Mr. Iason Somarakis - Senior Security Engineer

Iason holds a Bachelor’s degree in Informatics Engineering from the Technical University of Crete. He is a senior security engineer, working on research, application, and development of security assurance solutions. Iason’s field of expertise is on manual and automatic penetration testing security assessments, with knowledge of various offensive and defensive tools and platforms, and a concrete methodology of engagement.

His, primary research & development interests involve the asset and threat emulation capabilities of SPHYNX’s Cyber Range platform, working with leading technologies on automation and IaC, such as Ansible and Vagrant. Asset and threat emulation is also part of his Ph.D. research, which takes place in City, University of London, where he is an external part-time student. Iason has experience working in European research projects specifically H2020 EU Projects including, RESIST, HOLOBALANCE, and THREAT ARREST.