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Nick Doerner

Security Consultant

Nick Doerner is a security consultant with over seven years of experience in penetration testing and social engineering. This experience has allowed Nick to work with a number of organizations in the medical and financial sectors to help secure their networks against malicious threats.


  • Associate of Science: Computer Forensic Sciences, Onondaga Community College
  • Bachelor of Science: Cybersecurity, Utica University
  • Master of Science: Cybersecurity, Utica University
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Nick is a Red Team member for CNY Hackathon, a small hacking challenge oriented towards student education in central New York. He is also a Red Team member for the C2Games national cybersecurity competition. Nick has spoken at different conferences such as Layer8Con and BSidesRoc.

Nick’s passion for security stems from bypassing security features on his high school’s network. He has always had a passion for learning new tools and techniques while trying to think like the bad guys. His number one objective is to aid in the overall security of his clients.

Featured Blogs And Resources

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

Blog January 18 2023

Major Conference Roundup: Perspectives from Defcon, RSA, Black Hat, Gartner, and more!

The 2022 conference schedule ramped up in the second half of the year, and as you might expect, TrustedSec both attended and spoke at many of them. Within our…

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Webinars January 19 2023

2022 Major Conference Roundup: Identifying Trends for 2023

Join TrustedSec panelists David Kennedy, Founder & Chief Hacking Officer; Alex Hamerstone, Advisory Solutions Director; and Nick Doerner, Penetration Testing…

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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 | July 30 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter Member Meeting July 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter July MeetupCome join us for our monthly meetup! The ISC2 Cleveland Chapter is hosting an exciting in-person event for all cybersecurity…

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Webinars July 29 2024

Specula: A Red Team Chronicle

Microsoft Outlook is often used as the primary email client in corporate environments, making it a high-value target for threat actors. Any potential to…

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Webinars July 24 2024

Ask Me Anything: Remediation

Join the TrustedSec Remediation Team as they discuss how to prioritize and identify deficiencies in your cloud platform and examine best practices to harden…

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Blog July 18 2024

What is Your Compliance Kryptonite?

Have you ever felt frustrated about security compliance? Well, you're not alone. We've all got some kind of 'Kryptonite' when it comes to Compliance. I asked…

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Webinars July 17 2024

Effective Security Logging: What and How to Monitor for Security Issues

In today's digital landscape, understanding what to log and how to effectively monitor these logs is crucial for maintaining robust security defenses. Often,…

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Blog July 16 2024

Technical Analysis: Killer Ultra Malware Targeting EDR Products in Ransomware Attacks

This post was written by John Dwyer, Director of Security Research at Binary Defense, and made possible through the contributions of TrustedSec Senior Research…

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