Jake Williams

IANS Faculty

    Jake Williams is the Executive Director of Cyber Threat Intelligence at SCYTHE. Williams is a cybersecurity expert who has more than two decades of experience in secure network design, penetration testing, incident response, forensics and malware reverse engineering. He has worked with many government agencies in information security at federal, state, and local levels. Williams is an IANS Faculty Member and also works as a SANS Analyst. He is a prolific speaker on topics in information security and has trained thousands of people on incident response, red team operations, reverse engineering, cyber threat intelligence, and other information security topics. Jake is the two time winner of the DC3 Digital Forensics Challenge, a recipient of the DoD Exceptional Civilian Service Award, and is one of only a handful of people to ever be certified as Master Network Exploitation Operator by the US Government.

    Expertise
    • Incident Response
    • Digital Forensics
    • Threat Modeling
    • Penetration Testing
    • Security Architecture

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Two-Time Winner of the Annual DC3 Forensics Challenge
    • Speaker at information security conferences such as Black Hat, DEF CON, ShmooCon, RSA, and DC3
    • Designated a Master Computer Network Exploitation (CNE) Operator by the NSA
    • Former Vulnerability Analyst at US Department of Defense
    • Former Senior Systems Engineer at Dell Services

    Certifications & Credentials

    • MSIA, Information Assurance –Capitol College
    • GSE, GSNA, GCFE, GREM, GCWN, GCIA, GCIH, GPEN, GCFA, GXPN, GSEC –GIAC