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Michael Bond

Security Consultant

Michael Bond has worked in offensive security for over four (4) years as an Internal Penetration tester and Consulting Penetration tester. Mike previously worked for a Cisco Value Added Reseller (VAR). He held positions such as Principal Architect and Professional Services Manager, where he designed and implemented Cisco Unified Communications, LAN/WAN/Wireless networks, and security solutions in both large and medium enterprise environments. Mike has over 26 years of IT experience.


  • Associate of Applied Science, Computer Information Technology, Cyber Defense, Tarrant County Junior College
  • Associate of Applied Science, Computer Science, Application
  • Development, Nashville State Community College
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Emeritus (CCIE #17963)


  • DC615
  • Nashville OWASP Chapter

Mike has developed several open source tools such as config-dump and VNUM. He has been a guest speaker for multiple Vanderbilt University Cybersecurity Boot Camps and internal events.

Mike’s passion for security started when he would perform best practice assessments for enterprise networks to find misconfigurations that could lead to a device compromise. This led him to move to offensive security, where he now enjoys compromising networks and providing guidance on how to protect networking devices from compromise.

Featured Blogs And Resources

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

Blog April 06 2023

Cisco Hackery: TcL Proxy

Since moving to an offensive security role, I have always wanted to use SSH port forwarding through a Cisco router during a Penetration Test. However, the SSH…

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Blog October 06 2022

Cisco Hackery: How Cisco Configuration Files Can Help Attackers Enumerate Your Network

1.0 Intro Prior to making a career change to offensive security, I spent over 15 years working for a Cisco partner designing and implementing enterprise 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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