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Aaron James

Senior Security Consultant

EXPERIENCE
Aaron James is a Senior Security Consultant who began his career in the Information Security field in 2014. Before joining TrustedSec in 2019, Aaron oversaw vulnerability management and security metrics programs in university and medical center environments, followed by several years of penetration testing in a consultant role. Aaron brings to these roles the leadership, communication, and adaptability skills he developed over five combat rotations as an infantryman with the U.S. Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science, Computing Security, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

PASSION FOR SECURITY
Aaron’s passion for security developed from a love of practical and technical disciplines, the pleasure of leveraging skill and experience to overcome challenges, and a desire to protect the vulnerable from harm.

Featured Blogs And Resources

Discover the blogs, analysis, webinars, and podcasts by this team member.

Blog May 26 2022

Intro to Web App Security Testing: Burp Suite Tips & Tricks

A brief list of useful things we wish we had known sooner Burp Suite Pro can be complicated and intimidating. Even after learning and becoming comfortable with…

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Blog October 01 2020

Intro to Web App Security Testing: Logging

A Brief Look at Approaches to Logging and Pitfalls to Avoid TL;DR The Logger++ extension is a great tool for recording requests and responses across all of…

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Training Resources May 02 2024

Actionable Purple Team Simulation Online Training (May 2-3)

Learn how to create specific detections to identify early Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) in our online course. Designed for those looking to improve their…

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Events TrustedSec HQ | April 30 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter Member Meeting April 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter April MeetupCome join us for our April Meetup! Our Cleveland Chapter is hosting an exciting in-person event for all cybersecurity…

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Webinars April 17 2024

Enter the Sandbox: Impede Detection Platform v1.1 Release

Join us for our webinar with Director of Product Operations Ben Mauch, where you can get a look at the new Impede Detection Platform updates and the all-new…

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Blog April 16 2024

PCI DSS Vulnerability Management: The Most Misunderstood Requirement – Part 2

Risk RankingThis is part two (2) of a three (3) part series on PCI DSS version 4.0 requirement 6.3.1, for identification and management of vulnerabilities.…

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Events Kennedy Space Center, Florida | April 12 2024

Hack Space Con 2024

Founder and CEO David Kennedy is the keynote speaker at this year's Hack Space Con! We are also proud to sponsor this event.

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Podcasts April 12 2024

Security Noise - Episode 6.18

Careers in InfoSec: Where do you want to go today?

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Blog April 11 2024

PCI DSS Vulnerability Management: The Most Misunderstood Requirement – Part 1

Vulnerability IdentificationPCI DSS version 4.0 requirement 6.3.1, for identification and management of vulnerabilities, and its predecessors in previous…

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Blog April 09 2024

A Hitch-Hacker's Guide To DACL-Based Detections - The Addendum

 This blog was co-authored by TAC Practice Lead Megan Nilsen and Andrew Schwartz.1    IntroductionLast year, Andrew and I posted a four (4) part blog series…

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