James Honeycutt

A hardworking and dedicated cybersecurity professional who enjoys scripting and participating in capture the flags.

I have served over 20 years in the military in various technical and leadership positions. In my current assignment, I am part of a Cyber Protection Team and serve as the Microsoft Windows Expert. In my past assignments, I served as the OIC (Officer in Charge) of both the battalion IT shop and brigade logistics IT shop, I was the “technology adviser to the Commander”. I have also served as a systems administrator, helpdesk manager, and classroom support tech. Some of my additional duties included being an Information Assurance Manager Alternate and Network Admin backup.

I am also working as a SANs Mentor. I am mentoring SEC505 (Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation) and SEC511 (Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations)

During my career, I have been known as the “go-to guy” for IT questions and problems by my directors, commanders, and peers. I have received numerous awards for my work and knowledge, to include several Meritorious Service Medals and Company Grade Officer of the Year for the state of Arkansas. I currently have a Bachelors of Science in Management in Information Systems. I currently hold the following certifications:

CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional
VCP5-DCV – VMWare Certified Professional – Datacenter Virtualization
GWAPT – GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester
GPYC – GIAC Python
GMON – GIAC Continuous Monitoring
GCWN – GIAC Certified Windows Security Administrator
GPEN – GIAC Penetration Tester
GCIA – GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst
GCIH – GIAC Certified Incident Handler
GCFA – GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst
GSEC – GIAC Security Essentials
GSNA – GIAC Systems and Network Auditor
SEC + – Security Plus
C|EH – Certified Ethical Hacker