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2008/01 - 2008/05 - Information Security SIEM Trainer & Sales Engineer. Trigeo (acquired by Solar Winds).

by Hawke Robinson published Sep 06, 2016 03:10 PM, last modified Dec 12, 2023 06:59 PM
Web resume information about work experience Trigeo Network Security Inc.

2008, January to May, 2008

Sales Engineer & Information Security Community Developer (Short Term, Full Time Employee)

Trigeo Network Security Inc. -  (acquired by Solar Winds - for $35M USD)

510 Clearwater Loop, Suite 1, Post Falls, ID 83854

Description: Company provided extensive Security Information Management solutions. I was originally hired as a trainer to teach clients how to use the Security Information Management software we developed, but the CEO was so excited about my background that they created a new role to hire me for instead, a Sales Engineer.

Information Security Specialists Instructor & Sales Engineer
01 / 2008 to 05 / 2008
TriGeo Inc, acquired by SolarWinds
Post Falls, ID



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Statistics, Roles, & Responsibilities


Initially hired as instructor to train clients on product I was rapidly promoted to Sales Engineer and Community Developer to act as “bridge” between sales staff and engineering department for prospective clients and building connection wit the greater Information Security communities globally. I performed constant R&D on competitors and competing products related to SIM (aka SEIM, SIEM, SEM, Security Information Management) technologies, LMI – Log Management and Intelligence, SEM – Security Event Management, SIM – Security Information Management.

Clients included mid-market organizations and businesses including banks, credit unions, retailers, government agencies, utilities, education, media and entertainment companies, and healthcare providers.

See details webpage for extensive list of technologies used.
SIM, aka SEIM, SIEM, SEM, Security Information Management technologies.
LMI, Log Management and Intelligence
SEM, Security Event Management
SIM, Security Information Management
Monitoring firewalls
Intrusion detection systems
intrusion prevention systems
anti-virus software
workstation activity.
Detect anomalous behavior with a low false positive rate.
Quarantining a workstation
Applications and access control services based on user-defined rules and active defense policies.

Reporting for compliance mandates: Sarbanes-Oxley, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).

TriGeo nDepth, which combines log aggregation and archiving with real-time event correlation and proactive response, gives businesses the ability to forensically search through log data from multiple devices for specific information and events.

TriGeo nSight, powered by Qliktech, is a business intelligence solution that gives companies the ability to drill down into and correlate log data to discover new threats and improve network visibility.

TriGeo’s USB-Defender blocks unauthorized USB drive and device use and alerts administrators to USB violations, helping prevent the theft of corporate data and the introduction of external viruses onto the network.

Appliance and provides real-time analysis for network infrastructure devices such as deep packet inspection firewalls, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention data.

In July 2011, the company was acquired by SolarWinds, a developer and marketer of network, applications and storage management software.


Roles & Responsibilities: Act as “bridge” between sales staff and engineering department for prospective clients. Created internal web-based workflow-enabled content management system. Extensive research on competitors and competing products related to SIM (aka SEIM, SIEM, SEM, Security Information Management) technologies. Develop vibrant Information Security community portal. Originally brought in as technology trainer. CEO intervened, wished to use my distinctive skill set for desired position with multiple roles, sales engineer and community engagement developer/facilitator. Provided services & software to top Fortune companies and very large government agencies.

Technologies, Methodologies, & Standards Used: Various Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) & Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS) combined with Trigeo proprietary security technologies (NDA) provising Security Information Management services, Intrusion Detection Services (IDS), Intrusion Protection Services (IPS), Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards compliance, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) compliance, Zope, Plone, Citrix, Java, Linux.