Daniel Weis is a licensed Penetration Tester leading a team of cyber security specialists who actively assess and protect client environments. Daniel has always been interested in the parallel universe that is the world wide web hacking into a friend’s PC when he was still in high school. After 22 years of immersion in the fast evolving I.T industry Daniel holds a bevy of qualifications and was handpicked by the EC-Council as one of the first 10 in the world to undertake Certified Ethical Hacker version 7 training. Daniel is the 'go to guy' when it comes to understanding the risks of cybercrime, cyber-attacks and threats, safety and the dark web. He facilitates training sessions for budding ethical hackers as well as critical guidance to parents and I.T professionals. Daniel enthrals his audience with the knowledge of everything the rest of us simply don’t know about getting hacked and what we can do to be safer. If you have ever ‘logged on’ Daniel Weis is a must see.
Daniel is the Lead Penetration Tester and Security Specialist at Kiandra IT.
Dan has over 17 years’ experience, in a range of different industries, and was one of the first 10 people in the world to become certified in the Certified Ethical Hacker version 7 (CEH v7) certification.
Daniel is also a Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) which unlike other security certifications allows security professionals to perform penetration tests globally, training them to analyse the security posture of a network exhaustively and recommend corrective measures authoritatively.
Earning the nickname “The General” as a result of his multitude of industry qualifications, Daniel also holds an additional 22 industry certifications.
Dan heads up Kiandra’s team of Cyber Security Experts, proactively assessing company and government networks to increase their security posture and not become the next "headline".
In his spare time Daniel undertakes research on the cybercrime underground, facilitates training sessions for budding ethical hackers, is a regular on the speaker circuit and is an active participant in a variety of renowned security and industry programs.
Daniel's expertise was self-evident as he explained and demonstrated potential cyber risks. He was able to gain and hold the attention of the audience. Fabulous presentation.
The CEO Institute