Aaron James

Senior Security Consultant


Aaron is a Security Consultant with more than five years of experience in the Information Security field. Before joining TrustedSec, Aaron oversaw vulnerability management and security metrics programs in university and medical center environments, followed by several years of penetration testing in a consultant role. Aaron began his professional career as a member of the U.S. Army, serving five rotations to Iraq and Afghanistan as an infantryman with the 75th Ranger Regiment.

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science, Computing Security, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Passion for Security

Aaron’s passion for security developed from a love of practical and technical disciplines, the pleasure of circumventing controls with skill and knowledge, and a desire to defend those who cannot otherwise defend themselves.

Recent Blog Posts

Intro to Web App Security Testing: Burp Suite Tips & Tricks

A brief list of useful things we wish we had known sooner Burp Suite Pro can be complicated and intimidating. Even after learning and becoming comfortable with the core functionality, there remains a great deal of depth throughout Burp Suite, and many users may not stray far from the staples they know. However, after years...

Intro to Web App Security Testing: Logging

A Brief Look at Approaches to Logging and Pitfalls to Avoid TL;DR The Logger++ extension is a great tool for recording requests and responses across all of Burp Suite. However, it is important to ensure enough log entries are retained from the tools you expect and that logs are exported if you want to keep...
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Recent Podcasts

TrustedSec Security Podcasts

Download My Tesla Theme

January 30, 2023

Taken your Pulse Lately?

January 30, 2023

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