about me:

Dan D. - computer engineer - Seasoned IT professional with 15+ years of combined progressive experience in cyber security, network administration, infrastructure management and cloud solutions delivery.

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technical skills:

  • SIEM - Splunk, IBM QRadar
  • IDS/IPS NG Firewall - pfsense, CISCO FirePower, Suricata.
  • Endpoint defense - Crowdstrike, Bitdefender.
  • Tools and protocol analyser: Wireshark, BurpSuite.
  • Vulnerability assesment: Nessus, Greenbone GSM, Metasploit framework, Linux Kali and ParrotOS suite.
  • extensive experience with network infrastructure, connectivity and troubleshooting - routers, switches, MFPs.
  • cloud and colaboration platform: Azure, MS365, Google Workspace.
  • deep knowledge of various OS (server and workstation version) - Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, macOS.
  • Hypervisors Type 1 and 2 - MS Hyper-V, XCP-NG, Docker, Oracle VBox
  • programming and script languages - Python, PowerShell, C/C++
  • RFID technology - designed and implemented SEC inventory and management assets system  using RFID.
  • microcontrollers / microsystems - Arduino a versatile platform.

soft skills:

  • critical thinking & troubleshooting.
  • strong communication, presentation and reporting.
  • I'm currently teaching the "Software, Connectivity and Troubleshooting" training course for Sharp Electronics of Canada - a customized hands-on 4 days training course which I designed for covering various aspects of networking, MFPs and security.

what else?

  • photography - a DSLR with a good lens still on top and a drone can bring a different point of view.
  • martial arts - pragmatic karate.