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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 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 Kennedy Space Center, Florida | April 10 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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Webinars March 06 2024

Ask Me Anything: Securing Defense Contracts Through CMMC Compliance

Join Chris Camejo, Practice Lead, Advisory's Compliance Services, and Rick Yocum, Managing Director of Advisory Services, for an ‘Ask Me Anything’ discussion…

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News March 01 2024

Forbes - How This Professional Hacker Built Two Cybersecurity Firms In His 30s

David Kennedy, the CEO and founder of TrustedSec, joins Rosemarie Miller on "New Money" to discuss his pivot from being in the U.S. marines to becoming a…

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News February 28 2024

WWL First News - A cyberattack has disrupted prescription drug orders around the country

Advisory Solutions Director Alex Hamerstone spoke with WWL New Orleans about the recent cyberattack that disrupted prescription drug orders around the country.

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Events TrustedSec HQ | February 27 2024

ISC2 February Member Meeting 2024

Join us at the TrustedSec HQ for the monthly ISC2 Cleveland Chapter member meeting!

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Blog February 27 2024

Weaponization of Token Theft – A Red Team Perspective

This blog is the start of several deep dives into the weaponization of token theft. The focus of this blog will be on conditional access around devices and…

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Podcasts February 23 2024

Security Noise - Episode 6.15

OSINT: Digital Detective or Cyber Stalking?

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News February 23 2024

WEWS - Cyberattack disrupts prescription processing at pharmacies

A cyberattack on one of the country's largest healthcare technology companies has caused some to pay for their prescriptions out-of-pocket. Advisory Solutions…

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