Oddvar Moe

Senior Security Consultant


Oddvar has worked in the IT industry since 1999. Initially, he began as a consultant, helping a variety of public and private clients to implement Microsoft technology, before he sharpened his focused on security in 2012 as a malware reverser at a Security Operations Center. Since 2013, Oddvar has worked as a dedicated penetration tester. Oddvar has also taught many different courses and has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer. Within Microsoft technologies, Oddvar has expertise in products such as Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, AppLocker, System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, Active Directory, Group Policy, Microsoft Exchange, Windows operating system, and Remote Desktop Services.

Education & Certifications

Microsoft MVP, GIAC GPEN, Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator

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Industry Contributions

Oddvar is an active blogger and speaker. He has spoken at conferences such as DerbyCon, IT DEV Connections, HackCon, Nordic Infrastructure Conference, and Paranoia. Oddvar also started the LOLBAS project and maintains the Ultimate AppLocker bypass list. Oddvar loves to research stuff and he has uncovered many different persistence techniques, code execution techniques, UAC bypasses, and AWL bypasses—he was even acknowledged for the discovery of CVE-2017-8625. Oddvar has been awarded the Microsoft MVP award for Data Center Management in the specialties of Enterprise Security since 2016, due to his community contributions.

Passion for Security

Oddvar is a technically oriented person who has a burning passion for security.

Recent Blog Posts

Red Teaming With Cobalt Strike – Not So Obvious Features

Since beginning work as a red teamer almost two years ago, I’ve had to learn a lot of new information and tooling. I had never worked with Cobalt Strike before and there were features not obvious to me until I had used it for a while and gained some experience with it. This post will...

Microsoft MVP Awards 2020

Who are MVPs? According to Microsoft, “Most Valuable Professionals, or MVPs, are technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community.” For more information on this award, visit the Microsoft MVP Overview page. Two members of the TrustedSec team are celebrating being recipients of the award from Microsoft—and both have received the honor in...

Breaking Typical Windows Hardening Implementations

In this post, I will go over some hardening configurations that are typically set in Group Policy settings and ways to bypass them. It is important to remember that hardening configurations can be a whole series of different settings. For this post, I am showing only a few specific settings, meaning that if these were...
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Recent Webinars

Unleashing the Power of AppLocker: How to Get Started and Go Beyond the Basics

Join Senior Security Consultant and Microsoft MVP Oddvar Moe in a two-part webinar series as he walks through how to get started with AppLocker, go beyond the standard setup, and effectively harden the Windows client configuration. The webinar will detail...
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Recent Podcasts

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