My name is Kyle Takeuchi. I am a Network Engineer with a focus on perimeter network appliances including but not limited to firewalls, routers, on prem DDoS mitigation, proxies, and load balancers. I am strive to provide a robust security posture while maintaining an easy environment for a user base to work in.
I am a network engineer with 5+ years of experience in the financial sector. I am knowledgable in a number of technologies including, but not limited to, F5, firewalls, switches/routers, and proxies.
Below is a short list of technologies I'm familiar with and the level of expertise I have with each technology.
Obtain a challenging position in the field of Network Engineering or Information Security with a focus on perimeter network appliances including but not limited to firewalls, routers, on premises DDoS mitigation, proxies, and load balancers. I am eager to learn and am in search of a position that provides the opportunity to design, architect, and engineer solutions.
Mar 2017 - Present
Dec 2015 - Feb 2017
June 2014 - Nov 2015
July 2013 - June 2014
2009 - 2013
Management Information Systems (MIS) Terry College of Business
2018 - 2020
Below are a handful of recent projects/initiatives I have taken on in my home lab. This is not an all inclusive list of projects I'm currently working on, just some highlights of a few. Each of the below link to my blog where you can find updates on numerous different items.
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The following article details my process with which I use security policies on the F5 to properly respond with security header values in order to proactively protect my site.
Squid proxy is a powerful yet free web proxy that utilizes a local cache to help reduce bandwidth and increase the responsiveness and load times of static content on frequently visited sites.
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The following article details my deployment of apache on CentOS in detail. I'm using a pair of front end webservers to essentially proxies all requests to my backend app servers.
The following article details my deployment of HAPorxy on CentOS in detail. I'm using several HAProxy pairs running keepalived as a pseudo active/passive pair of load balancers for various environments within my home lab.