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Ryan Leese

Senior Security Consultant

EXPERIENCE
Ryan brings several years of penetration testing and vulnerability management experience built on a mixed history of administering Windows/Linux servers, enterprise VMware, and Cisco products. Ryan excels in web application penetration testing, providing knowledgeable application of advanced tactics to identify security issues in web applications and services. The use of test-driven Python programming to develop new toolsets and automate existing processes allows Ryan to deliver tremendous value.

PASSION FOR SECURITY
Before it was his job, security has long been a topic and hobby of great interest for Ryan, whether it was password cracking on his home computer, lock picking, or programming a robotic padlock brute-force program. Now, as part of the Information Security community, Ryan still holds this passion for helping others grow to be more secure.

Featured Blogs And Resources

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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

Cleveland.com - 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

CNBC - Concerns About Apple's AI

After Apple announced the integration of OpenAI, many are wondering if there is a cause for concern around data sharing. Founder and CEO David Kennedy spoke…

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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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Blog June 11 2024

Hands On with Chip Off Non-Volatile Memory

1.1 Introduction - Why We're HereWelcome to a deep dive into desoldering Non-Volatile storage chips! At the time of publishing, this is a recreation of my own…

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