Patrick J. Heaney

Security and Risk Analysis | Information and Cyber Security | Class of 2019 | NSA Security Certificate | Splunk Certified User

Technical Skills

  • Systems
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Security
  • SIEM (LogRhythm, Splunk)
  • Email Filtering
  • Antivirus Tools
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Web Application Penetration Testing
  • Programming
  • Python
  • Bash
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • PHP
  • SQL


Bachelor of Science in Security Risk Analysis (SRA) 
with Information & Cyber Security (ICS) option 
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 
Anticipated Graduation: May 2019 

Relevant Courses: Overview of Information Security, Computer and Cyber Forensics, Network and Telecommunications, Network Security

Work Experience

Intern, Security Operations Center 
Liberty Mutual Insurance Information Technology Hosting Services, Portsmouth, NH

May 2018-August 2018
 • Aided in daily SOC operations
 • Performed e-mail analysis based on both headers and message contents and intent
 • Automated an intelligence gathering process using Python
 • Created Splunk dashboard to display and search upon gathered intelligence
 • Participated in TechStart Intern Hackathon and won 1st place with a phishing awareness and education web application

Intern, Information Security Team 
Penn Medicine Corporate Information Services, Philadelphia, PA

May 2017-August 2017
 • Researched threat vectors including newly discovered vulnerabilities with exploits in order to protect against possible malware or attacks
 • Formulated and presented reports of findings of vulnerability scans
 • Collected data on over 4000 networked computers in a vulnerability assessment
 • Further developed skills in OSINT research
 • Addressed security-related end-user concerns and problems

Assistant to the Video Specialist 
Central Bucks School District, Doylestown, PA

July 2015-January 2017
 • Produced content ranging from concerts to training videos
 • Assisted in editing videos for the school district
 • Provided miscellaneous technical and IT support
 • Worked with professional technologies to stream video content over a network 

Leadership and Extracurriculars

Penn State Competitive Cyber Security Organization

Member, 2016-2018

Vice President, 2018-Present

Pop Culture Corner, PSNtv

Producer, 2016-2018

French Honor Society

Member, 2013-2015 (Central Bucks High School South)


Webmaster, 2016-Present

Penn State Engineering Orientation Network (EON)

Participant, 2015


  • Dean's List, College of Information Sciences and Technology - Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018
  • Graduated Suma Cum Laude, CB High School South - Fall 2015 

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