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Josh Deen

Security Consultant

EXPERIENCE
Josh Deen was a mathematics educator for 14 years before making the transition to Information Security. His security experience before TrustedSec was in vendor risk management, vulnerability management, security operations, identity management, and cloud security. While working at TrustedSec, Josh has been involved in purple team engagements and Project Impede, as well as leading external and internal penetration tests.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Master of Arts, Mathematics Education, National Louis University
  • CompTIA Security+
  • GIAC Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN)

PASSION FOR SECURITY
Josh became interested in Information Security as a mathematics teacher. Josh realized that his unique ability to explain difficult concepts to varied audiences and his dedication to doing the right thing for the right reasons positioned him perfectly for a role in Information Security. Josh’s passion for security is displayed by his dedication to helping others understand the why behind doing the right thing, thus helping organizations increase their enterprise security buy-in and maturity. Josh also enjoys helping security practitioners flesh out their ideas into mature and actionable products.

Featured Blogs And Resources

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

Blog January 18 2024

Engagement Guide: How to Prepare for Your Purple Team

After performing many Purple Team engagements with organizations ranging from large enterprise networks to small-to-medium-businesses, we've found that the…

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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 | June 25 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter Member Meeting June 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter June 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 June 19 2024

Ask Me Anything: Software Security

While many are confident in the security of their software, absolute protection is never guaranteed. Attackers' toolkits are growing, and those who don't keep…

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Blog June 18 2024

Tips and Tricks on Creating Your First Conference Talk

Have you ever attended a security conference (or any conference for that matter) and thought about giving a presentation yourself, but don't know where to…

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News June 12 2024

Cleveland.com - Ransomware attacks cost cities millions. Will Cleveland face the same fate?

During the first eight months of last year alone, ransomware attacks on local and state governments in the U.S. grew by 51% over the same period in 2022.…

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News June 12 2024

WKYC - Cleveland City Hall to Reopen Amid Cyber Investigation

Cleveland City Hall is set to reopen after shutting its doors for two days after a cyber incident. Advisory Solutions Director Alex Hamerstone spoke with WKYC…

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News June 11 2024

Government Technology - Investigation Underway After Cleveland ‘Cyber Incident’

Cleveland officials aren’t saying much about a “cyber incident” that closed City Hall on Monday, leaving residents in the dark about what sensitive information…

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Blog June 11 2024

Hands On with Chip Off Non-Volatile Memory

1.1 Introduction - Why We're HereWelcome to a deep dive into desoldering Non-Volatile storage chips! At the time of publishing, this is a recreation of my own…

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