Kévin Ta linkedin.com/in/kevin-ta-pro | github.com/kevin-ta
| | New Taipei City, Taiwan
Deeply interested in web development and hacking since high school, I am currently working for ProtonMail as a anti-abuse engineer. With 4+ years of experience working as a security engineer and developer, I believe I can help the team with my current hard and soft skills and be a fantastic element in your company.
Education National Taiwan University Language Center Mandarin Studies Program Feb. 2020 - Nov. 2020 | Taipei, Taiwan
  • Intensive program with 3 hours per day, from Monday to Friday.
  • I have been awarded the Huayu Enrichment Scholarship from The Ministry of Education in Taiwan.
  • I acquired about 3000 words and 320 sentence patterns.
ESIEE Paris MENG in Network and Security 2015 - 2018 | Noisy-Le-Grand, France
  • Graduated with highest honors - GPA : 4.00.
  • CTI certification and SecNumedu certification from ANSSI.
  • I studied network protocol, information system and programming, mathematics and physics, information security, project management, finance, English.
National Taipei University of Technology Exchange semester in Taiwan Sept. 2017 - Jan. 2018 | Taipei, Taiwan
  • I studied advanced digital image processing, machine learning, application and design of engineering software, operations management, entrepreneurship and business planning.
ESIEE Paris Intensive general program for top schools 2012 - 2015 | Noisy-Le-Grand, France
  • I studied intensive mathematics, physics, electronics, computer sciences, management, English, Chinese.
Lycée Martin Luther King High school diploma 2009 - 2012 | Bussy-Saint-Georges, France
  • Major in sciences and engineering.
Experience ProtonMail | Anti-Abuse Engineer Dec. 2020 - Now | Taipei, Taiwan
  • I improve abuse detection and prevention systems (bulk signups, compromised accounts).
  • I design and develop real-time analysis and prediction systems to fight abuse and spam.
  • I automate, deploy, monitor and troubleshoot these anti-abuse systems.
SFR | Information Security Consultant Sept. 2018 - Feb. 2020 | Paris, France
  • I worked in the Governance team, defined and applied security policy according to the France’s framework for the Security of Activities of Vital Importance.
  • I led security projects and advised engineering teams about security solutions.
  • I performed risk analysis with the EBIOS method and security audits using Kali distribution.
  • I created a PHP application using Symfony 3.4 which allows users to be alerted when a vulnerability is sent by the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-FR).
ESIEE Paris | Casual Teacher Oct. 2019 - Nov. 2019 | Noisy-Le-Grand, France
  • Casual teacher in information system security in master degree.
  • I taught introduction to Shell Bash, assembling language and debugger, buffer overflow and shellcode, introduction to steganography, introduction to forensic, how to secure GNU/Linux.
SFR | Developer Engineer Sept. 2015 - Aug. 2018 | Paris, France
  • I worked in the Network Engineering team and created, from scratch, a secure Operations and Maintenance Center based on Centron, Rancid, Syslog and Tacacs. I strongly focused on the security of my information system according to the France’s framework for the Security of Activities of Vital Importance.
  • I created a PHP application using Symfony 2.8, as well as various PERL scripts (audit on Rancid, deployment tests, configuration of network equipments using API Rest).
Skills Language
  • French - Native language.
  • English - Level C1 with TOEIC: 915 and TOEFL: 563.
  • Chinese Mandarin - TOCFL Band B planned.
  • Chinese Cantonese - Daily life, self-learning.
  • Centreon, Rancid, Syslog, TACACS stack.
  • Apache, NGINX.
  • Virtualbox, VMware.
  • OPNSense, pfSense.
  • OpenVPN.
  • Ansible, Docker, ELK stack, Amazon Web Services.
  • Cisco IOS, Juniper Network Junos with JNCIA-Junos.
Programming and Web
  • HTML5, MySQL, Symfony 5, Git - Professional experience.
  • Express.js, node.js, React Native - Familiar with.
  • PHP, Perl - Over 5000 lines.
  • C, Java, JS, Python - Over 1000 lines.
  • ISO/IEC 27000-series.
  • EBIOS method for risk analysis.
  • IBM Guardium, MS Azure Data Loss Prevention - Daily tasks.
  • IBM QRadar SIEM - Familiar with.
  • Symantec Endpoint Detection and Response. - Familiar with.
  • Kali distribution tools such as Metasploit, OpenVAS, Wireshark, ZAP.
  • Telecommunication security (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G).
  • General Data Protection Regulation.
Hobbies Security
  • Technology intelligence.
  • CTF challenges on root-me and Hack The Box.
  • Currently studying CISSP.
  • Deeply interested in Asian culture, I studied in Taiwan as an exchange student first and then as a Mandarin learner.
  • Currently studying Chinese and doing language exchange with Taiwanese.
  • Creating Web tools for the Student Unions of my college.
  • Active member of HFLAN, an association which holds two days gaming events commonly know as LAN-Party. I am advising on the network and security part.
  • I was a Chief Information Officer at Junior ESIEE where I created intranet tools with Symfony 2.8 for the members of the association. I set up a secure, monitored and optimized LAN using VMware and pfSense technologies in compliance with all the security standard rules used nowadays.
References References available upon request.