Tim is a Senior Instructor and course author (SEC560) at SANS, the most trusted and largest source for information security training and security certification in the world. Through the course of his career, Tim has performed penetration tests on a wide range of organizations and technologies. Tim has gained information security experience in a variety of industries including previous positions in control systems, higher education, financial services, and manufacturing. Tim is an experienced international speaker, having presented to organizations around the world. Tim is the creator of the Kerberoasting, a widely utilized Red Team penetration test technique to extract kerberos tickets in order to offline attack the password of enterprise service accounts. Tim earned his MBA through the University of Texas and recently completed an eMBA equivalent through Harvard Business School.
GWAPT, GPEN, GMOB, GCED, and GCIH, Previous: CCNA
Mike Saunders is Red Siege Information Security’s Principal Consultant. Mike has over 25 years of IT and security expertise, having worked in the ISP, banking, insurance, and agriculture businesses. Mike gained knowledge in a range of roles throughout his career, including system and network administration, development, and security architecture. Mike is a highly regarded and experienced international speaker with notable cybersecurity talks at conferences such as DerbyCon, Circle City Con, SANS Enterprise Summit, and NorthSec, in addition to having more than a decade of experience as a penetration tester. You can find Mike’s in-depth technical blogs and tool releases online and learn from his several offensive and defensive-focused SiegeCasts. He has been a member of the NCCCDC Red Team on several occasions and is the Lead Red Team Operator for Red Siege Information Security.
GCIH, GPEN, GWAPT, GMOB, CISSP, and OSCP
Senior Security Consultant
Corey has been engaged with Fortune 500 organizations across a variety of industries, including financial services, government services, and healthcare and is widely recognized for his in-depth OSINT talks and workshops. He has over five years of systems administration and extensive VMWare administration experience. Corey was a member of the SECCDC Red Team and is one of the top Red Team Operators at Red Siege.
OSEP, OSCE, OSCP, and OSEE
Jason Downey has over ten years of professional experience in IT and information security ranging in a variety of roles in network security roles with additional experience in systems administration. Jason has spoken in front of various audiences ranging from youth initiatives to major security conferences, while creating informational content on SiegeCasts and forward-facing marketing channels. Jason excels at a variety of penetration testing tactics and is well known for his vishing and social engineering expertise.
GPEN, GCIH, CCNA R&S, CCNA Security, CEH, CHFI
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Stuart has worked in the IT Industry for more than twenty years and has worked within Cyber Security for the past twelve. In the past he has held jobs in the education, government, and private sector, and for the last few years has specialized in web application penetration testing. Stuart has performed testing on clients in all sectors, many of which have been in the Fortune 500. He enjoys spending time in research and exploring new penetration testing tactics, and techniques.
Senior Security Consultant
Justin Palk has more than 16 years of experience in IT and information security, and has worked in the academic, federal civilian government and health research sectors. He has held a variety of roles including system administrator, developer, auditor, assessment team lead and web application penetration tester. He regularly competes in CTFs in the U.S. and Europe.
GCIH, GWAPT, GPEN, GMOB, GDSA
Senior Security Consultant
Douglas was a manager of a Red Team for a consulting company and has performed penetration testing for clients with high security maturity on internal networks, internal and externally facing web applications, and desktop applications. Douglas was a full-stack enterprise-class web developer for close to a decade building, securing, and testing the security of business-critical web and mobile applications. He has taught cybersecurity as an adjunct professor for Duquesne University and has published multiple books and articles about penetration testing, hardware hacking, and programming.
Ian Briley has over 10 years of experience in information security consisting of The United States Armed Forces, the Healthcare industry, Security Operation Centers, and Security Consulting. Ian is an experienced presenter, trainer, developer, maker, and researcher. Ian enjoys attending local security focused groups and learning more about cloud-based environments and solutions
GWAPT, eJPT, CySA+, SSCP, SEC+
Senior Security Consultant
Brandon is an award-winning and decorated Air Force veteran with over 12 years of experience in information security, including seven years in computer and network exploitation. Brandon has tested against a range of clients, primarily those in the Banking, Medical, Tech, and Government sectors. He loves fording the ever-changing landscape of penetration testing and growing his skillset as a tech debt collector. He pulls his experience from his time performing CNO (Computer Network Operations) exploitation for U.S. Cyber Command, the NSA’s ROC/CNO, and the FBI. Brandon loves digging into his hobbies and is an avid cook, baker, gardener, and 3d printing enthusiast.
Justin is an award-winning creative with over 15 years of expertise in generating successful brand content, media, design, live productions, event productions, commercials, and creative short narrative films. Throughout his career, he has been in charge of different visual materials and campaigns across all forms of media. Justin’s experience gives him insight on gear, setup, design, packaging, strategy, and creative brand copy. Justin enjoys handling project management from pre-production to post-production, advising numerous firms and brands, and coaching others in all facets of their creative storytelling.
Molly brings over 15 years of experience building relationships with clients into the information security community. She has worked across multiple industries, including banking and education, which allows her to effectively support the variety of clients Red Siege works with. Whether working on the ground or remotely, Molly brings her enthusiastic work ethic to every project and her natural optimism to every situation. Molly enjoys meeting new people, making meaningful and lasting connections, and doing whatever it takes to get the job done as efficiently as possible.
Senior Account Manager
Joe brings more than 20 years of experience in leadership and relationship management to the Red Siege team. Throughout his career, he’s worked for some of the largest communication and finance companies in the world, including Verizon, T-Mobile, Merrill Lynch, and Bank of America, achieving high customer satisfaction scores for both himself and his team. Joe’s award-winning reputation in customer service is reflected in the personalized attention he provides for each and every client and the support he brings to the team dynamic.
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Senior Security Consultant / Instructional Designer
Chris has over 15 years experience developing tools, conducting assessments, emulating threats, instructional design and curriculum development in the information security industry. He is a co-founder and current developer of the Veil-Framework, a project aimed to bridge the gap between advanced red team and penetration testing toolsets. Chris is a sought after Red Team and Offensive operations instructor as well as an accomplished international speaker. Chris regularly writes code and contributes to projects across the industry.
Sec+, Net+, CEH, CISSP, OSWP, OSCP, OSCE, Azure Fundamentals