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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 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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