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Scott White

Director of Software Security

Scott White is the Director of Software Security for TrustedSec. He joined TrustedSec’s founder, David Kennedy, after years of working together in both global corporate and consulting environments. Scott’s expertise in application security and penetration testing stems from his years of experience ranging from help desk support and system administration to web development and penetration testing.

Scott has been called upon not only academically but also professionally by the FBI and the United States Secret Service as a subject matter expert. Scott has developed several application security programs for large international organizations. As the global application security team lead for a Fortune 1000 company, Scott performed several hundred web application security assessments, including both dynamic and static code analysis, dynamic testing, and reverse engineering. He was instrumental in developing the entire process, from secure design to developer education and awareness, secure coding practices, and to final approval reviews for production.


  • “Metasploit: The Penetration Tester’s Guide” - Technical Editor
  • “The Basics of Web Hacking” - Technical Editor


  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Ohio Northern University (with distinction)
  • Master of Science, Network Security, University of Advancing Technology (Summa Cum Laude)


  • DerbyCon - CTF Founder & Organizer, Trainer
  • Defcon 16 speaker
  • Numerous publications and presentations to local and national organizations such as OWASP, ISSA, FBI InfraGard, ISACA, AZSPF, SWSPF, etc.

Featured Blogs And Resources

Discover the blogs, analysis, webinars, and podcasts by this team member.

Blog November 17 2017

Full Disclosure: Authenticated Command Execution Vulnerability in pfSense

On 05/19/2016 Scott White of TrustedSec discovered an authenticated command injection vulnerability in pfSense. It was responsibly disclosed to pfSense…

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Blog September 13 2017

Ruby ERB Template Injection

Written by Scott White & Geoff Walton Templates are commonly used both client and server-side for many of today’s web applications.  Many template engines…

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Blog August 19 2015

Ashley Madison Hacked. Dump Released

Ashley Madison suffered a breach a number of months ago. The hackers called "Impact Team" stated that if Ashley Madison didn't shut down, it would expose the…

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Webinars June 03 2020

Seeing the Entire Software Security Picture

Join TrustedSec security consultants Scott White, Geoff Walton, and Rob Simon as they provide helpful resources, talk about some of their favorite exploits,…

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Training Resources May 02 2024

Actionable Purple Team Simulation Online Training (May 2-3)

Learn how to create specific detections to identify early Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) in our online course. Designed for those looking to improve their…

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Events TrustedSec HQ | April 30 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter Member Meeting April 2024

ISC2 Cleveland Chapter April MeetupCome join us for our April Meetup! Our Cleveland Chapter is hosting an exciting in-person event for all cybersecurity…

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Webinars April 17 2024

Enter the Sandbox: Impede Detection Platform v1.1 Release

Join us for our webinar with Director of Product Operations Ben Mauch, where you can get a look at the new Impede Detection Platform updates and the all-new…

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Blog April 16 2024

PCI DSS Vulnerability Management: The Most Misunderstood Requirement – Part 2

Risk RankingThis is part two (2) of a three (3) part series on PCI DSS version 4.0 requirement 6.3.1, for identification and management of vulnerabilities.…

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Events Kennedy Space Center, Florida | April 12 2024

Hack Space Con 2024

Founder and CEO David Kennedy is the keynote speaker at this year's Hack Space Con! We are also proud to sponsor this event.

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Podcasts April 12 2024

Security Noise - Episode 6.18

Careers in InfoSec: Where do you want to go today?

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