About Xoke

UK Born, US Based, InfoSec Guy

Dual Nationality Programmer turned Security

Born in Bristol, England, moved to Nevada in America as an adult and became a US citizen.
Work-wise, started off as a programmer, then move into cybersecurity. Still programming in PowerShell and Python. Have done helpdesk, sysadmin, and dba-lite roles also

Work History

Education Institution
Information Security Analyst
– Handling any and all security related projects and work
– Deployed Password Manager to IT increasing password complexity and security
– Made minimum 15 character passwords for active directory
– Deployed LAPS
– Wrote and maintained PowerShell scripts (some of which are available on my GitHub)

Electronics Reseller on eBay
Project Manager and Software Developer
– Developed and maintained application for selling through eBay
– Covered any IT issues in the building as sole IT person there

Shopping TV Channel
Senior Analyst Programmer / Systems Administrator
– Write ordering / warehouse system from scratch with another developer

Different Shopping TV Channel
Desktop Support Technician
– Investigated, selected, implemented, and supported ticketing system saving over an hour per day, per person, in a five-person team
– Worked alongside an offshore DBA team

America, Australia, Thailand

Insurance Company
Senior Developer
– Worked on Y2K projects
– Supported multiple programs in multiple languages