Joff Thyer

IANS Faculty

    Joff is a Security Analyst and Penetration Testerat Black Hills Information Security (BHIS). He has extensive experience covering intrusion prevention/detection systems, infrastructure defense, vulnerability analysis, defense bypass, source code analysis, and exploit research. He is also an Instructor at the SANS Institute where he primarily teaches the use of Python for information security purposes.

    • Penetration Testing
    • Red Teaming
    • Malware Development
    • Machine Learning and Data Analytics

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Co-host on the Security Weekly podcast
    • Speaker at information security conferences such as DerbyCon
    • Former Senior Security Consultant at NWN Corporation, a security innovation SaaS platform
    • Former Senior Network Security Architect & Pen Tester at University of North Carolina, Greensboro

    Certifications & Credentials

    • MS, Computer Science – University of North Carolina, Greensboro
    • BS, Mathematics – University of North Carolina, Greensboro

    Hobbies & Fun Facts

    When Joff isn’t working or co-hosting the Security Weekly podcast, he enjoys making music and woodworking.