PrimoConnect provide a range of cyber security training courses, offensive security testing services, defensive security solutions and secure cloud architecture implementation projects.

The Author

PrimoConnect's Lead Penetration Tester

PrimoConnect's Lead Penetration Tester is an IT Security veteran with 23 years of experience in the IT industry.  However, he firmly believes that you can always learn new things!


Up until 2009 he was regularly teaching penetration testing training courses and Cisco authorised security courses. He was contracted by governments and private businesses, often in heavily regulated sectors, to establish security policies, perform ethical hacking and carry out penetration testing and reporting in order to secure network infrastructures and to subsequently remediate the threats encountered. He provided IT security services as a consultant to large organisations including major global corporations such as: Cable & Wireless, Motorola, Cisco Systems and Apple, as well as public sector organisations including: the U.S. Military, the British Army and various other government bodies. In 2009 he began providing penetration testing and security auditing services to clients around the globe, as he continues to do in his role for PrimoConnect. Often being invited as a speaker at security conferences he is also frequently working with media outlets giving readers and viewers an insight into current IT security issues.

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Recognized by the NSA as an INFOSEC Professional (4011 and 4013)

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH)

  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

  • Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP)

  • Cisco CCIE Emeritus (CCIE #13708)

  • CCNP & CCNA Security

  • CCSI #31274

  • UK CREST Registered Penetration Tester

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science