Sam Link

Principal Security Consultant


With nearly a decade’s worth of industry experience, Sam began his career in a defensive role as a Security Analyst and Domain Administrator for a Fortune 500. Gaining an understanding of the complex composition of a large enterprise environment allowed Sam to subsequently pivot into the consultatory profession. Sam specializes in the development of security applications, Active Directory, and demonstrating risk wherever it may exist.

Education & Certifications

  • B.S. Computer Science,
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Industry Contributions

Sam has contributed to open source projects and occasionally speaks at security conferences.

Passion for Security

Sam fundamentally enjoys solving complex problems in new ways. His creativity and appetite for continued learning drive his unremitting passion for security in an industry which continually provides new opportunities to learn, adapt, and overcome.

Recent Blog Posts

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Obsidian, Taming a Collective Consciousness

The Problem On August 05, 2021, a member of the Conti ransomware group leaked some of the group’s internal playbooks and technical documentation. Irrespective of any details surrounding the leak or its contents, the event itself prompted a more widespread examination of how teams’ maintain their operational playbooks and documentation. A tweet by Mubix came...
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Optimizing and Customizing Phishing Campaigns using Caddy

Introduction Over the past year, I’ve begun to regularly utilize a number of techniques designed to increase the overall sophistication of my phishing campaigns. What I ended up realizing was that while these techniques did, in fact, increase the volatility of my campaigns, they also added a significant amount of configuration, management, and system administration...
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