Farrukh Haroon Farhat is an information security professional with over 8 years of experience.
He currently works as a Security Analyst in IBM’s Global Technology Services (GTS) division. As a member of the Managed Security Services (MSS) operations team, Farrukh works with multi-vendor network security technologies, helping customers improve their security posture.
He's previously worked as the IT Security Manager for an emerging telecom operator based in the Middle East. He has also delivered various professional trainings related to Information Security and Networking.
Farrukh hold’s various industry certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CCIE Security (#20184), JNCIE-Security (#91) et al. He actively contributes to various online communities related to network security like Cisco Netpro. As a result of his contribution to Cisco’s official support community, he was awarded the ‘Cisco Designated VIP (Security)’ accreditation in 2011.
He also co-authored a study guide for the CCIE Security Written exam for a Cisco Systems’ learning partner based in Nevada, United States.