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    Faisal Muneer Awan

    Manager IT Security

    MCB Bank Limited

    Location:
    Oman - Muscat
    Education:
    Diploma, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
    Experience:
    13 years, 7 months

    Work Experience

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    Manager IT Security

    at MCB Bank Limited
    October 2011
    To Present
    Pakistan - Lahore
    As a Manager IT Security, my job responsibilities includes but not limited to the following:

    * Development and refinement of policies and procedures
    * Ensure the enforcement of Information Security Policy
    * Lead Implementer in PCI-DSS Project with consultancy from Trustwave
    * Conducting vulnerability scanning and coordinating in remediation
    * Coordinating the BCP/DR plans and DR drills for the information systems
    * Coordinating the activities of the IT/IS auditors
    * Serving as an internal information security consultant to the organization
    * DB & Network monitoring through IBM InfoSphere & Cisco ACS
    * Security assessments of applications and projects
    * Facilitating external auditors for conducting the annual audits
    * Manage the compliance operations regarding the statutory and regulatory compliance
    * Facilitating and promoting activities to create information security awareness within the bank
    * Monitoring the internal control systems to ensure their adequacy and appropriateness

    ICT Security Specialist

    at Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC)
    May 2014
    To Present
    Oman - Muscat
    * Managing SIEM (LogRhythm) and fine tuning as per organization need and security use cases
    * Defining and configuring Data Leakage policies within the DLP solution (Device Lock DLP).
    * Providing internal development team guidelines on secure coding best practices
    * Conducting periodic Vulnerability assessments for information systems (Tenable & Acunetix)
    * Providing consultancy to internal teams for remediation of security risks
    * Building security configuration baselines for ICT systems based on industry benchmarks
    * Handling security incidents and providing reports to the management
    * Facilitating third party penetration testing and security assessment
    * Selection of suitable security solutions to protect the information assets of OAMC
    * Contributing in annual risk assessment exercise for ISMS project

    Assistant IT Manager

    at Avari Hotels International
    February 2011
    To October 2011
    Pakistan - Lahore
    As an Assistant IT Manager, I was responsible for:

    *Leading the IT Operations team.
    *Management of IT projects and keeping higher management informed of project progress and issues.
    *Plan and manage allocation of IT resources including budget, personnel and equipment.
    *Anticipate future IT needs and identify proactive solutions to meet organization’s needs.
    *Making Backup Schedules & Disaster Recovery Plans.
    *Compliance testing of internal IT controls.
    *Updating documents relating the Change Management Process, Technical Manuals.
    *Information Security awareness trainings for the staff.

    System Administrator

    at Avari International Hotels
    April 2006
    To January 2011
    Pakistan - Lahore
    *Managing and troubleshooting the network of over 400 nodes.
    *Administrating Wi-Fi Network available throughout the hotel with Cisco's Aironet 1100 Access Points managed through WLSE (Wireless LAN Solution Engine)
    *Squid on RedHat Linux as proxy server with DSL connectivity.
    *ISA Server 2004/2006, VPOP3 Mail Relay Agent
    *Attendance Management System using Biomatrics
    *Electronic Door Locks (Onity) & Electronic Safes and their computerized management.
    *Hotel Management System (Micros Fidelio/Opera)
    *Micros Point of Sales Restaurant Management System.
    *Sun Accounting Systems and Stocks/Inventory Management System.
    *End point security management.
    *Backups and recovery operations

    System Administrator

    at Avari Dubai Hotel
    March 2009
    To June 2009
    United Arab Emirates
    During my visit to Avari Dubai Hotel, I was responsible to manage the IT Department and to roll-out of following projects:
    *Implementation of Interactive TV Project.
    *Opera (Hospitality Management System) in Multi Property Setup.
    *BCP/DR

    System Support Engineer

    at Computer World
    February 2003
    To March 2006
    Pakistan - Karachi
    * Administration of Active Directory
    * Configuration of DHCP, DNS, IIS, FTP, NTP
    * Symantec Corporate Edition (Managed Antivirus)
    * Installation & troubleshooting of packages and OS

    Extra years of experience not listed above:  None  

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    Diploma, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

    at Moody International / IRCA
    United Kingdom
    April 2011
    Certificate Number: 100727

    Diploma, ITIL v3 Foundation

    at OGC / EXIN
    United Kingdom
    March 2011

    Diploma, Certified Information Systems Auditor

    at ISACA
    United States
    February 2011
    Certificate Number: 1191430

    Master's degree, Computer Networks & Data Communications

    at Superior College
    Pakistan - Lahore
    Grade: 3.8
    July 2004

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    English
    Intermediate
    Urdu
    Expert

    Training And Certifications

    Introduction to COBIT (v4.1)
    Certificate
    Issued in: January 2012 Valid Until: - January 2012
    Certified Information Systems Security Professional
    Certificate
    Issued in: December 2011 Valid Until: - December 2011
    ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
    Certificate
    Issued in: November 2011 Valid Until: - November 2011
    PCI DSS Training - Technical Track
    Certificate
    Issued in: October 2011 Valid Until: - October 2011

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    As Unit Head - IT/IS Compliance in MCB Bank Limited
    By Syed Ammar Raza Rizvi (COLLEAGUE) on 26-03-2012
    "Faisal is very dedicated with his work and always strives to do well. I have found him to be a very hard working and diligent worker. He is a good team player and an object oriented person. He is also effective in accomplishing his work tasks efficiently. I wish him Best of Luck for all his future endeavors."