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Brandon McGrath

Senior Security Consultant

Brandon began work as a Security Consultant after graduation. From there, he began contributing to the open-source community and research as a whole.


  • BS – Computer Networks and Security – Birmingham City University
  • Certified Red Team Operator (CRTO)
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Certified Red Team Professional (CRTP)
  • eLearnSecurity Penetration Testing eXtreme (PTX)

Research and work can be found at:

Brandon has a passion for pulling apart Windows and AV products alike, which tends to manifest in many Visual Studio project files.

Featured Blogs And Resources

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

Blog November 03 2022

Windows Processes, Nefarious Anomalies, and You: Threads

In part 1 of this blog mini-series, we looked at memory regions and analyzed them to find some potential malicious behavior. In part 2, we will do the same…

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Blog November 01 2022

Windows Processes, Nefarious Anomalies, and You: Memory Regions

While operating on a red team, the likelihood of an Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) being present on a host is becoming increasingly higher than it was a…

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Training Resources November 07 2024

Actionable Purple Team Simulation Online Training (November 7-8)

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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Training Resources August 03 2024

Black Hat USA Training - Applied Threat Hunting and Detection Engineering

Registration is now open for our Black Hat training on August 3-6, 2024

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Events TrustedSec HQ | July 30 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter Member Meeting July 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter July MeetupCome join us for our monthly meetup! The ISC2 Cleveland Chapter is hosting an exciting in-person event for all cybersecurity…

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Webinars July 29 2024

Specula: A Red Team Chronicle

Microsoft Outlook is often used as the primary email client in corporate environments, making it a high-value target for threat actors. Any potential to…

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Webinars July 24 2024

Ask Me Anything: Remediation

Join the TrustedSec Remediation Team as they discuss how to prioritize and identify deficiencies in your cloud platform and examine best practices to harden…

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Blog July 18 2024

What is Your Compliance Kryptonite?

Have you ever felt frustrated about security compliance? Well, you're not alone. We've all got some kind of 'Kryptonite' when it comes to Compliance. I asked…

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Webinars July 17 2024

Effective Security Logging: What and How to Monitor for Security Issues

In today's digital landscape, understanding what to log and how to effectively monitor these logs is crucial for maintaining robust security defenses. Often,…

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Blog July 16 2024

Technical Analysis: Killer Ultra Malware Targeting EDR Products in Ransomware Attacks

This post was written by John Dwyer, Director of Security Research at Binary Defense, and made possible through the contributions of TrustedSec Senior Research…

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