Jason Ashton is a Security Consultant at TrustedSec. He routinely performs internal, external, and wireless penetration tests for a wide range of customers, to include: finance, education, industrial, and corporate environments. He has worked in technology/IT for nearly 20 years, with a focus on information security for the past half decade. Jason’s extensive networking experience was developed over years of help-desk support, sysadmin, and PC repair technician, to name a few. As a systems integration engineer, he was responsible for the design and successful implementation of diverse systems, often deployed to varying sizes of customer networks.
Associates Electronic Engineering Technology, The University of Akron Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Volunteers at numerous local and national security conferences to include: DerbyCon, ShmooCon, CircleCityCon, and BSides Regularly contributes to open-source tools/projects.
Jason’s passion for security originated with physical security systems, where his duties included their engineering, deployment, and programming. While working at TrustedSec, Jason has provided additional perspective on these systems for their circumvention and ultimately better methods for secure installation. These interests carried over into Locksport, where he enjoys the challenge of lockpicking and physical lock bypass. In his spare time, he enjoys tinkering with all forms of technology and automation, to include a home lab environment.