Rendition’s team of professionals possess an array of experiences and credentials from the National Security Agency (NSA), United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), and Department of Defense Intelligence Community (DoD-IC). Many of our technical staff are former nation-state operators, who bring a unique perspective and level of skill to our security solutions and assessments. Rendition’sPrincipals are not only practitioners, but also instructors with internationally recognized industry bodies and organizations including: The Sysadmin, Audit, Network, and Security (SANS) Institute; Information Systems Security Association (ISSA); FBI InfraGard; and Department of Defense (DoD). Rendition employs consultants throughout the United States, and we serve a global clientele. Adaptability is a benchmark of Rendition’s success and our proven leadership, perseverance, and results make Rendition Infosec the best choice to win in today’s business climate.
Jake Williams is a computer science and information security expert, U.S. Army veteran, certified SANS instructor, and course author. Jake has over a decade of experience in secure network design; penetration testing, incident response, forensics, and malware reverse engineering space. He is a former Network Exploitation operator with the DoD where he is one of less than 15 people to date who have earned the designation of ‘Master CNE Operator’. Leveraging experience and insight with advanced persistent threats help Jake “think like the attacker” and determine the attacker’s likely hiding spots.
Brandon McCrillis is a Cyber Security professional, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and former U.S Air Force Government Civilian. He is a former Network Exploitation operator with the DoD, Senior Technical Lead for Computer Network Exploitation (CNE), and Team Lead while standing up U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber Mission Forces. Brandon has led a team of over 150 of multi-disciplined cyber operators, to conduct more than 10,000 operations globally, and now assists organizations, of all sizes and verticals, to better understand business risks and build industry-leading information security programs.
Jonathan Ham is a network forensics and defensive cyber operations expert with more than two decades in the field. Jonathan literally wrote the book on network forensics (as well as the first mainstream instruction on the topic), based on his experience advising in both the public and private sectors, from small startups to the Fortune 50, the U.S. DoD across multiple forces, and several other U.S. federal agencies. As a Principal Instructor with the SANS Institute, he instructs hundreds of students annually on network intrusion detection, security operations, and perimeter defense.
Brice Self is a Cyber Security professional, specializing in physical security, social engineering, wireless (802.11) security, incident response, malware analysis, and digital forensics. Prior to joining Rendition Infosec, Brice served in the U.S. Navy where he acquired his network security specialties, extensive tactical training, and tradecraft. Brice has also shared his cyber security experience speaking at numerous conferences and continues to share his experience with his local Cyber Security community.
Mark Pavelchak is an accomplished U.S. Navy veteran with a strong focus in Digital Forensics and Incident Response. As a former Digital Network Exploitation Analyst, Mark was instrumental in the prosecution of high priority targets and the creation of standards for cyber network operations. Working as a Media and Malware Analyst, Mark participated in multiple cyber tactical team missions while conducting forensic investigations throughout the fleet. Within Mark’s current role, Mark focuses on removing and mitigating threats in client environments while attempting to restore business operations as fast as possible.
Barry Foss is a Cyber Security professional and US Navy veteran specializing in offensive operations. As a former Network Operator and Senior Technical Lead with the DoD, Barry has led teams in conducting over 10,000 cyber operations across the DoD and US Cyber Command.
Matthew Corby is an accomplished Cyber Security Professional and Air Force veteran with a strong emphasis on Cloud and Infrastructure security. Before working for Rendition, he was a member of Microsoft's Detection and Response Team providing Incident Response services to customers all around the world. Prior to working for Microsoft, Matthew was a Computer Network Exploitation Operator with the DoD performing operations in support of strategic foreign intelligence goals. During his time within the Air Force, Matthew was also a member of a Special Operations communications team supporting operations world wide with Radio, Satellite, and Information Systems. Within his current role, Matthew is focused on helping customers mitigate on-going threats in their businesses while also helping them restore operations to normal as quickly as possible.