Ashley Pearson

Senior Security Consultant


Ashley has almost a decade of experience in the IT and DFIR fields. Prior to becoming a threat hunter, Ashley worked as a systems administrator where she oversaw security control implementations and enterprise vulnerability management programs.

She spent the past several years working in a Security Operations Center, focusing on Incident Response, threat hunting, malware analysis, and digital investigations.

She began her career as a member of the U.S. Air Force, and a majority of her experience is with the DoD.

Education & Certifications

BS – Cybersecurity and Information Assurance

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)

GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)

GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)


Passion for Security

Since a young age, Ashley has loved solving puzzles and figuring out how and why things work (or don’t work). While overwhelming at times, the ever-changing nature of the Information Security field is what continues to intrigue and engage her. For Ashley, there‚Äôs nothing more satisfying than being faced with a complex problem and spending hours (or days) taking a deep dive into a new issue to figure out the root cause and solution.

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