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Patrick Mayo

Security Consultant

Prior to joining TrustedSec, Patrick performed penetration testing and security engineering for cloud security for multiple private companies and government organizations. Patrick has experience with securing and engineering cloud-native infrastructure to aid in meeting industry or regulation compliance requirements.


  • Master of Science: Information Assurance, University of Advanced Technology
  • GIAC Cloud Penetration Tester (GCPN)
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Offensive Security Web Expert (OSWE)
  • AWS Certified Security - Specialty
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Network+

Patrick is passionate about assisting clients transition to cloud-first solutions in order to help improve security, aid in operations, and meet organizational and regulatory requirements. He achieves this by securing automation and infrastructure components in cloud and on-premises environments and by understanding how exploits function and occur.

Featured Blogs And Resources

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

Blog June 15 2023

Control Tower Pivoting Using the Default Role

Introduction The cloud security landscape for AWS has continued to evolve each year to become a complex set of products and best practices with the goal of…

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Webinars June 22 2022

Penetration Testing Your Cloud Environment

Join Cloud Practice Lead Paul Burkeland and Cloud Security Consultants Edwin David and Patrick Mayo as they review the ins and outs of examining the security…

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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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