Skip to Main Content

Steve Maxwell

Senior Security Consultant

EXPERIENCE
Steve Maxwell has 25 years of technical experience ranging from software development to software quality, performance engineering, Information Security, and audit. Before TrustedSec, Steve performed a number of IT functions supporting security initiatives across multiple industries. He has presented to hundreds on topics of automation, performance engineering, and information security.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Utah
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Qualified Security Assessor (QSA)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE)
  • ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
  • CMMC Registered Practitioner

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

PASSION FOR SECURITY
Steve’s passion for security is in helping his clients to improve their security and in preparing them to be ‘the smartest in the room’.

Featured Blogs And Resources

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

Blog November 14 2023

Book Review - The Definitive Guide to PCI DSS Version 4

As a PCI QSA, I have answered numerous questions about the new PC DSS Version 4. With over 500 total controls, and at least 100 of them unique to this version,…

Read about this article
Webinars July 24 2019

Network Segmentation for the Rest of Us! How to get your segmentation project moving toward zero trust.

We will share information on both planning and execution to ensure a secure, efficient, and successful network segmentation process.

Read about this article
Blog March 30 2021

Strength Training With Transport Cryptology: Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, we explored objective standards for evaluating application cipher suites using the National Institute of Standards and…

Read about this article
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…

Read about this article
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

Read about this article
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…

Read about this article
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…

Read about this article
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…

Read about this article
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.…

Read about this article
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…

Read about this article

Empower your business through better security design.

Talk directly with our experienced advisory consultants to learn how we can help.