Summary: Jesse Kurrus is a cybersecurity expert with a breadth and depth of knowledge, professional experience, and top of the line credentials directly related to his field of expertise. He has provided quality training for thousands of students online, has mentored them one-on-one, and has coached many to acquire jobs in the cyber field. Professional strengths include security analysis, intrusion detection, ethical hacking, penetration testing, training, and technical writing. Jesse has a true passion for cybersecurity and information technology, and an insatiable ambition to further his knowledge and professional skill set.
Specialties: Intrusion Detection / Network Security Monitoring (Security Onion, Snort, Bro, and Suricata); SIEM Technology (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana (ELK), ArcSight, and Splunk); PCAP analysis (Tcpdump, Wireshark, NetworkMiner, NetWitness/Security Analytics); Penetration Testing (Kali Linux, BurpSuite, Nikto, Nmap, Metasploit, etc.)
Current Degrees/Certifications: M.S. in Information Technology with Information Assurance Specialization / B.S. in Computer Networks and Security / Network+, A+, Security+, Linux+, Certified Ethical Hacker v8 (CEH), Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), eLearnSecurity Web application Penetration Tester (eWPT)