Sebastian Whiting

Cybersecurity Analyst

Sebastian Whiting is a cybersecurity analyst on our System Administration Team located in Clifton Park, New York. His role includes defining Kitware’s security requirements, implementing security applications, and assisting with security certifications. He also is responsible for operating security utilities.

Sebastian performs audits of our firewall logs, web server logs, and more. He also audits our security compliance and implements corrective and preventative actions based on his findings. 

Prior to joining Kitware, Sebastian spent 10 years in the United States Navy. His most recent position was a nuclear chemistry and radiological controls instructor. He was responsible for training new operators in reactor plant operations. Before that, he served on the USS Olympia (SSN-717), a nuclear submarine, as a nuclear chemistry and radiological controls supervisor. He oversaw those aspects of reactor plant operations.

Sebastian is currently attending DePaul University for a master’s degree in cybersecurity. He received his bachelor’s degree in nuclear energy engineering technology from Thomas Edison State University.

Education

B.S. in nuclear energy engineering technology from Thomas Edison State University

Get to Know Sebastian

What made you want to become a Kitwarean? A desire to be a part of the open source community.

What do you love most about what you do? The dynamic nature of cybersecurity and always being presented with new challenges.

Share something interesting about yourself that is not on your resume. I enjoy weightlifting and baking bread.