William Genovese

William Genovese

Restless learner, multi-certified Information Security consultant with some 20 years experience in the IT/InfoSec market. Providing leadership and expertise in the governance of security management frameworks to support global IT organizations, and network centers, including: Government, Municipalities, Transportation and Railway, SCADA, Medical, FINRA, and more both stateside and abroad at *Redacted*

Work History

Senior Security Consultant - Spirent Communications
- Red team/network penetration testing.
- IT/MSSP firm in Hartford, CT
Board Member - CyberSec Education
- Help coordinate and support local infosec classes and conferences. 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Co-Founder R00tCT
- Local CT tech group
Co-Founder NESIT
- Hackerspace, in Meriden, CT, a federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Co-Founder - BHaF Security
- Red team/network penetration testing.
Ex Blackhat
- Red team/network penetration testing for hire


  • Red Teaming, Purple Teaming, Vulnerability Management, DAST, Vulnerability Validation Compliance Audits, Penetration Testing, Configuration Assessment, Web Application Security, Password Auditing, Managing Phishing Exposure, Virtualization Security, Mobile Risk Management, Compromised User Credentials, PCI, HIPAA/HITECH, NERC, FISMA, USGCB, FDCC, NIST/SCAP, SANS Top 20, SOX, CIS
  • Panelist DEFCON 23 - 2015
    Speaker Defcon 26 - 2018
  • Speaker HushCon East - 2018
  • Founder/Speaker BsidesCT - 2011-Present
  • Former Contributor to Metasploit
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional
    (OSCP) License#: OS-101-04776
    (CRT & CPSA) Credential ID 74305178
  • Time Magazine Person of the Year 2006
  • Proficient in embedded software and design, and programming languages:
    MASM, Ruby, Perl
    Python, PHP, C, C++
    Bash, PowerShell,


Ethical Hacking/Pen Testing - 90%
Social Engineering - 85%
OSINT Analyst - 100%
Threat Intelligence Analysis - 85%
Coding - 75%
Phishing/Vishing - 85%

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