Nick Gilberti

Incident Response Consultant

Experience

Nick has a background in providing Digital Forensics and Incident Response services to under-served and under-equipped organizations, specifically state and local governments, as part of a not-for-profit. This experience spans from malware analysis to penetration testing, and everything in between. Nick also has experience performing forensic analysis in a law enforcement context, including testifying as a fact-witness in court.

Education & Certifications

B.S. Cybersecurity & Information Assurance, Minor in Computer Science

GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)

GIAC Defending Advanced Threats (GDAT)

GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)

GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN)

GIAC Web App Penetration Tester (GWAPT)

CompTIA Security+

Passion for Security

Nick’s passion for security is driven by curiosity and a desire to beat the bad guys. He enjoys diving deep into technical concepts to reveal and master the unknown and leveraging this knowledge to help organizations in need. Nick often spends his personal time writing code, testing open source solutions, and brushing up on forgotten skills.

Recent Blog Posts

RisingSun: Decoding SUNBURST C2 to Identify Infected Hosts Without Network Telemetry

Nearly three weeks after news regarding the widespread compromise of SolarWinds Orion customers became public, TrustedSec continues to receive inquiries from clients seeking more granular detail about the nature of the compromise. In most cases, clients have received a list of command and control (C2) domains from a major vendor and require assistance in investigating...
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SolarWinds Orion and UNC2452 – Summary and Recommendations

In the wake of recent revelations regarding a supply chain compromise of the SolarWinds Orion platform by a nation-state actor, and subsequent targeting of private sector and government organizations by said actor, the TrustedSec Incident Response team is releasing the following summary and guidance. This guidance reflects information from industry counterparts as well as recommendations...
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