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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 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 TrustedSec HQ | April 30 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter Member Meeting April 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter April 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 April 17 2024

Enter the Sandbox: Impede Detection Platform v1.1 Release

Join us for our webinar with Director of Product Operations Ben Mauch, where you can get a look at the new Impede Detection Platform updates and the all-new…

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Blog April 16 2024

PCI DSS Vulnerability Management: The Most Misunderstood Requirement – Part 2

Risk RankingThis is part two (2) of a three (3) part series on PCI DSS version 4.0 requirement 6.3.1, for identification and management of vulnerabilities.…

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Events Kennedy Space Center, Florida | April 12 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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Podcasts April 12 2024

Security Noise - Episode 6.18

Careers in InfoSec: Where do you want to go today?

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