Eric Capuano

IANS Faculty

Eric is a Director at LimaCharlie, focused on delivering a platform approach to Security Operations teams around the world. He is also founder and advisor to Recon InfoSec, a managed detection & response firm in Austin, TX. Previously, Eric served as a Cyber Warfare Operator for the Air National Guard and also built and operated multiple Security Operations Centers for public and private sector entities.
  • Security Operations
  • Detection Engineering
  • Digital Forensics & Incident Response
  • Identifying & Reducing Attack Surface
  • Purple Teaming & Control Validation

Achievements & Contributions

  • Certified SANS Instructor, Digital Forensics & Incident Response
  • Built and ran OpenSOC, one of the largest defensive focused CTF competitions in the world
  • Develops and delivers multiple SOC & IR trainings at BlackHat, WWHF, and various security conferences
  • Contributes to multiple open-source security projects such as Velociraptor, The Hive, KAPE, and others

Certifications & Credentials


Hobbies & Fun Facts

Eric enjoys spending time with his two amazing children who teach him new things every day.