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Kevin Clark

Security Consultant

Kevin Clark is a member of the Targeted Operations team and has over five years of experience in penetration testing and offensive security roles. He has performed Red Team and penetration tests for large and small companies alike. Before TrustedSec, Kevin was a software developer focused on creating offensive security tools.


  • Certified Red Team Operator (CRTO)
  • Certified Red Team Lead (CRTL)
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

Kevin is a contributor open-source security tools such as Metasploit and PowerShell Empire. He is also a training instructor at industry recognized conferences such as Black Hat and DefCon.

Kevin maintains Ek47, an environmental keying payload encryptor for usage on Red Team engagements. He also maintains Badrats, a custom Command and Control (C2) tool designed for initial access.

Kevin loves to share his skills and knowledge in the information security community. Outside of work, he is an adjunct teacher at Century College in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. He also hosts and writes blog posts about security-related topics at

Featured Blogs And Resources

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

Blog January 24 2023

Operator's Guide to the Meterpreter BOFLoader

1.1      Introduction Recently, myself and a few friends decided to port my coworker Kevin Haubris' COFFLoader project to Metasploit. This new BOFLoader…

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Blog January 06 2018

Welcome to 2018! A Meltdown and Spectre Run-Through

Welcome to 2018! It’s only been a few days into the new year and we already have newly named bugs, thanks to the Google Project Zero, Cyberus Technology, and…

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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 - 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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