TNP security specialist joins cyber security elite03/01/2017
TNP co-founder Scott Daniels has gained the Fortinet NSE8 qualification to become the first person in the UK to reach that elite standard.
Scott passed written and practical examinations designed to recognise the candidate’s broad and in-depth knowledge of network security design, configuration, and troubleshooting for complex networks.
To succeed the candidate must demonstrate an ability to design, configure, install, and deliver a comprehensive network security solution in a live environment. In addition to formal training, candidates must have experience in a variety of complex networks, solving complicated security problems.
In addition to Fortinet NSE8, Scott holds the Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert (JNCIE) along with many other professional-level vendor qualifications.
Commercial Director at TNP Chris Wade commented: “The fact that Scott is the first person in the UK with this advanced level cyber security qualification demonstrates our commitment to delivering the highest standards of service and support to our clients.
Public sector organisations across local government, health trusts and educational institutions occupy high profile positions within their communities and cannot afford to suffer security breaches and setbacks.
Scott’s achievement reflects the high levels of expertise across the whole of our team in every aspect of networking provision and management, which give customers such confidence in our abilities.
TNP has also achieved the highest level Platinum Partner status from Fortinet, a global leader in high performance cyber security solutions. The award recognises that TNP is able to deliver the most advanced level of network security and the full range of Fortinet technologies.
Fortinet Security Fabric is used by many of the world’s leading companies across their IT infrastructure to intelligently protect their entire network, from the endpoint to the cloud, delivering integrated and intelligent security that won’t slow down.
Lancaster-based TNP focuses on high capacity users of the internet and networking across the public sector including healthcare, local government and education. The company has developed a highly efficient and cost-effective model that enables large organisations to design, build and operate their own networks independently of the established telecoms companies.