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Principal Consultant at Mercury Information Security Services
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Edward Farrell is a technical security consultant with over five years’ experience in information security and ten years’ experience in the IT industry. Prior to his career as a penetration tester, Edward spent five years in technical and IT operations security ranging from enterprise wide security management to the secure design and implementation of networks. He has also brought from his previous experience a substantial amount of knowledge in the fields of computer network defence as well as network architecture and design. These core skills, alongside an extensive experience as a consultant, have set the foundation for his career in information security.
As a penetration tester with BAE Systems and HackLabs, Edward adapted his existing skillset to offensive security testing and evaluation. His capacity and intuitiveness for this is consistently demonstrated across an array of disciplines within the field including web application security testing, social engineering, hardware hacking, industrial control systems, computer network reconnaissance and product evaluation. This is illustrated in his ongoing commitment to his current employer as well as extra-curricular activities in education and research. Edward demonstrated himself as a trusted source of security advice for his clients and as an outstanding security practitioner.