Curriculum vitae

Navn: Gøran Tømte

Stilling: Selvstendig næringsdrivende innen optimalisering av sikkerhet

Områder med sterk kompetanse

Generell sikkerhetsinteresse. Leser mye om hendelser og trender. Bruker dette for å kunne presentere på enklest mulig måte til ledere og medarbeidere.

Liker å jobbe med mennesker. Å spille på lag med brukere og ledelse er viktig for å oppnå god sikkerhet. Kommunikasjon er sentralt.

Zero Trust har vært sentralt i arbeidet siden 2013. Tittelerer meg Zero Trust Soldier, og står bak VG-testen som har blitt omfavnet i Norge i arbeidet med å gjøre oss alle sikrere.

LinkedIn CV ligger her: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gorantomte/

  • CISO i Data Equipment ga mye læring med bl.a ISO 27001 sertifiseringsarbeid
  • Risikobasert sikkerhetsarbeid og implementering i organisasjonen
  • Gjør mange presentasjoner innen forskjellige områder for forskjellige publikum
  • Teknisk dybdekompetanse innen nettverk siden 90 tallet. Se erfaringer for detaljer
  • Dybde kunnskap om IP, inkludert rutingprotokoller og de underliggende protokollene/applikasjonene
  • Optimalisering av internettløsninger – implementering av cache-løsninger, vpn/ssl-løsninger, lastbalansering og optimering av WEB-sider
  • Optimalisering av sikkerhet med design, arkitektur og regelsett. Suksessfulle hendelser skjer i tillatt trafikk, derfor meget viktig med bevissthet i arbeidet rundt tillatelser
  • Jobbet mye med store kunder med virksomhetskritisk nettverk
  • Sikkerhet i IP-nettverk
  • Design av løsninger for virksomhetens interne nettverks- og nettverkstjenesteleverandører
  • Feilsøking i store komplekse nettverk
  • ATM, RFC-1483, RFC-1577, LANE, Centillion-svitsjer
  • Komponenter for fiberoptiske nettverk
  • Bytte av nettverk. Erfaring med lag 2 og 3 switcher. Holdt switchekurs
  • Snifferkunnskap (nettverksanalysator, Sniffer, Sniffer Pro og Wireshark). Holdt snifferkurs
  • Lastbalanseringsløsninger / Secure Web Gateway / Cache-servere. Holdt kurs i disse teknologiene
    • Radware Alteon, siden 2000
    • BlueCoat, siden 2000
    • BayRS-rutere, siden 1996
    • SSL VPN, siden 2000/2001
    • Brannmur, siden 2000

Jobbet som sluttkunde, partner/leverandør og for produsenter. Er teknisk anlagt og har jobbet i mange år som teknisk ressurs både som sluttkunde, partner og leverandør. Har de siste årene jobbet for å bli flinkere til å snakke mindre teknisk for mer forståelse. Dette kom veldig godt til nytte i mitt arbeid som CISO.

Personlige kvaliteter

  • Lidenskapelig opptatt av sikkerhet
  • Liker endringer
  • Liker utfordringer. Det er det vanskelige som gir den største tilfredsheten å fikse
  • Lang erfaring innen presentasjoner
  • Nysgjerrig siden liten gutt
  • Kunden i fokus, alltid
  • Tror på egenskapen av dyp teknisk forståelse for å kunne presentere folkelig og forståelig

Karriere

ElTele Øst, 1996-2000, Senior Consultant

  • Worked as internal systems engineer, doing hands-on technical work on technical equipment
  • Experience with the establishment of small to large router networks
  • Responsible for the ATM network in approximately 1 year. This follows the normal operation, upgrade, development and other improvements. Choice of fiber equipment and solutions that are used to customers today.
  • Extensive experience with the ISP network. Development, selection of equipment and procedures around this. Designed / suitable templates, software and web pages for configuration and delivery of routers.
  • Designed and implemented entire WAN network to Ullevål hospital with Dikemark locations.
  • Technical co-responsible of the splitting of Oslo Energi and Viken Energi Nett

IPnett AS, 2000-2010, Senior Systems Engineer

  • Worked as field consultant, for different customers
  • Worked extensively with the implementation of solutions with load sharing servers
  • designing SSL termination
  • Technical responsible in large L2/L3 switch projects
  • Technical responsible for load balancing solutions
  • Worked extensively with caching solutions
  • Worked extensively with SSL-based solutions
  • Jobs much to optimize the internet by helping customers to optimize websites
  • Jobs part as a technical sales support
  • Integrates solutions combining network, load balancing, and proxy / cache

Radware, 2010-2012, Technical Account Manager

  • Worked in the Nordic region with presales, PoC, workshops, etc against customers within different segments:
  • Medium/Large Enterprise, Carrier, Hosting, Online/Ecommerce, Public sector, Health
  • Worked with the Radware portfolio:
  • Alteon, and ADC (Application Delivery Controller) for load balancing and HA of critical applications
  • DefensePro, an Attack Mitigation System, to protect datacenters against modern threats, and large scale attacks
  • Found customers to hunt. Made meetings. Did presentations. Followed up. Made leads to give to the channel
  • Worked with the channel, distributors, resellers etc

Palo Alto Networks, 2012-2017, Multiple roles, Senior Systems Engineer

  • Worked in the Nordic region with presales, PoC, workshops, etc against customers within different segments:
  • Medium/Large Enterprise, Carrier, Hosting, Online/Ecommerce, Public sector, Health
  • Worked with the Palo Alto Networks portfolio:
  • Firewall, endpoint security, cloud security
  • Found customers to hunt. Made meetings. Did presentations. Followed up. Made leads to give to the channel
  • Worked with the channel, distributors, resellers etc
  • Was among the most successful teams in the world in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and got awarded for the work. Also won the sales team of the year in EMEA together with my wingman. It’s all about energy and enthusiasm

Data Equipment, 2017-2022, CISO

  • Worked as an internal security resource for the security of the enterprise, but also the outbound security spokesperson.
  • Was given the CISO role to secure the company. ISO 27001 became a goal and we worked with GRC consultant to build security even stronger in the company. People are central in this, and we focused strongly on team building.
  • Is the creator of Securithon, a product independent security conference which was given fantastic feedback. It was topped in 2022 as one of the largest security conferences with paying attendees.

Rubrik, 2022-2022, Account Executive

  • Worked as a security product responsible for half of EMEA, with CEUR and NEUR (Germany, Switzerland, Austria, BeNeLux and Nordic)
  • Worked with colleagues on security education, presented several places with Assume Breach and Assume Ransomware as crucial topics. Got very good feedback on being non-product oriented.

Gøran Tømte, 2023-, Independent security advisor

  • Product independent
  • Security optimization. Helping customers to get more security out of the solutions already in place
  • Presenting for customer management and employees
  • Presenting at conferences
  • Internal workshops with customers
  • Consultant work as a security advisor with architecture, design and people
  • From 2023: Worked as Security Architect for a Norwegian company within critical sector

Education

1993-1996                    Gjøvik University College, Telematics Engineering

1992-1993                    Military service

1988-1992                    High School. Audio/Video with a trade certificate and matriculation