Jack Wozny

IS Security Operations Engineer

Winston & Strawn, LLP


I’m a computer systems engineer! I love working with technology, tinkering with and optimizing new systems.

My passions and expertise include information security and automation.


  • Security
  • Networking
  • Automation


  • BSc in Computer Engineering, 2013

    DeVry University



Information Systems Security Operations Engineer

Winston & Strawn, LLP

Jan 2019 – Present Chicago, IL
Responsibilities include:

  • Firewall upgrades and administration
  • Web filter administration
  • Network troubleshooting
  • Linux security baseline administration

Network Security Engineer

F&I Administration Solutions, LLC

Mar 2018 – Jan 2019 Lombard, IL
Responsibilities include:

  • Configuring and Managing network monitor in failover configuration
  • Systems and application availability monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Configuration and management of network devices
  • Providing overall security analysis and recommendations
  • Security awareness training and assessment
  • Network security analysis
  • Security auditing and remediation
  • Vulnerability scanning and remediation
  • Security compliance evaluation and risk management

Network Administrator

American Society of Safety Engineers

Jun 2011 – Mar 2018 Park Ridge, IL
Responsibilities include:

  • Installed and updated hardware and software
  • Maintained endpoint security
  • Configured and administered nightly backups
  • Maintained Exchange backups and restores
  • Configured and administered monitoring, configured for DR failover
  • Maintained Cisco network reliability and troubleshooting issues
  • Administered Cisco network environment
  • Administered VMware virtual server environment
  • Administered Dell Equallogic SANs in a VMware environment
  • Implemented and administered PureStorage SAN along with 10G fiber infrastructure with full redundancy
  • Implemented, administered, and modified ticketing system
  • Implemented and administered network IDS (Snort, ELSA, BRO, sguil)
  • Implemented and administered central log servers using the ELK stack and graylog
  • Implemented and administered a Salt configuration management server including connecting all systems
  • Trained company developers on version control (git) including implementing and administering a private git repository server


CompTIA A+ Certified

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Recent Posts

Joining Ubuntu Server to AD

Joining linux servers to Microsoft AD for user login and authentication can be a daunting task. The following is the simplest (in my …

Forcing Replication of AD Partitions after Tombstone Lifetime Exceeded

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Loading a Signed Certificate on a Cisco WLC

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Cloud Encryption using Cryptomator

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Injecting Drivers into Windows Install Media

Although this article may be a little late, this is a useful guide to keep on hand if servicing computers with Windows 7. I’ll update …


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