Umar Iftikhar

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Master of Science (Computer Systems) from Sir Syed University Of Engineering & Technology, Karachi 

  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Specialization In Computer Systems) from Hamdard University, Karachi 

Professional Experience

  • Associate Consultant, Technology Consulting & Risk Advisory

          A.F. FERGUSON & CO, A MEMBER FIRM OF PWC

          OCTOBER 2017 – June 2018

I have been involved in various engagements including Vulnerability Assessment, IT Controls and Security Review, Network Design & Security Configuration Review, IT Audits, Capacity Management, GAP Analysis of Policies and Procedures, IT advisory and Risk assurance assignments.

 

  • Consulting Associate, Technology Consulting & Risk Advisory

          A.F. FERGUSON & CO, A MEMBER FIRM OF PWC

         JANUARY 2017 – OCTOBER 2017

I have worked as full time IT auditor and consultant in Advisory Department. Performed several IT Audits of various national and international organizations. Reviewing, planning, designing and auditing of various types of network infrastructure.

 

 

  • SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER

          E-ACCESS PVT. LTD.

          NOVEMBER 2014 - DECEMBER 2016

Install, support and maintain network infrastructure according to best banking practices, including routers, switches, VeriFone network access controllers (iNAC) and firewalls. Perform network security design and integration for the existing and new customers. Diagnose problems and solve issues, often under time constraints due to production network outage. Provide network and host based security, incident response, firewall and VPN management and administration.

 

Area Of Interest

  • Software Defined Networking
  • Information Security
  • Cyber Security
  • Routing And Switching