Chris Pols

A highly experienced and dedicated Senior Security Engineer with over 25 years in Information Technology and 8 years in security, bringing a wealth of expertise in CyberArk Privileged Access Management, infrastructure management, and technical solutions to the J Group team.

Chris is a dedicated and experienced security professional with over 25 years of experience in information technology, with the past 8 years being specifically focused on security. He is a team player with an open and direct communication style, utilizing humor, listening skills, and broad knowledge to create a pleasant working environment.

Chris has a wealth of experience in designing, implementing, and monitoring security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, and information. He has a strong background in identifying and defining system security requirements, as well as designing computer security architecture and developing detailed cyber security designs. Chris has also prepared and documented standard operating procedures and protocols, as well as configuring and troubleshooting security infrastructure devices.

Chris has expertise in CyberArk Privileged Access Management capabilities, including developing Central Policy Manager plugins for various technologies, Privileged Session Management connectors for cloud-based and local technologies, and deploying Privileged Threat Analytics capabilities for Cyber Defense. He has also advised on Static Password remediation projects and consulted on various CyberArk integrations.

In addition, Chris has experience as an Infrastructure Project Manager, working directly with customer IT and project managers to gather and document customer requirements for contact center operations. He has also worked closely with customers, users, and technical teams to ensure that business requirements are clear and well defined, and that technical solutions meet those requirements.

Chris Pols

Career Achievements

Successfully delivered CyberArk PAM projects, showcasing robust technical and development capabilities.

Streamlined and strengthened CyberArk infrastructure, remediation projects, and integrations to enhance security posture.

Consistently provided exceptional pre-sales support and Level 3 customer support in PAM services, driving client satisfaction.

Expanded business reach by opening an APAC branch and leading critical security initiatives as a Senior Security Engineer.

Boosted security infrastructure resilience by adeptly configuring devices and crafting innovative vulnerability mitigation tools.

Excelled in infrastructure project management, aligning technical solutions with business needs for optimised outcomes.

Fostered strong client relationships through tailored pre-sales support and delivery of high-quality security solutions.

Demonstrated adaptability and resilience while managing security projects in diverse and ever-changing environments.

Certifications

CyberArk Delivery Engineer (CDE)

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

CompTIA CySA+ Cyber Security Analyst

Carbon Black - Cb Response Associate Consultant

Carbon Black - Cb Protect Associate Consultant

HP Accredited Technical Professional ArcSight

Tufin Certified Security Expert TCSE

Splunk Certified User

Certified Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall Administrator

Certified Forcepoint Data Leak Prevention Administrator

Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

Incident Response and Advanced Forensics

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