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About Me

Shimon Brathwaite is a Cybersecurity Professional, Consultant, Writer and Author at securitymadesimple. He is a graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. He has worked in several businesses in security-focused roles and is a published author with books on cybersecurity law, cybersecurity for startups and cybersecurity in Microsoft Azure's Cloud environment. His professional certifications include GCIH, Security+, CEH and AWS Security Specialist. 

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Microsoft Defender Cheatsheet

Teaching people how to use Microsoft Defender for protecting computer systems.


A programmer's guide to securing startups

Teaching entrepreneur's the secrets to protecting their businesses from hackers


What is a Computer Firewall?

Understand the basics of a computer firewall, the different types and how they work


Microsoft Sentinel Cheatsheet

Understand Microsoft’s premier SIEM and SOAR solution


Information Security Interview Questions for entry and mid level

Helping professionals prepare for job interviews


9 ways to secure your startup in 2021

Teaching business owners the fundamentals of cybersecurity


How To Market Your Cyber Startup

Teaching people how to market themselves as a cybersecurity startup



Editor and Chief

I write weekly articles for a cybersecurity blog dedicated to explaining complex cybersecurity topics in a simple way. The website is tailored for people wanting to break into the industry, learn more about security related technologies, protect their business and find new events and resources within the security industry.

Company: Securitymadesimple

I worked there from 6/2020 until now

Cyber Risk, Consultant

As part of Deloitte's Cyber Incident Response team I helped clients across the country recover from various security incidents, data breaches and restoring their business operations. I've worked in containing ransomware, performing malware analysis, managing networks using Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Tools, Computer Forensics and Log Collection and Analysis.

Company: Deloitte

I worked there from 8/2019 until 6/2020

Information Technology Freelance Writer

As a freelance writer for Businessnewsdaily I write articles on Information Security topics for business owners, management level employees and people seeking jobs in the Information Security Field. To enhance the quality of my articles I conduct interviews and incorporate quotes from respected industry professionals and research studies.

Company: Businessnewsdaily

I worked there from 1/2017 until 2/2020

Cyber Threat Analyst

As part of the manulife security operations team I coordinate, investigate and resolve security incidents as they occur. In terms of coordination I work with other internal teams such as legal, privacy, directors, VPs and other security engineers to perform investigations.

Company: Manulife

I worked there from 6/2020 until now

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