Safety-Critical Complex Systems Architecture. In particular, the feasibility of conducting command and control on a SCADA system, via the latest 5G network. This will be achieved via the construction of an advanced prototype system.

Research Title:
Cyber-Maintainable Safety-Critical Complex Systems

Twitter

@KP_Marie74

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