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Shane Hartman

Principal Security Consultant

Shane has been working in computer technology and information security for over 20 years. Some of his recent work includes performing specialized incident analysis on the latest cybercrime activities, producing actionable threat intelligence.


  • BA, Business and E-Commerce, University of Phoenix
  • MS, Digital Forensics, University of Central Florida
  • Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP)


  • Tampa Bay Chapter of (ISC)²


  • Author, Android Malware and Analysis – 2014
  • BSides Tampa Presentation – Android Malware and Analysis – 2015
  • BSides Tampa Presentation – NFC Your Smart Phone’s Best Friend or Worst Nightmare – 2017
  • Video Course – Metasploit Unleashed – 2020
  • BSides Tampa Presentation – IOT Insecurities – 2022

Shane continually shares his industry knowledge through publications and public presentations. Additionally, he is a part-time adjunct professor at the University of South Florida, teaching classes such as Ethical Hacking and Digital Forensics.

Featured Blogs And Resources

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

Webinars July 27 2022

Adding Value to a Traditional Penetration Test

Join leaders from TrustedSec’s Advisory, Remediation, and Incident Response teams as they discuss where many programs go wrong, the consequences, and how to…

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Blog July 25 2023

Prefetch: The Little Snitch That Tells on You

Incident Response and forensic analysts use the contents of prefetch files in investigations to gather information, such as the source from which an executable…

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Blog February 07 2023

ESXiArgs: What you need to know and how to protect your data

Threat Overview Around February 03, 2023, a ransomware campaign called “ESXiArgs” emerged that targeted Internet-facing VMware ESXi servers running versions…

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Blog October 11 2022

Back to Basics: The TrustedSec Guide to Strong Cyber Hygiene—Part 2

In the first Back to Basics blog we discussed cyber hygiene and some fundamental security practices one can take to quickly assess their current cybersecurity…

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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 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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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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Events Pittsburgh, PA | July 12 2024

BSidesPGH 2024

TrustedSec is proud to sponsor and have a booth at this year's BSides Pittsburgh! Advisory Solutions Director Alex Hamerstone will be giving a talk "Why You…

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