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Mohammed Ilyas Ahmed

Graduate Research Assistant

Mohammed Ilyas Ahmed is one of our new Graduate Research Assistants, working closely with Rob Knake and the cyber team. He completed his undergrad from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (India) and worked for Avaya for 4 years as a Cyber Security Engineer. This is his second semester at Northeastern University majoring in Information Security. Outside of work, he likes traveling and keeping an eye on technology and its changing trends. His current work focuses on Implementation on-prem SMTP postfix servers with SPF, DKIM and DMARC validation to stop email spoofing and phishing, as well as penetration testing and system hardening of Linux based operating systems to ensure system stability and security.