"I have known Kieran Upadrasta for over 10 years and we have worked together during his time both at BG as a colleague and a member of my team. Kieran has a excellent understanding of many different IT platforms & systems and really comes into his own with many SIEM tools, Firewalls, VPNs, Security consulting, Security Architecture, Risk management but he also has experience and knowledge of Windows& Unix platforms, Proxy server (e.g. Bluecoat, NetCache, Webwashers to name a few) including AV
and Content filtering Software such as Websense, Smartfilter etc. His technical skill is second to none. Kieran is a calm, composed individual who is capable of liaising with all types of people and pitching the technical conversation to suit them at their understanding. He is very through in his approach to work and will ensure that all details are present and he has orchestrated the correct solution with buy in from all prior to implementation and handover. I would highly recommend Kieran to any company looking for a hardworking, articulate senior IT professional who is both committed and focused on the end result. "
— Yogesh Gahlawat, DIRECTOR, Graduate School of Management, worked directly with Kieran at Cyber Security Consulting
"Kieran Upadrasta and I have worked together as part of a Cyber security project at Pitman and he comes across as a very dedicated and professional team player. Kieran has very good communication skills and he excels in the area of network security, cyber security, information security. He has strong stakeholder management skills. He could be an asset to any team and I wish him all the luck for his future endeavour "
— Sonia Rani, Director, Pitman Training Hounslow, managed Kieran indirectly at Cyber Security Consulting
"Kieran is extremely professional and efficient in every aspect. I dealt with Kieran when securing him a position with my Client; he was very easy to work with during the process and he is extremely knowledgeable in the Security Domain. I would be more than happy to work with Kieran in the future."
— Rebecca Millard, IT Specialist placing top contract talent across the UK, Experis UK & Ireland, was a consultant or contractor to Kieran at Nova Consulting
"I have worked with Kieran on a number of projects whilst across multiple technologies. He is a very hard working individual and was a great assest to the projects that we were working on and has a wide range of skills on many different security platforms and products. I would recommend Kieran for any project, without hesistation and hope that our paths will cross again in future work. Thanks; John"
— John Lee, worked directly with Kieran at Nova Consulting
"Kieran is an incredibly dedicated and skilful security professional able to deliver quality results in both technical and consultant roles. He is exceptionally hard working and is able to work on the most complex of systems. I happily recommend Kieran who would make a strong addition to any security team or project."
— Andy McGarry, CISSP, managed Kieran at Nova Consulting
"Kieran is an intelligent, diligent and knowledgeable security consultant. Kieran was key is enabling our team to deliver while at Alliance medical. He is also very personable and would fit into any team; I look forward to working with Kieran in the future, should it happen and would have no problem recommending Kieran to any perspective employer."
— Robert Fullagar CISSP CISM CRISC CEH CHFI, managed Kieran at Nova Consulting
"I know Kieran personally and professionally for more than 10 years. He is a hard working individual always aiming high. He is innovative with his ideas and always keeps himself up to date with ever changing technology that the market demands. I can recommend him highly without hesitation and confidently say he will be an asset to any organisation he works for."
— Kiran Reddy, was with another company when working with Kieran at Nova Consulting
"Kieran is a knowledgeable professional who activity stays in touch with the latest trends and best practices in our fast moving industry. If you need to know the best way to apply your efforts for :- PCI compliance, Firewall rulebase review, Network security auditing, Bandwidth management, Redesign your border firewall infrastructure, or any of many security, infrastructure, performance based projects, then Kieran is one
of best the consultants available. The more complex the better for Kieran. He has very strong firewall, routing, networking and scripting skills and he can apply his wealth of skills and experience efficiently and professionally. He is one of the most dedicated professional I have met in my 20years in IT."
— Charles London, worked directly with Kieran at Nova Consulting
"As a hiring manager I would have no hesitation in recommending Kieran. He has excellent technical skills, works well with others and a good team player. He is very thorough, hardworking and a pleasure to manage and /or work with."
— Perry Jones, was Kieran's client
"Kieren provides professional & technical expertise with solutions to satisfy stakeholder expectations in full. Kieren' expertise enthused confidence in team to scope, design and deliver complex & challenging commitments."
— Jasvir. Bhamra, worked with Kieran at Nova Consulting
"Kieran provided key support for our projects; security advisory and network design aspects. A very good team player."
— Paul Juden, managed Kieran at Nova Consulting
"Kieran is a hard working individual with a deep understanding of IT and IT Security. He is always helpful and polite. He is able to understand requirments and relate them into designs and changes as and when required."
— Manish Patel, worked with Kieran at Nova Consulting
"Kieran is a good team-player who would adapt well into any team."
— Paul Kenyon, managed Kieran at Nova Consulting
"Kieran is a diligent, sincere and straightforward worker; it was a pleasure to work with him. I have no hesitation in recommending him and hope to work with him again in the future."
— Adaugo Emezie, worked directly with Kieran at Nova Consulting
"I employed Kieran's limited company to contract for me. A highly technical consultant very astute excellent service and a very knowledgeable individual"
— Hadleigh Jeavons, was Kieran's client
"Kieran is an extremely knowledgeable ICT security specialist. He's hard-working, reliable and gets on well with colleagues and customers alike."
— Linda Scannell, managed Kieran at Nova Consulting
"Kieran worked for me in the Security project group within Capgemini. He is technically knowledgeable in the security arena and all you had to do was to put a project his way and he would see it through to a successful conclusion."
— Ketan Bhogaita, managed Kieran at Nova Consulting
"I have worked with Kieran at Allianz Cornhill Insurance in the past. Kieran is a very hard worker and has an excellent overall knowledge of security software, he is not afraid to take on new challenges, and this attitude has gained him valuable experience in a vast array of technologies. On a personal level Kieran is a pleasant person to work with and is always on hand to help if required, he is a team player and very trustworthy."
— Suky Bhangal, worked directly with Kieran at Nova Consulting
"Kieran is a detail-oriented person who watches the balance like a hawk without losing the sight of strategic objectives"
— Nikhil Khodke (SC Cleared), worked directly with Kieran at Nova Consulting Contact Kieran on LinkedIn
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