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Sam Link

Principal Security Consultant

EXPERIENCE
With nearly a decade’s worth of industry experience, Sam began his career in a defensive role as a Security Analyst and Domain Administrator for a Fortune 500. Gaining an understanding of the complex composition of a large enterprise environment allowed Sam to subsequently pivot into the consultatory profession. Sam specializes in the development of security applications, Active Directory, and demonstrating risk wherever it may exist.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

  • B.S. Computer Science,
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Sam has contributed to open source projects and occasionally speaks at security conferences.

PASSION FOR SECURITY
Sam fundamentally enjoys solving complex problems in new ways. His creativity and appetite for continued learning drive his unremitting passion for security in an industry which continually provides new opportunities to learn, adapt, and overcome.

Featured Blogs And Resources

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

Blog September 07 2021

Obsidian, Taming a Collective Consciousness

The Problem On August 05, 2021, a member of the Conti ransomware group leaked some of the group's internal playbooks and technical documentation. Irrespective…

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Blog June 07 2018

Optimizing and Customizing Phishing Campaigns using Caddy

Introduction Over the past year, I’ve begun to regularly utilize a number of techniques designed to increase the overall sophistication of my phishing…

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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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