Meet the sutrosec team 

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WHO WE ARE

 
 

SutroSec is founded on the idea that every organization has its own unique set of risks. Our services provide organization specific risk identification through highly skilled authentic scenarios. With a combined 40+ years of information security experience, our team of specialty trained professionals have background in government, financial, health care, retail, consulting, technology and start-ups. The SutroSec team understands each industry has its own unique set of security challenges and we have solutions.

 

The SutroSec Team

 
 
Devin Ertel | Managing Consultant   Devin Ertel is a seasoned information security leader with 15+ years of information security experience in industries that include the federal government, fintech, consulting, startups, and retail. Professional focal points include security architecture, risk, compliance, product security, security engineering, offensive security, incident response, privacy, and regulations.

Devin Ertel | Managing Consultant

Devin Ertel is a seasoned information security leader with 15+ years of information security experience in industries that include the federal government, fintech, consulting, startups, and retail. Professional focal points include security architecture, risk, compliance, product security, security engineering, offensive security, incident response, privacy, and regulations.

  
Pablo Vega | Managing Consultant   Pablo Vega is a Penetration Tester with more than 15 years of Security assessment experience. He previously held the position of Information Security Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco where he was tasked with detecting, investigating, and alerting intrusion attempts and/or compromises of our nation’s critical financial infrastructure. He was later promoted to the Penetration Testing team where he took part of and led security assessments against entire Branches of the Federal Reserve Bank system and the US Treasury. Pablo has worked at major SF tech companies.

Pablo Vega | Managing Consultant

Pablo Vega is a Penetration Tester with more than 15 years of Security assessment experience. He previously held the position of Information Security Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco where he was tasked with detecting, investigating, and alerting intrusion attempts and/or compromises of our nation’s critical financial infrastructure. He was later promoted to the Penetration Testing team where he took part of and led security assessments against entire Branches of the Federal Reserve Bank system and the US Treasury. Pablo has worked at major SF tech companies.

  
Peter Kacherginsky | Chief Research Officer   Peter leads a number of research and innovation efforts at SutroSec. During more than a decade in the security industry, he has pushed the envelope in the fields of cryptocurrency, malware reverse engineering, exploit development, penetration testing, and incident response. Peter developed a number of innovative tools such as FakeNet-NG, DNSChef, Password Analysis and Cracking Kit (PACK), and others. Many of these tools are included in Kali Linux and Remnux security distros. He also created IDA Sploiter which won the IDA Pro plug-in contest in 2014.

Peter Kacherginsky | Chief Research Officer

Peter leads a number of research and innovation efforts at SutroSec. During more than a decade in the security industry, he has pushed the envelope in the fields of cryptocurrency, malware reverse engineering, exploit development, penetration testing, and incident response. Peter developed a number of innovative tools such as FakeNet-NG, DNSChef, Password Analysis and Cracking Kit (PACK), and others. Many of these tools are included in Kali Linux and Remnux security distros. He also created IDA Sploiter which won the IDA Pro plug-in contest in 2014.

  
 
Vijay Bolina | Principal Consultant   Vijay Bolina is the Chief Information Security Officer at a global Financial Tech company based out of the San Francisco Bay Area where he leads security, production IT, and corporate IT teams that operate and protect the products and services of one the largest global prepaid and financial products network.

Vijay Bolina | Principal Consultant

Vijay Bolina is the Chief Information Security Officer at a global Financial Tech company based out of the San Francisco Bay Area where he leads security, production IT, and corporate IT teams that operate and protect the products and services of one the largest global prepaid and financial products network.

  
Daniel South | Principal Consultant   Daniel is an information security professional and researcher with over 8 years of experience. His work in the industry includes offensive assessments for federal government entities, consulting for small companies, and building out an offensive security program for a publicly traded company. He has contributed to many well known projects such as the Burp App store and onlinehashcrack.com. He believes thinking outside of the box and treating every situation as unique is the key to meaningful results.

Daniel South | Principal Consultant

Daniel is an information security professional and researcher with over 8 years of experience. His work in the industry includes offensive assessments for federal government entities, consulting for small companies, and building out an offensive security program for a publicly traded company. He has contributed to many well known projects such as the Burp App store and onlinehashcrack.com. He believes thinking outside of the box and treating every situation as unique is the key to meaningful results.

  
 
 
 

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