Daniel Köhler

IT-Security Specialist

Since 10 - 2019

Independent IT-Security Specialist

Starting from October 2017 I am working as an independent IT-Security Specialist. I am primarily specialized in Network Intrusion Detection, Security Analytics and SIEM-Systems.

Since 06 - 2019

Research Associate at Hasso-Plattner-Institute

I am working Full-Time as a Research Assiciate in the field of IT-Systems Engineering at Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Potsdam. One of my main goals is to provide high-quality teaching content to the Bachelor's and Master's students at HPI. The lectures and seminars that I am in charge of focus around IT-Security technologies, procedures and research. In terms of research activites, my main focus lies in the fields of Security Analytics and Authentication Mechanisms.

June 2016 - Oktober 2019

PPS QRadar at IBM

From Mai 2016 onward I have been working in the team of QRadar Product Professional Services (PPS) for IBM Germany. In that time I have supported various customer situations all around Germany. QRadar is IBM‘s Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system and as such collects and analyzes security data from all relevant customer systems. The main tasks during this time were the setup and expansion of customer‘s security system as well as the operational security services with QRadar. Therefore I have been able to gain valuable insights and experience in the field of threat identification and security analytics.

October 2014 - June 2016

Internships within IBM

During my Bachelor‘s studies in the field of Business Information Technology, I was able to perform multiple internships within various teams in the IBM. In those internships I focused on expanding my programming and software development skills.