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Whitney Phillips

Security Consultant

EXPERIENCE
Whitney joined TrustedSec with 13 years of experience ranging from support tech and Blue and Purple team to, most recently, Red team with a primary focus in Mobile Application Penetration testing.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Information Security, ITT Tech
  • CompTia Security +
  • Part 107 Drone Pilot

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps (MiC3)

INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Speaker at DEFCon Security Conference
  • Speaker at GrrCon Security Conference
  • Speaker at CypherCon Security Conference
  • Speaker at Day of Shecurity Security Conference
  • Guest on TrustedSec Podcast
  • Podcast guest on Breaking into Cybersecurity
  • Volunteers as an incident responder for MiC3

PASSION FOR SECURITY
Whitney’s passion for security started early on in college but truly progressed in her position as a mobile application penetration tester. Her time in that role helped her develop a greater understanding of the importance of keeping applications secure, which in turn inspired a deeper passion for security.

Featured Blogs And Resources

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

Blog February 06 2024

A Beginner’s Guide to Mobile Application Testing

As consumers become more dependent on mobile devices, the need for application security has become more of a priority. In this blog post, I will discuss my…

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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

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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