Rezwan Siddique

Passionate Cybersecurity Professional

🔐 Results-Driven Cybersecurity Professional with 12 Years of Client Relations Expertise

Hey there, I'm Rezwan Siddique, and I'm thrilled to channel my problem-solving passion into the realm of cybersecurity. With a solid 12-year foundation in client relations, I honed meticulous attention to detail and top-notch customer service skills.

🚀 Certified by SANS Institute and Google Cybersecurity | Actively Pursuing SC-200

Proud holder of GFACT, GSEC, and GCIH from SANS Institute, earned through Rogers Catalyst Program at Toronto Metropolitan University. Also completed VMDR by Qualys, Microsoft AZ-900, and Google Cybersecurity Certificate. Currently diving into SC-200: Microsoft Security Operations Analyst.

💡 Unique Blend of Experience, Certifications, and Unyielding Curiosity

My journey showcases dedication and hard work. Eager to contribute this unique mix of skills to a dynamic cybersecurity role. Open to new opportunities and perpetually hungry for knowledge. Let's see where this cybersecurity journey takes me!

About Me


Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), Toronto
Certificate - Accelerated Cybersecurity Training Program

Sydney Institute of Business and Technology (SIBT), Sydney, Australia

Diploma in Computer Science

American College, Nicosia, Cyprus

Bachelor of Arts


Setup:// Established a dynamic Proxmox-based home lab with 10 active VMs and containers, fostering hands-on exploration of cutting-edge cybersecurity techniques and tools.



Win 10



Perimeter Defense:// Expertly configured a pfSense firewall in a Proxmox container, implementing rigorous security measures and fine-tuning precise rules for robust network defense. This strategic foundation sets the stage for seamlessly establishing the Active Directory network and strategically integrating a simulated alerting system, elevating overall network security monitoring capabilities.


Proactive EDR and SIEM solution:// Suricata serves as the Intrusion Detection System on the Proxmox server, enhancing network security, complemented by the integration of openEDR for cloud-centric endpoint detection and response. The infrastructure is further strengthened with Wazuh, functioning as a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution, offering centralized log analysis and robust incident response capabilities.

Advanced Threat Analysis:// Implemented advanced adversary emulation frameworks for comprehensive threat analysis and crafted customized detection rules employing tools such as Wireshark, Volatility, Regshot, and KASM workspaces to enhance security measures.

AD Simulation and Management Practice:// Established an extensive Proxmox lab environment to simulate and refine Active Directory (AD) administration practices, overseeing the management of AD user accounts, security groups, and organizational units. Utilized PowerShell scripting for streamlined execution of administrative tasks within the AD environment


• Awarded a prestigious SANS victor coin for winning the CTF challenge, showcasing expertise in hacking.

• Attended SANS Instructor Development Program due to successful achievement of more than 85% on GFACT, GSEC and GCIH.

• Experienced and proficient user of Try Hack Me and Hack the Box platforms, consistently enhancing hacking skills and staying updated with the latest cybersecurity techniques.


American Express Global Business Travel (remote) Feb 2020 -May 2023
Consultant ( Government of Canada Account)

Ace Aviation Services Limited Jul 2017 - Feb 2018
Assistant General Manager

Etihad Airways Apr 2013- Jun 2018
Client Relation Specialist

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