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Tom F. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 3, 2008

Tom F.

An experienced IT Engineer (Data Centre, Security)
   United Kingdom
  |   Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

Overview

An experienced IT Engineer with several years tier 2 data centre / tier 2 carrier experience and a wide knowledge products/solution; I am practised in DNS zone management, enterprise anti-spam techniques, packet shaping and penetration testing. I am a technical member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and a Red Hat Certified Engineer. I am currently working toward GIAC GSEC and CIW Security Analyst certification, and System Security Certified Practitioner accreditation.

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Skills (10)

Tested
Helpdesk
Internet Security
Linux
TCP/IP
Windows XP
Computer Skills
Network Administration
Firewall
Network Security
Web Services

Service Description

I currently work for a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Red Hat Certified Partner, Silver Citrix Solution Advisor, Barracuda Networks Partner, Trend Micro AffinityPLUS Partner and Stonesoft Certified Support and Maintenance Partner. My role involves a wide range of tasks; from supporting managed SME%u2019s solutions (Active Directory, Citrix, Terminal Services) to installing servers/new solutions (thin client infrastructures, web servers, onward internet connectivity), network equipment, leased lines and designing and supporting the architecture (fire suppression, air conditioning). My average day is taken up with answering 2nd/3rd line support tickets, managing the Data Centre environment, bandwidth management, and reviewing IDS logs.

Defence in Depth, Contingency Planning (BCP/DRP), Access Control Theory, Incident Handling, Information Warfare, Common types of threat, Honeypots / Firewalls, Mapping/Scanning networks, HIDS/HIPS/NIDS/NIPS, Risk Management, Encryption, VPN, OPSEC

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Education

Sans
SANS Security Essentials
2008 - 2008

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Microsoft Linux Security Web Site
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