Jared Stroud is a Security Researcher who spends his days analyzing Cloud and Linux focused malware. At night he independently blogs about independent projects at https://www.archcloudlabs.com. Previously, Jared was a Security Engineer at the MITRE corporation where he worked on Adversary Emulation projects such as CALDERA and ATT&CK Evaluations. Outside of work he helps run Hack Fortress at Shmoocon and DEF CON and has given talks related to DIFR topics in the Linux domain. Follow him on Twitter @DLL_Cool_J.
Joe Gray, a veteran of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force, is the inaugural winner of the DerbyCon Social Engineering Capture the Flag (SECTF) and was awarded a DerbyCon Black Badge. Joe is the Founder and Principal Instructor at The OSINTion.
As a member of the Password Inspection Agency, Joe has consistently performed well in Capture the Flag events, specifically those involving OSINT. Examples include 2nd Place in the HackFest Quebec Missing Persons CTF and Winning the TraceLabs OSINT Search Party during DEFCON 28 (as a member of The Password Inspection Agency) and DEFCON 29 (as a member of The Federal Bureau of OH-SHINT). Independently, Joe placed 4th in the DerbyCon OSINT CTF and 3rd in the National Child Protection Task Force Missing Persons CTF.
Joe has contributed material for a variety of platforms such as Forbes and Dark Reading in addition to his platforms. Joe has authored the OSINT tools DECEPTICON Bot and WikiLeaker in addition to the forthcoming book, Practical Social Engineering, due in mid 2022 via NoStarch Press.
Tyler Hudak is the Incident Response Practice Lead for TrustedSec. He has over 20 years of real-world experience in incident handling, malware analysis, computer forensics, and information security for multiple organizations. Tyler has spoken and taught at a number of security conferences about topics ranging from incident response to penetration testing techniques.
Adam “Abe” Abernethy
Abe hacked all the things as a youngster, then spent 10 years in the Canadian Armed Forces in a variety of IT, Cyber and Intelligence roles. When he left the service he became the Network Security Manager for a large city for several more years. Along the way he’s delivered a variety of conference talks from cracking passwords to managing high-performing technical teams. He’s currently the Director of Professional Services & Training at Graylog.