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About Irvin Lemus

Committed to Excellence

Throughout the years, I’ve earned a positive reputation for my work. The interests of my clients are always my first priority, and I go above and beyond to make sure they get the results they need.

Whether you’re about to launch a new project, need advice on expanding your business, or would like a timely tip on matters big or small - I’m your go-to source. Contact me today to set up a meeting and find out more about what I can do for you.


Academic & Professional Background

Bachelor's of Science in Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance from Mt. Sierra College, 2017

Splunk Certified User Cert-239896, 2018

Nessus Certificate of Proficiency, 2019

OWASP LogoMember of OWASP Bay Area

Professor, Computer Information Systems, Cabrillo College

August 2017 - Present

Teach Cyber security and other IT courses, oversee CIS program, budget and vision for the department. Courses taught: CIS 72 A+ Software, CIS 75 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity, Security+ Prep, CIS 76 Ethical Hacking, CIS 77 Digital Forensics, CIS 174 VMware ICM, CIS 140NA Wireshark, CIS 194 Windows Systems Administration 1, CIS 195 Windows System Administration 2. Served as Deptartment Chair for academic year 2019-2020.


Bay Area Cyber Competitions Regional Coordinator, Bay Area Community College Consortium

June 2016 - Present

Work with all 26 Community Colleges across the Greater San Francisco Bay Area supporting their Cyber Competitions program and outreach. Created Bay Area Regionals 2018 & 2019, SkillsUSA Cybersecurity Competitions for California, Missouri and Florida. SkillsUSA CA Cluster Coordinator for the Information & Communication Technology. Creator of Prey and Hunter game for Community Colleges along with supporting students across the region to participate in various Capture the Flags and other contests. Also added NorCalCyber to my service area in Summer 2020.


CyberPatriot Regional Coordinator, SoCalCCCC

September 2015 - August 2017

Responsible for teaching and mentoring Middle and High schools in the Orange County the necessary skills, tools and knowledge for the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot competition through trainings, webinars, coach meetings, and hosting the competition rounds at Cypress College, Coastline College and Irvine Valley College.


Adjunct Instructor, Coastline Community College

September 2016 - May 2017

Teaching Computer Systems Technology (CST) classes at Coastline College in Garden Grove, CA.


Team Member, SB1070 Pathways

September 2015 - June 2016

Worked in a team to find pathways for high schools and community colleges to line up and provide students pathways to the four year universities and to jobs in their chosen field of study.


Cyber Security Competitions Instructor, ARC

August 2014 - June 2015

Responsible for teaching and coaching high school students at Gardena High School the necessary skills, tools and knowledge for the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot competition. Students must learn how to secure Windows, Linux and know Cisco products and configurations in order to compete against other high school student groups all over the US.


Consultant

2013 - Present

Began offering consulting services to Small and Medium businesses in the Greater LA/OC area. In 2017, these services were expanded to the State of California.


IT Technician, Alliant Technology Group

2008-2013

Responsible for technical assistance for 20 client companies ranging from computer repair, networking, server troubleshooting, cybersecurity and backup and disaster solutions. Installed, configured and troubleshooted Windows NT-8 along with Windows Small Business Server 2003-2011. Also troubleshooted Exchange 2003-2010 and Mac OS X 10.4-10.8. Employed VMware ESXi and Workstation products on machines to solve problems in office and for clients. Used Linux OS and tools such as Ubuntu, Backtrack, Ophcrack and OpenSUSE to meet the needs of clients and company with virtualization, system and password recovery, cloning, memory checks, hard drive tests.


IT Technician, Mt. Sierra College

2007 - 2008

Provide help desk support for the college staff and students. Worked with Windows XP and Vista; Windows Server 2000 and 2003.