Joe is a recent graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BS/MS in Computing Security. He has worked with organizations in both the private and public sector performing jobs ranging from systems administration to cybersecurity research in multiple domains. His interests lie in penetration testing and offensive security, especially with regards to networking devices like routers and firewalls.
During his time at RIT, Joe has been active within the university's various cybersecurity organizations: RITSEC (formerly the RIT Cybersecurity Club (RC3) and the Security Practices and Research Student Association), and the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition team as a competitor and as an assistant coach. He has helped run the Information Security Talent Search from 2017-2019 as the networking lead, and has participated in RITSEC's red team focusing on network device exploitation for the same time period. Joe has also held the Offensive Security Certified Professional certification from Offsec since December 2016.