Alan Garcia


I'm a cybersecurity enthusiast who thrives on exploring the ever-evolving landscape of digital security. My journey began with a fascination for the complexities of cyberspace, and it has evolved into a commitment to fortifying digital environments against threats. Currently, I'm a Network Ops & Control Technician based in Arizona. I have great interest in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, software development, and everything in between.


In my portfolio, you'll discover a collection of project write-ups, detailed walkthroughs, and code samples that reflect my journey through ethical hacking challenges, GRC audits, and cybersecurity projects. I invite you to explore and learn from my experiences.

  • All
  • Ethical Hacking CTFs
  • GRC
  • Projects



  • Grand Canyon University | Bachelor of Science in Applied Technology

Work Experience

SRP | Network Ops & Control Technician I

March 2023 - Present

  • Monitor and promptly respond to security incidents, effectively identifying and mitigating risks in the data center environment.
  • Enforce strict access control measures, ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of critical systems and data.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including network engineers and system administrators, to address infrastructure-related requirements and optimize system performance.
  • Conduct regular system and equipment checks, proactively identifying and resolving technical issues to maintain optimal data center operations.
  • Implement and maintain accurate documentation of equipment inventory, configurations, and changes, ensuring effective asset management and compliance.
  • Participate in disaster recovery drills, contributing to the testing and development of robust recovery plans.
  • Utilize monitoring tools to assess server and network health, promptly responding to alerts and ensuring uninterrupted system availability.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and resolving complex technical issues, demonstrating strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Comply with security protocols, adhering to industry best practices and maintaining a secure data center environment.
  • Contribute actively to the development and improvement of standard operating procedures for data center operations.

YouTube | Cybersecurity Analyst | Content Creator

July 2023 - Present

  • Demonstrated expertise in analyzing and explaining complex cybersecurity concepts, vulnerabilities, and attack techniques in a clear and accessible manner.
  • Researched and covered various cybersecurity domains, including network security, threat intelligence, incident response, secure coding, and risk assessment.
  • Utilized visual aids, demonstrations, and real-world examples to enhance viewers' understanding and practical application of cybersecurity principles.

EPCOR | Treatment Operator II

November 2018 - March 2023

  • Responsible for monitoring and adjusting various equipment and systems involved in the treatment process.
  • Adhering to local, state, and federal regulations governing water treatment processes and water quality standards.
  • Emergency response to quickly to mitigate risks and restore normal operations. Followed established emergency protocols, coordinate with relevant personnel, and communicate effectively to address and resolve the situation.


  • CompTIA Security+ CE
    August 15, 2023
  • NDG Linux Unhatched
    July 13, 2023
  • Google Cybersecurity by Google on Coursera
    July 7, 2023
  • Google Data Analytics by Google on Coursera
    November 22, 2022


  • Threats, risks, and vulnerabilities
  • Incident response
  • Systems monitoring
  • Security frameworks and controls
    • OWASP
    • NIST CSF
  • Security Hardening
  • SIEM tools
  • Linux command line
  • Python
  • Java
  • SQL
  • AWS
  • Web Development
    • Flask
    • HTML & CSS
    • Bootstrap
Penetration Testing
  • Kali Linux
  • Nmap
  • Metasploit
  • Burp Suite
  • Wireshark
  • Nessus
  • John the Ripper