Mauno Pihelgas is a Researcher at the Technology branch of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence since 2013. His area of expertise is monitoring, data mining and situational awareness.
Prior experience includes 5 years as a monitoring administrator and developer for the largest telecommunications operator in Estonia. In addition to being a GIAC GMON Continuous Monitoring Certified Professional, he is also a Red Hat Certified System Administrator, Red Hat Certified Engineer and a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation.
Mauno holds a Master of Science degree in Cyber Security, and is pursuing a PhD degree at the Tallinn University of Technology researching log analysis, data mining and machine learning.