Adam Todd

Senior Research Analyst

Experience

Adam is a Senior Research Analyst for TrustedSec’s Research and Development Team. He has over 10 years of experience in the computer security field with a diversified background. He started his journey as a penetration tester in the private sector, moved into developing offensive and defensive capabilities in the public sector, and finally got into forensic investigations and incident response before joining TrustedSec.

Education & Certifications

BS Computer Science from Michigan State University MS Information Assurance from the Air Force Institute of Technology GIAC Network Forensic Analyst (GNFA) GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN) GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

Industry Contributions

A. Todd, J. Benson, G. Peterson, T. Franz, M. Stevens, and R. Raines, “An Analysis of Forensic Tools in Detecting Rootkits and Hidden Processes,” in Advances in Digital Forensics III, Boston; Springer, 2007. A. Todd, R. Raines, R. Baldwin, B. Mullens, and S. Rogers, “Alert Verification Evasion Through Server Response Forging,” in Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection, Boston; Springer, 2007.

Passion for Security

Adam’s passion for computers and security came from a healthy diet of films as a child including The Matrix, Hackers, and Sneakers. Since then he has attempted to Hack the Planet using sshnuke, and, of course, my voice is my passport. Verify me.

Recent Blog Posts

Working from Home Tips for Script Kiddies

Working from home seems like a dream. What is everyone complaining about? I can’t think of anything better than working from my couch in my hoodie and boxers. I don’t have to make small talk. I don’t have to go outside. I can just sit by myself, crank out the code, and catch up on...
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Intro to Macros and VBA for Script Kiddies

Introduction Why can’t I pwn my friends anymore? It seems like all my Metasploit magic is getting caught—even my modified, secret-sauce payloads. DEP. ASLR. EDRs. Sandboxes. Whitelists. It’s no fun anymore! So, you thought you were a 1337 h4x0r? You thought you had mad ‘sploit-writing, shell-popping skillz? First, you learned Python (so easy), then C...
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