Kirk Carter is a cybersecurity professional and penetration tester that is passionate about information security and teaching. A 13-year active duty US Army Veteran, Kirk currently serves as a technical training lead for his Army organization’s cyber operations platform and as a security consultant for Unveil Security Group. He also mentors cybersecurity program students as an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Central Florida. Previously, Kirk has led a threat emulation team to support blue team training events as well as a team lead on a threat hunting and incident response team. He frequently contributes to the information security community through his LinkedIn and has recently started a blog at https://cartercyber.com. He holds CISSP, OSCP, GDAT, GCIH, as well as other various SANS and CompTIA certifications. During his down time, he likes to spend time with his family, volunteers at the USWOA, enjoy outdoor sports activities, and plays the occasional video game.