Meet Brandon Akal_

IT Engineer at Blue Frontier

Brandon joined Blue Frontier in 2019 as an IT engineer, following his career as a soldier in the British Army where he held the prestigious position of intelligence and security analyst.

As a certified ethical hacker, Brandon has the in-depth knowledge and skills to carry out security assessments through penetration testing to ensure the security of our clients’ information systems, protecting them from an array of security threats.

As an IT engineer, Brandon also assists clients and colleagues with any technical issues they encounter by providing hands-on IT support, sharing his advice, and monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks.

What are your favourite things about Blue Frontier?

Working at Blue Frontier has plenty of benefits, including a friendly and productive working environment, a forward-thinking business attitude, and great coffee on tap (literally).

What does your Blue Frontier role involve?

My role as an IT engineer entails assisting clients to conduct their business effectively by maintaining IT systems, being an agile member of the technical team, and taking responsibility for the variety projects and tasks allocated to me.

What would your dream project be?

I would like to provide an effective and efficient information security consultancy service to our clients, and help them mitigate the risk of a breach.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

Outside of work, I like to play rugby for Salisbury RFC, train in the gym, binge Netflix, read about history and listen to classical music.

Skills.

Everyone at Blue Frontier has skills and expertise to offer to the benefit of our company and clients.

  • Security Auditing
  • Network Security Assessment
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Web App Security
  • Security Infrastructure
  • Trilingual (Afrikaans / Zulu / English)
Accreditations.

We encourage our team to obtain accreditations to certify their skillsets and specialisms.