Profile Image

Stella Meksin-Ruzinov

Aspiring Cybersecurity Professional



Seeking a challenging position in the healthcare IT field to leverage my extensive knowledge of network security and passion for problem-solving. With 22 years of experience in healthcare, including insurance billing and administration, I aim to apply my IT and cybersecurity expertise to protect sensitive information and ensure compliance with HIPAA regulations. Recently, I successfully attained my bachelor’s degree in computer science with a specialized focus on cybersecurity, further augmenting my skills and knowledge in this domain.

Summary of Qualifications

Results-oriented Computer Science professional specializing in Cyber Security, experienced in providing technical support and troubleshooting. Proficient in implementing office automation systems, handling insurance billing, and prior-authorization processes. Demonstrated ability to navigate complex insurance systems and deliver exceptional service to small and large dental practices. Well-versed in cybersecurity frameworks, such as NIST800-53 a rev 5 and ISO 27001, with a solid understanding of emerging technologies and trends. Equipped with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, fostering effective collaboration with colleagues and clients. Bilingual in English, Russian, and Spanish.


Maryville University, St. Louis, MO

  • Certificate of Completion: Cybersecurity
  • August 2020 – May 2023
  • Honor Designation: cum laude

Maryville University, St. Louis, MO

  • Degree: BS in Computer Science (Cyber Security track)
  • Expected Graduation: 08/2023
  • GPA: 3.7

Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY

  • Degree: AA in Liberal Arts
  • Graduation: 06/2008

Abraham Lincoln High School, Brooklyn, NY

  • Degree: High School Diploma
  • Graduation: 06/2001

Key Skills

Cyber SecurityNetworkingProgramming & Software
Ethical HackingPenetration TestingPython
Malware AnalysisNetwork SecurityC++
Project ManagementNifty PMSwift
Digital ForensicsFirewallsLinux
Database SecurityVPNsWindows
ZendeskCloud Security
VCITAAdobe Photoshop
Xcode Playground


06/2023 – Present: SOC Analyst Team Lead, Cyvergance.AI, Inc

  • Log analysis
  • Machine reimaging (macOS and Windows)
  • Malware/Virus removal and analysis
  • Phishing mailbox monitoring and remediation
  • Threat feed monitoring and updating
  • SIEM tool incident monitoring
  • SIEM tool dashboard/reporting creation and monitoring
  • Jumpcloud administration and monitoring
  • Active Directory Federation Services in the cloud
  • OU, GPO policy management
  • MDM policy management
  • Developing Findings Remediation Plans of Actions and Milestones
  • ST&E activities on Metaversity EdTech product
  • Other duties as assigned

03/2023 – 06/2023: Cyber Security Analyst Intern, Cyvergance.AI, Inc

  • Team Leader throughout entire Internship
  • Log analysis and machine reimaging (macOS and Windows)
  • Malware/Virus removal, analysis, and phishing mailbox monitoring
  • SIEM tool incident monitoring and dashboard/reporting creation
  • Cloud Active Directory Federation Services, OU, GPO, and MDM policy management
  • Gap analysis using NIST SP 800-53, Rev 5, NIST SP 800-171/172, and ISO 27001
  • Policy and Procedure Development, ST&E activities on Metaversity EdTech product

02/2014 – Present: Insurance Biller, Alexander Ayzenberg Dentistry PC, Brooklyn, NY

  • Implemented office automation system for appointment scheduling, patient reminders, insurance, and billing
  • Troubleshot Open Dental software database errors and handled hardware and software setup

09/2012 – 02/2014: Help Desk Support, Vinokur Associates LTD, New York, NY

  • Provided remote and onsite technical support to customers
  • Setup and configured office networks, including VPN, Firewall, and NAS systems
  • Performed software setup and troubleshooting, network diagnostics, and system maintenance

12/2009 – 12/2011: Front Desk Support, Elite Dental Center, Brooklyn, NY

  • Assisted insurance billing department and financial coordinator
  • Managed patient dental insurance verification and coordinated in-office payment plans


  • SAP Cybersecurity Engineering Virtual Internship Program
  • Splunk Intro to Splunk
  • Splunk User Behavior Analytics
  • Splunk Infrastructure Overview
  • JumpCloud Core Certification
  • Cyvergance.AI Internship Completion with Honors

Awards & Acknowledgements

  • Developed a dental software application with integrated dental insurance billing clearinghouse for a class project
  • Honor Roll student


  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish