Meet our speakers …

Sean Metcalf, Trimarc Security

Sean Metcalf is founder and principal consultant at Trimarc Security (www.TrimarcSecurity.com), an information security consulting firm focused on improving enterprise security. He is one of about 100 people in the world who holds the Microsoft Certified Master Directory Services (MCM) certification, is a Microsoft MVP, and has presented on Active Directory attack and defense at BSides, Shakacon, Black Hat, DEF CON, and DerbyCon security conferences.

Sean has provided Active Directory and security expertise to government, corporate, and educational entities since Active Directory was released. He currently provides security consulting services to customers and regularly posts interesting Active Directory security information on his blog, ADSecurity.org.


Omar Santos, Cisco

Omar Santos is a Principal Engineer in the Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) within Cisco’s Security Research and Operations. Omar is an active member of the security community, where he leads several industry-­wide initiatives and standard bodies. Omar is often delivering technical presentations at many conferences and to Cisco customers and partners. He is the author of over a dozen books, video courses, and several other publications.


Lee Holmes, Microsoft

Lee Holmes is the lead security architect of Microsoft’s Azure Management group, covering Azure Stack, System Center, and Operations Management Suite. He is author of the Windows PowerShell Cookbook, and an original member of the PowerShell development team.


Jose Fernandez, CompSec Direct

Jose Fernandez is the President and owner of CompSec Direct. He is an InfoSec researcher with over 19 years of experience in the IT field. Jose specializes in InfoSec research by applying offensive methodologies towards practical defensive measures. Jose’s background in CNO, CND and engineering has allowed him to work in some of the most technically demanding environments throughout his career in both private and public sector. Mr. Fernandez is also a Veteran and PhD student pursuing his dissertation in application whitelisting.


Paul Coggin
Financial Institution

Paul Coggin is a Cyber Security Research Scientist for a financial institution. His expertise includes tactical, service provider, and ICS\SCADA network infrastructure attacks, and defenses, as well as large complex network design and implementation. His experience includes leading network architecture reviews, vulnerability analysis, and penetration testing engagements for critical infrastructure and tactical networks. Pauls’ experience includes teaching networking, hacking and forensics courses Internationally. He has a BS in Math\Computer Science, MS in Information Assurance and Security and a MS in Computer Information Systems. In addition he holds a number of network and security certifications.


Jared Haight

Jared Haight is a member of Microsoft’s WDG Red Team and has spent the last two years hiding his terrible social anxiety to try and give something back to the infosec community. This has led to him giving talks at DerbyCon, CarolinaCon, AppSec California, and various BSides as well as teaching classes on PowerShell and Pentesting at different venues. What he lacks in knowledge he makes up for with his self deprecating sense of humor and positive attitude.


… more to come.