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Dennis Shannon

Associate Security Consultant

EXPERIENCE
Dennis has worked in Information Security in both the public and private sector for over 5 years. He has a wide range of experience including policy creation and enforcement, systems administration, network administration, and end user technical support, and System Administration for a microelectronics manufacturing plant.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certification in Technical Competence in Network Systems Administration from Center of Applied Technologies North.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • UnallocatedSpace; A Non-Profit Hacker Space Based in Severn, MD
  • 2016 – 2018: Member/Keyholder
  • 2018 – 2020: President

PASSION FOR SECURITY
Dennis has been an active member of the Information Security space since he was very young. He started learning about technology by disassembling any-and-all electronics he could get his hands on. He later became the leader of his CyberPatriot Platinum team. From there, he then went on to become a two times SkillsUSA Regional and States Gold Medalist and National Competitor. While he was a senior in High School, he started working as a systems administrator within the DoD. Even during his full-time job, he continued his pursuit of knowledge in the world of microelectronics and SBC, Wireless exploitation, and electoral engineering. He finds joy in designing circuits and building electronic solutions for problems he would rather automate.

Featured Blogs And Resources

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

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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Blog April 04 2024

Observations From Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attacks

Since joining TrustedSec, I have gotten to work numerous cases, and each of them is like unraveling a mystery to get at the truth—especially the situations…

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News April 04 2024

Inc. Magazine - The Omni Hotel Cyberattack Shows the Kind of Chaos That Can Happen When You're Unprepared for a Hack

Why should businesses prepare for a cyberattack? "If you're dealing with an incident without having a retainer or without having a plan in place, it's…

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