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David Galiata

Senior Security Architect @ Aquia

Please note I am not currently exploring job opportunities at this time. This page was created for project/blog purposes only.


Security Architect with over 15 years of experience in the IT, Consulting, and Cybersecurity space. I am dedicated to lifelong learning and passionate about the ever-evolving technology industry.


Central Washington University 2023 - 2024

Western Governors University 2008 - 2010

Industry Certifications

ISACACertified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Cloud Security AllianceCertificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)
Cloud Security Alliance & ISACACertificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK)
Amazon (AWS)Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
Amazon (AWS)Certified Cloud Practitioner
GitHubGitHub Foundations
MicrosoftMCSA: Windows Server, Azure Fundamentals
(ISC)²Certified in Cybersecurity (CC)
CompTIAA+, Network +, and Project+

Work Experience


Remote, December 2021 - now



San Francisco, CA, June 2021 - Dec 2021

Website: cobaltix

Nims & Associates

Petaluma, CA, Nov 2017 - June 2021

Website: nims & associates

KLH Consulting

Santa Rosa, CA, Apr 2013 - Nov 2017

Website: klh consulting

Portola Systems

Sebastopol, CA, Dec 2010 - Apr 2013

Website: portola systems

Hansel Enterprises

Petaluma, CA, Apr 2009 - Nov 2010

Website: hansel enterprises


Petaluma, CA, Sep 2007 - Apr 2009

Website: marketlive


Petaluma, CA, Nov 2006 - Sep 2007

Website: syntechs

Last updated on Nov 2022