Silver Saks has been with the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence since October 2017. His primary role is the development, planning and execution of the technical exercises of the Centre, such as Crossed Swords and Locked Shields.
Alongside his work on the exercises, Silver is also the instructor for IT Systems Attacks and Defence course and conducts research into the infrastructure of Cyber Operations.
Prior to joining the centre, Silver worked as a system administrator for about 10 years, focusing mostly on Linux systems.
He is a graduate of Estonian IT College and has Master’s degree in Cyber Security from TalTech.