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Grant Codak

Grant Codak
Grant has over a decade of IT experience spanning a variety of domains with a focus on defensive security. Grant is currently a Cybersecurity Expert at TechGuard Security where he performs a wide variety of proactive security services, including penetration testing. He also holds the following certifications: CISSP, CEH, Security+, Network+, A+, and Metasploit Pro Certified Specialist. Recent responsibilities include, a Senior Web Security Engineer at a Fortune 50 organization along with a variety of application administration roles in security operations. His past project work includes, web tool development as well as firewall and web proxy migrations. Currently at TechGuard Security, Grant conducts audit control assessments, penetration tests, vulnerability assessments and social engineering exercises. Grant ties his knowledge together with his deep understanding of network operations and security architecture to deliver approachable report analysis to clients. Grant is also a nature enthusiast and enjoys mountain biking, hiking and kayaking.
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Exploiting the Content Filter

Ever wonder how that phishing email slipped by your state-of-the-art mail defenses? These days hackers find it’s not enough just to fool users with URL manipulation techniques. In the past, successful phishing campaigns might have yielded hundreds of...

Practice What you Breach - Incident Response Plan Basics

Plan to fail instead of failing to plan According to a November 2018 Gallup poll, 71% say they frequently or occasionally fear that computer hackers will access their personal, credit card or financial information. The best way to control fear, is to...

The OWASP CTF Results Are In!

Have you ever wondered how it would feel to turn evil for a few hours, legally of course? People from all over the St. Louis did just that on Thursday night. STL-OWASP & STL-Cyber hosted a Capture the Flag (CTF) event at the TREX building in downtown St....

Poisoning the Water Cooler

Have you ever showed up to your workplace and noticed someone new in a faraway corner cube diligently working with implanted earbuds and their eyes fixated forward on their workstation? What goes through your mind? Are they a new intern feverishly...

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