Osama M. Hijji is a computer engineer with a total of 22 years of experience in Information/Cyber Security Management in various disciplines including banking, telecom, government, health, IT & Military with oversight & insight in security technology, operations, governance, risk, compliance, IT security, OT/IoT security (ATMs, Phone Banking, Mobile Wallet, Mobile & Internet Banking, SCADA, Indistrial Control Systems, etc..), cyber security (SOC, IRST, CERT, red teams, war-gaming, pen-testing, etc…), physical security & security intelligence (brand protection, threat intelligence, etc..) in local, multi-national, private & public sectors firms/institutions. More and above Osama has a significant experience in IT Enterprise & Service Management.
Osama holds a bachelor degree in computer engineering from Arab Academy of Sciences & Technology (AAST). He is CISM, PMP, ITIL V2 Foundation, ITIL V3 Foundation, ITIL V3 Intermediate – SS, SO & CSI certified in addition to having over 40 Technical & business training including ISO9000, ISO20000, ISO27001, SAS-70, PCI-DSS, Process Management (Documentation & Auditing). Osama speaks fluently Arabic, English, French and can understand & manage with Italian.
Osama has a broad experience with security technologies including Palo Alto, CheckPoint, Juniper (SSG & SRX), Cisco (PIX & ASA), Fortinet Fortigate, StoneSoft, McAfee Sidewinder FWs/UTMs as well as TrendMicro Network AV, FireEye Nx Network anti-APTs, BlueCoat AV, BlueCoat WAF, NetCache WAF, IronPort WAF, McAfee Web Gateway, Riverbed proxies, Bluecoat, Symantec, Websense & WebWasher content Filters, Cisco IDS, Juniper IDP, SourceFire IPS, FireEye Ex Email anti-APT, McAfee Email Gateway, Juniper SSL & Nortel Contivity secure remote access gateways, Radware Alteon, F5 BigIP, Aruba & HP switches, Arbor DDOS solutions, IBM BigFix, McAfee, Palo Alto Traps, FireEye Hx, TrendMicro Office Scan end-Point solutions as well as PKI infrastructure.