DANIELE BESANA
Personal Details
Date of Birth:          14/08/79
Home Address:           Viale Rimembranze 3, Albiate (MILAN), 20042 Italy
Telephone:              (0039) 0362 9316645 (H), (0039) 328 752 66 06 (M)
Email:                  daniele@itvc.net
Nationality:            Italian (allowing full permit to work throughout the EU)

Employment History

Network & Security System Engineer at ATS S.p.A. - www.atsweb.it (Jan 2005 – Present)
    System integrator specialised in performance testing, network design and security projects for
      client large account-service provider-telco
    Developed integrated security solutions in medium and large networks, including firewalls,
      IDS/IPS, load balancers, SSL VPN
    Provided pre-sales and post-sales technical support to customers, identifying customers needs
    Involved in project for high-critical and high-loaded environments
    Managed support cases directly with vendors reporting to customers technical staff
    Achieved an high level knowledge in a broad set of security products

Security Specialist at CG Web Srl - (Jun 2002 – Dec 2004)
    System integrator specialised in security projects for client enterprise- large account- telco.
    Duties include taking care of the project phase, deployment and support.
    Dealted with mission critical environments and issues

System Engineer Junior at Sagnelli Sistemi Srl (Dec 1999 – Jun 2002)
    Initially took care of the technical assistance, subsequently moved toward the system
      engineering activity and then toward the security information technology.
    Worked with Siemens systems based on Window NT 4.0/2000, LAN management, LAN
      Specialist and remote access solutions.

HW-SW Engineer, Network Specialist at Software Solutions Srl (Jul 1999 – Dec 1999)
   Satisfied customer needs taking care of technical assistance, installation of computers, and
     management of local area networks.


 ECFOP, Monza (Milan), Italy - (Sep 1998/Jun 1999)
     Post-diploma Course “Installation & Management of computer networks in a heterogeneous
      environment” followed by a work experience scheme with an external company.

ITIS Pino Hesemberger, Monza (Milan), Italy – (Sep 1992/Jun 1997)
       Diploma in Information Technology, final mark 52 out of 60.

Known Languages

       Fluent English
       Italian mother tongue
       knowledge of French

Relevant Experience & Competence
Topic                  Product                      Skill / Experience       Level of Certification
Firewall & VPN         CheckPoint FW-1 / VPN-1      Excellent / 5 years      CCSE 4.1 & CCSE NG

                       Nokia IP (IPSO)              Excellent / 4 years      NSA

                       Crossbeam System             Good / 2 years           CSCA

                       Juniper Netscreen FW         Very Good / 1 year       Preparing JNCIA-FWV

                       Juniper IVE SSL VPN          Good / 1 year
IDS/IPS                Enterasys Dragon IDS         Very Good / 2 years      ESS

                       McAfee IPS IntruShield       Excellent / 1 year       Partner Certification
Load Balancing         Nortel Alteon                Excellent / 4 years

                       F5 Big-IP                    Base / 1 year
App Acceleration       NetScaler                    Base / 2 years           NSCA

                       Juniper DX (ex-Redline)      Good / 1 year
                       Juniper WX (ex-Peribit)      Good / 6 months
Bandwidth mgmt         Allot NetEnforcer            Very Good / 1 year       ACTE
Networking             Cisco & Huawei               Good / 3 years
Content inspection     Good experience with antispam products (Borderware), url-filtering (WebSense) and
                       antivirus (Norton Antivirus CE)
Network Services       Experienced in the administration of Web services, Mail, FTP, DNS and their security
                       issues both in Windows and Linux OS's.
Project Management     Taking part to the planning phase of projects, analysis of customer requirements and
                       preparation of documentation.

                 07/2005           Huawei Certified Network Engineer                Milan
                 04/2005           McAfee IntruShield IPS                           Milan
                 03/2005           Allot NetEnforcer                                Milan
                 01/2004           NetScaler Configuration                          London
                 07/2003           Nortel Advanced Alteon Web Switch                Amsterdam
                 02/2003           Enterasys Dragon IDS                                    London
                 07/2002           Nortel Alteon Base                               Milan
                 06/2002           Design security architectures                    Milan
                 02/2001           Checkpoint FW–1 v 4.1                            Milan

       Co-Fouder and administrator of IT Virtual Community ( www.itvc.net) an on-line community of
        information technology amateurs with more then 1200 members where I regularly publish
        articles on security and systems management.
       In April 2004 I contributed to the victory of ITVC team in the competition of forensic analysis
        “scan of the month”: http://www.honeynet.org/scans/scan30/.
       Motorcycling – since I was 14 motorbiking has been my hobby, I have a bike to use in my
        weekend breaks and road trips
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