Luke Cohen




 CEH Trainer Profile




With over 24 years of broad IT Infrastructure experience with exposure to numerous technology  areas, including desktop, servers, networks and telecoms, I have worked my way through the necessary qualifications and levels to obtain an excellent understanding of IT. I believe that I am a hardworking, self motivated individual, who thrives upon success. I am keen to do well in any challenge that I undertake using my organizational and methodical approach. My confidence shines through along with competitiveness.




Security /Forensic Forensic


A very good  under standing of computer forensic digital  data evidence gathering procedures, cryptography technology, methods of data hiding  in different file systems, file reconstruction using WinHex and FTK,and  EnCaseetc..




More than ten years experience in working with a wide range of firewalls including Cisco PIX, Checkpoint, Juniper NetScreen, JUNOS SRX and SonicWall. Also familiar with Cisco  IDS/IPS products. In addition I have completed the following security training programs:


-CEH (Certified Ethical Hacking)


-CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)


-SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner)






8 years experience in Cisco based network environments including LAN / WAN configuration, implementation and support at all levels using Cisco routers up to 7200 and Cat 6509switch.




5 years experience in configuring, administrating and supporting small to medium Windows server networks.


3 years experience in configuring, administrating and supporting Novell servers, including ZENWorks.




5 years experience in supporting Microsoft Windows desktop operating  systems.




Cybertech Tehran(Iran)(August 2011 todate)


Trainer /Consultant


Providing IT security and networking training at all levels to students from a wide range of institutes and organizations including universities public and private sectors including more than 6000 hours teaching a wide range of IT courses. In addition taking part in different networking implementation projects and advisories. I am the Author of CCNA R&S book published in 2015 and I am currently working on a wide range of projects producing Computer Based Training (CBT) , this includes wired and wireless networking and security technologies.


Ericsson Gothenburg Sweden(Jun-Nov2010) Network engineer


Maintaining and supporting mobile network equipments in a 4G mobile testing environment. Obtained some experiences with Juniper routers, Redback routers and Juniper SRX firewall.


IBM DublinI reland(Jan2009-August2009) Software engineer, Ethical  Hacking


Permanent position


Key activities include performing penetration testing of IBM’s software product ranges using several vulnerability testing scanners such as IBM Rational AppScan and other available open source tools such as Webscarab, Fiddler and Fuzzers, conducting automated and manual black-box vulnerability testing. Finding, assessing defects and providing security advisorytotherelevantdevelopmentteam.Inaddition,takingpartanddrivingothersecurity related projects, identifying a wide range of latest and possible threats faced by the web applications and providing security advisory to the management.


Mouchel GroupPLC London UK(Nov2006-Oct2007) Network and firewall specialist


Contract  position


Key activities include working on Cisco based network infrastructure and Sonic Wall firewalls providing third and forth line support while maintaining SLAs. In addition getting involved in a variety of projects such as router, switch and firewall and VPN configuration and design at all levels. Have cross trained company’s infrastructure support team in a variety of technologies such as switches, routers and firewalls including the interoperate ability of these devices to achieve a better understanding of how things fit and work together hence improving their fault finding skills.


Fujitsu Infrastructure Services  Manchester UK(Nov2005-Sep2006) Firewall and Security engineer


Permanent position


Key activities include working closely with the security design team building complex multi tier customer tailored Internet and corporate facing firewalls and security solutions using a wide range of firewall devices such as Cisco PIX, Juniper Net Screen and Checkpoint running on Solaris, Secure platform and Nokia, implementing technologies such as NAT and VPN and firewall clusters.


Provide proactively and reactively 2nd and 3rd Line technical support in a highly secured environment including risk assessment, change management, monitoring and troubleshooting of customers secured infrastructure while maintaining SLAs.


Shell Information Technology International Ltd, UK


Manchester UK(March99-Sep05)


Network Engineer Contract position


Key activities include maintaining and supporting the Shell network globally providing a wide range of information and technology support to around 100000 users across more than 800 sites all over the world this includes project work, change and problem management.


Provide 2nd and 3rd Line reactive and proactive technical and security support, including the communication of complex problems to appropriate support teams/software vendors in a timely and efficient manner and according to agreed service levels, standards and procedures. Monitor and progress all assigned calls and as appropriate follow escalation procedures for problem resolutions that are not progressing satisfactorily.


Ensure that Customer satisfaction in all interactions meets the contracted Customer Service


Levels. Ensure all variances against service levels are highlighted to relevant managers while trying to resolve any conflict or contention for services.


Initiate action to maintain or enhance levels of service within sphere of operation, recognizing issues that need to be referred for approval.


Propose technical and security solutions, which fully take into account the business needs of the customers.


Provide an effective interface between the customers and 3rd parties supplying all appropriate diagnostic and technical information required to ensure problem resolution


Involvement with diverse types of network LAN and WAN, Checkpoint firewall and proxy configuration and support, working with the following technologies on a daily basis:


Configuration and management of Cisco routers up to 7200, Cisco switches up to 6500.


Configuration and support of Frame Relay, ATM, ISDN, HDLC.


Configuration and support of RIP, OSPF, BGP and EIGRP.


Checkpoint Firewall NG firewall management and support.


Win2K, UNIX, TACACS, HP Open view, Cisco works and Smarts.


Basic Voice over IP configuration and support.


VLAN, Ether channel, Trunking and HSRP configuration and support.




Incident and change management using Peregrine Service Centre.


Installation and configuration of Wireless network with security in mind.




NCLSYSTEMAB, Gothenburg Sweden(Jan97-March99)


System Engineering IT Consultant Permanent position


Provided technical advice and consultancy to blue chip companies to enable the creation of innovative business solutions focused on client requirements.


Critical understanding of differing customer needs ensured a high level of customer satisfaction through advising on suitable solutions while meeting tight deadlines.


Majority of projects were delivered using Novell Netware and Windows NT server/desktops.


Clients included VOLVO, SJ and Alingsas Council.


NORRA VUXENGYMNASIET, Gothenburg Sweden(Jan 96-Jan97)


System Technician/Network Administrator


Responsible for managing and supporting both students and school staff networks using Novell Netware and Windows NT servers / desktops over TCP/IP and IPX/SPX protocol. Responsible for all types of hardware / software installation, configuration, daily IT support and problem resolution.


DATANOVAAB, Gothenburg Sweden (Feb 95-Jan96)


PC Sales Advisor Permanent position


Built custom-made personal computers, advising on cost effective solutions. Experience of pre-sales work including product demonstration. EDUCATION /QUALIFICATIONS

HCNA (Huawei Certified Network Associate)


Post Graduate degree in IT information security and forensic from

University of Liverpool in UK.


CCSE NGX (Checkpoint Certified Security Engineer)


CSTA (Certified Security Testing Associate




CCSP (Cisco Certified Security Professional)


CCSA 4.1 (Checkpoint Certified Security Administrator)


CCDP (Cisco Certified Design Professional)


CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional)


CNE 5 (Certified Netware Engineer)


MCSE NT 4.0 (Microsoft Certified System Engineer)


MCNE 4.11 (Master Certified Netware Engineer)


Computer Networking Technician (College in  Sweden)


Industrial automation and processing technology (College in Sweden)





CodeCourse TitleStart DateTimeFinish dateTimeLocationPrice*
CEH01Certified Ethical Hacker Training | CEH Certification - V9  NewApr 16, 2018Apr 19, 2018South Africa - Johannesburg5000.00 USD
CFCCybersecurity Fundamentals Course  NewJun 10, 2020Jun 12, 2020Harare4500.00 USD
CFCCybersecurity Fundamentals Course  NewJun 17, 2020Jun 19, 2020Zambia4500.00 USD
CFCCybersecurity Fundamentals Course  NewJun 24, 2020Jun 26, 2020Malawi4500.00 USD
CFCCybersecurity Fundamentals Course  NewJul 8, 2020Jul 10, 2020Botswana4500.00 USD
CFCCybersecurity Fundamentals Course  NewJul 15, 2020Jul 17, 2020South Africa - Johannesburg4500.00 USD
CY01Implementing NIST Cybersecurity Framework Using COBIT 5 Training  NewSep 3, 2018Sep 7, 2018Harare5000.00 USD
CY01Implementing NIST Cybersecurity Framework Using COBIT 5 Training  NewJan 24, 2019Jan 25, 2019Zambia5000.00 USD
CY01Implementing NIST Cybersecurity Framework Using COBIT 5 Training  NewFeb 21, 2019Feb 22, 2019Malawi5000.00 USD
CY01Implementing NIST Cybersecurity Framework Using COBIT 5 Training  NewMar 28, 2019Mar 29, 2019Botswana5000.00 USD
CY01Implementing NIST Cybersecurity Framework Using COBIT 5 Training  NewMay 9, 2019May 10, 2019South Africa - Johannesburg5000.00 USD
ISMAInformation Security Management (Advanced)  NewApr 1, 2020Apr 3, 2020Harare1800.00 USD
ISMAInformation Security Management (Advanced)  NewApr 28, 2020Apr 30, 2020Zambia1800.00 USD
ISMAInformation Security Management (Advanced)  NewMay 6, 2020May 8, 2020Malawi1800.00 USD
ISMAInformation Security Management (Advanced)  NewMay 20, 2020May 22, 2020Botswana1800.00 USD
ISMAInformation Security Management (Advanced)  NewMay 27, 2020May 29, 2020South Africa - Johannesburg1800.00 USD
WASAWeb Application Security for Auditors   NewJan 16, 2020Jan 18, 2019Harare1500.00 USD
WASAWeb Application Security for Auditors   NewJan 29, 2020Jan 31, 2020Zambia1500.00 USD
WASAWeb Application Security for Auditors   NewFeb 12, 2020Feb 14, 2020Malawi1500.00 USD
WASAWeb Application Security for Auditors   NewFeb 26, 2020Feb 28, 2020Botswana1500.00 USD
WASAWeb Application Security for Auditors   NewMar 11, 2020Mar 20, 2020South Africa - Johannesburg1500.00 USD
*VAT incl.