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Max Nomad’s CV Highlights

IT Geek . Cybersecurity Researcher . Autodidact . Mad Scientist

The following is an excerpt from Max Nomad’s Curriculum Vitae. For specifics or more info on his creative endeavors, click here send him a note.

Microsoft Windows desktops and servers, Linux (mostly Debian [Ubuntu, Mint], QTS, some Fedora and CentOS). Working system knowledge of Android, iOS, FreeBSD and Mac OS X.

Experienced with a broad range of software, utilities and protocols, including the following:

  • Architecture-Engineering-Construction Software Packages – Maintaining and configuring Autodesk Building Design Suite Standard and Premium 2011 – 2017, AEC 2018 and 2019 (Autocad Architecture, MEP, Revit Architecture, Revit MEP, Revit Server), Sketchup 2016 – 2019, Lumion, TRANE, SKM PowerTools
  • General Productivity – Microsoft Office 2010 – 2016, Office 365, Sage Accounting 2016 to 2020 (configuring clients and servers), Adobe Creative Cloud. Please inquire about specifics.
  • WWW Servers – Apache (LAMP and WAMP), IIS, Nginx
  • Networking – TCP/IP, NFS, DHCP, NAT, Command Line tools (e.g. Telnet, FTP, DNS, ipconfig, ifconfig, route, netstat, xinetd, etc)
  • Firewalls and Routers – Barracuda Web Filter, Cisco Small Business, Netgear, IPCop, Trend Micro endpoint
  • Mail – SMTP, POP, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange Server (2003, 2010, 2011, 2013), Office 365, sendmail, anti-spam measures (e.g. – Bogofilter, SpamAssassin, and third party anti-spam email filter services like Trend Micro and Appriver)
  • Admin Tools (CLI, GUI and remote access) – Webmin, phpMyAdmin, linuxconf, vmstat, iostat, top, traceroute, ping, sar, ntop, cpanel, GpartED, Partition Magic, GRUB, RWW, Teamviewer, Cisco WebEx, Zoho Assist, VNC, RDP, L2TP VPN, OpenVPN.
  • Integrated Server Suites – Microsoft Windows Small Business Server (2003,  2011), Windows Server (2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019)
  • Public Cloud – Office 365, Amazon Web Services
  • Private Cloud – Owncloud, OpenStack hobbyist
  • Backup and DRaaS – tar, rsync, Clonedisk, Clonezilla, Ghost, Symantec Backup Exec (2010, 2012), Infrascale
  • Security – Metasploit, OpenVAS, OSSEC, SSH, SSL, IPtables, Wireshark, TCP Wrappers, Tripwire, port scanners (Nmap et al), vulnerability scanners (Kali Linux), assorted password crackers (Ophcrack, Cain & Abel, et al), anti-malware, anti-virus, rootkit finders, endpoint protection (Symantec, Trend Micro Advanced) and etc.
  • Penetration Testing Distros – Kali Linux
  • eForensics – SleuthKit, FTK (trial), SIFT
  • Disassemblers – IDA Pro, Hiew
  • Databases – MySQL / MariaDB, familiar with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Postgres, CSV
  • Content Management Systems – Joomla, Drupal and WordPress
  • Virtualization – VirtualBox, VMWare, Hyper-V
  • NAS – QNAP Turbo NAS QTS 4.3.x
  • Help Desk ticketing systems – Spiceworks
  • Miscellaneous – CUPS, Konica, Samba, TWAIN, HP / Xerox universal plotter driver software


  • NIST 800-171a (800-12, 800-14, 800-26, 800-37, 800-82) and 800-53 rev4


  • Excellent – CSS, HTML
  • Good – PHP (hacking up WordPress), Shell scripting (tcsh, bash), JavaScript, ASP, SQL
  • Fundamental knowledge – HTML5, Java, Perl (CGI), Powershell, Python, Visual Basic, XML


  • American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia, Affiliate Member
  • Information Systems Security Association, Member
  • Independent Book Publishers Association, Member


  • Amateur Astronomy, member of Back Bay Amateur Astronomers
  • Technical and Fundamental Analysis (Stock Investing / Trading and Crypto Assets)
  • Languages: Brazilian Portuguese, some Spanish, some ASL


Interdisciplinary BFA in Graphic Design with a dual-emphasis in Computer Science and a Minor in Writing, Norfolk State University. Coursework included: computers and programming languages, theatrical set design, 3D animation, business/technical writing, creative writing.

Online Studies through Coursera, Cybrary, Udermy in CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ and various CISSP / CASP+ domains.

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