Tom Kern joined NIL in 2015 as a student in the technical support department. Since then he has gained a lot of practical experience with deploying and troubleshooting Cisco routers, switches and firewalls. His Python skills allowed him to develop configuration automation software for Cisco IOS platform. Besides networking, Tom expanded his professional focus on network security
He continued his career within NIL SOC as Cyber Security Analyst. With his broad experience in deploying and maintaining various security products, he greatly contributed to SOC services delivery. After only few months he already mastered working with market leading SIEM solutions. Tom was also the lead SOC analyst for onboarding enterprise customer from financial sector. Now his work includes: system compromise detection, SIEM tuning, security event triage and investigation, IR processes definition, threat hunting, security policy consultation.