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Taurean McDade

Experienced Cloud Security engineering professional with a demonstrated history of working in the information security and services industry. Skilled in Cloud & Cyber Security/Infrastructure/Architecture, Vendor Management, Network Security, Threat Intelligence, and Cloud Migration. 

Helping organizations progressively improve cybersecurity posture and appropriately reduce operating costs and risk impact.
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2021
Aug 10, 2021
Aug 10, 2021
Looking for job opportunities within cybersecurity/Cloud Security/Devops/SRE roles! 
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Jun 14, 2021
Jun 14, 2021
As a member of the Cloud Security Team, I performed MSV testing on the Darkside, who is responsible for the Colonial pipeline event.  This testing is intended to assess our protection, detection and alerting capabilities to confirm we would be successful should an attack like this occur in IHS. MSV is an attack and breach simulation tool.

The Colonial Pipeline cyberattack took place on 5/7/21 when the Colonial Pipeline suffered a malware attack which forced them to shut down their system, resulting in a halt of all the pipelines operations.  This attack affected several of their Information Systems.  Darkside is a ransomware criminal enterprise, who is responsible for this attack.

https://www.fireeye.com/mandiant/security-validation.html
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Jun 03, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Investigated the AWS footprint, came across many stale DNS entries that are pointing at 3rd party hosting providers that are no longer being used, or sites that are default pages or pointing to sites where the IP address has been re-allocated to other entities and are displaying sites that are in no way related to us. These configurations have made an impact on our Risk Recon scores.
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Jun 01, 2021
Jun 01, 2021
Excited to join The Associated Press as Cloud Security Engineer! 🎉
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Cloud Security Consultant, Deloitte
Jun 01, 2021
Jun 01, 2021
Ended my journey as Cloud Security Engineer at IHS Markit!
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Cloud Security Engineer , IHS Markit
2020
Aug 01, 2020
Aug 01, 2020
Excited to join IHS Markit as Cloud Security Engineer ! 🎉
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Cloud Security Engineer , IHS Markit
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