Salman Aftab

Technical Writer, Writer

Linux, cloud, Networking, Email, Security

Salman Aftab S/o Alfred Charles Francis
USA Telephone: +1 316-351-8933
Email: cybercloud77@gmail.com
website: https://www.tekco.net
Nationality: Pakistani
Living in: Kazakhstan
Skype: itpings
Linkedin: https://kz.linkedin.com/pub/salman-aftab/1b/581/693
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/linuxking
Religion: Christianity
PERSONAL STATEMENT:
I am a self-motivated, adaptable, and multitasking Individual. I have skills which are not limited but
keeps on increasing day by day as I have passion to learn and grow. I have good understanding of networks,
information security and best of all passion for Linux.
I am seeking a position with a progressive, technological company that allows for continued
professional growth.
ACHIEVEMENTS:
Authored a Book “ Linux Security and Unified Threat Management System” Checked and Approved
by EC-Council's ECE-Delta System.
Owner of LZH ( Linux Zero To Hero) Project , Where I am teaching Linux from very basic to Advance
level free of cost. Ref Link: YouTube http://www.youtube.com/linuxking
Published Course on Udemy “Linux Practical Security” Ref Link: https://www.udemy.com/linux-practical-
security/
Graduation: Double Mathematics & Physics
BASIC EDUCATION:
1997
Graduate from University of Punjab, Pakistan in Double Mathematics & Physics
2014-2015
PGDIT (Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology ) from Virtual University Pakistan
SPECIALTIES:
Networks:
8 + years of Experience
LAN/WAN
Cisco Routers and Switches.
Networks Troubleshooting and Designing.
Routing Protocols
VPNS both Cisco and Linux working experience.
AWS
Linux:
10 + years of Experience
Linux CLI Administration Expert Level
CentOS & Red Hat Enterprise Linux Professional Level with Expertise in creating and setting up most
of the servers such as Backup Serves with GlusterFS, Proxy, DNS, Mail, Samba, NFS , FTP, VPNS etc My YouTube
Channel “Linuxking” is dedicated to Linux.
Ansible for Automation.
Zabbix for Monitoring
MySQL/ MariaDB for DatabaseDevOps & Cloud :
AWS “Amazon Web Services” 4 Years Experience and good understanding of pricing.
Elastic Load Balancing, Elastic Computing, AWS Security, AWS Cloud Computing, AWS VPNS
Openstack Intermediate level with working experience.
Vagrant, VirtualBox, Vmware
Ansible, Git
Dockers, Kubernetes
OwnCloud
Programming Languages:
Python & Shell Scripting Intermediate Level ( Made some really useful scripts)
FIREWALLS & UTMS:
Untangle & Pfsense working experience. Learning Palo Alto and Fortinet
VOIP:
VOIP Server/ PBX Setup and Configuration (Elastix) 5 years working experience with Elastix.
SECURITY:
8 + years of Experience
CEH ( Certified Ethical Hacker) and SCNS ( Security Certified Network Specialist) have a very good
understanding with professional approach.
OSCP ( Offensive Security Certified Professional ) in progress.
AWS Security
Network Security with Cisco ASA , Untangle UTMS and Others.
CURRENT CERTIFICATES:
AWS Amazon Associate Architect
AWS Amazon Security Specialist
NCLA ( Novel Certified Linux Administrator)
REDHAT RHCE, RHCT Training Certificate
SCNS ( Security Certified Network Specialist)
CEH ( Certified Ethical Hacker ver 5.0 )
CCNP ( Cisco Certified Network Professional)
3 X CCNA, CCNA Security, CCNA Voice
CCNP Security ( Firewall and IOS)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
1998-2000
Eagle Services, Maintenance Manager
2000-2005
Millennium Computers, System Administrator
2005
Max Net, System & Network Administrator
2005-2006
Compuware (U.A.E) Dubai , System Engineer
2006-Present Globalink Logistics World Wide Kazakhstan Head of Department Information Technology and
Security.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Providing Computer Disaster Recovery
Solving Technical Issues with Client and ServersMaintaining Various Servers with complete knowledge of (DNS,
Backup, APACHE, DHCP, NFS, SAMBA, FTP, NIS, SQUID, SNORT VPNS , VOIP Server Elastix
etc.)Network Maintenance and Protection with NIDS & FIREWALLS
Network Troubleshooting with protocol Analyzer Wireshark
Email Server handling and Administration
Vulnerabilities assessments with various security auditing tools.
Pen testing for security holes.
Keeping Users Updated with latest Viruses, Trojans, Malware and Spywares, rootkits etc.
Keeping Servers and host computers safe.
System Security Implementing when and where required
Creating web controllable Internet Gateway for Security and ease.
Maintaining & Troubleshooting Computers
Providing Computer Services (Software Installation, Data
Recovery etc.)
Providing Online (e-mail, telephone, Messengers) & on-desk Support
LANGUAGES:
English
Urdu and Punjabi
Russian ( Intermediate)
Hindi (Speaking only)
German ( In progress)
Hebrew ( In progress)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Quick Learner
Good strategic thinking and planning abilities
Making good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom,
experience, and judgment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Comfortably handle risk
Dedicated to produce excellent results
INTERESTS:
Experimenting with latest Linux Servers
Learning New Computer Technologies & Programs
Computer Games
Learning about Animals, Nature, History and Exploration.
Watching Documentaries
Swimming and Fitness











































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University, Bachelor of science
University, Pgdit
Cisco, Ccnp
Amazon, Amazon Associate Architect
Amazon, Amazon Security professional
Ethical Hacker, CEH 5.0
Linux, RHCE Trained
Kazakhstan|English, Russian, Urdu
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