Sean’s passion for Information Security started with a chance encounter with a well-known Penetration Tester while studying Management Information Systems at the University of Missouri – Saint Louis. After working as a Windows Administrator and then an Incident Responder while attending college, Sean broke into the InfoSec field as a penetration tester. Sean currently specializes in network penetration testing, password cracking, and social engineering at Parameter Security. He is well known in the Saint Louis InfoSec sphere for his profound desire to learn and spends his free time mentoring a handful of students in various IT related fields. Sean is an avid InfoSec conference participant and volunteer. He holds several industry certifications from CompTIA and ISC², and is currently working towards the coveted OSCP. He is also an author and Subject Matter Expert (SME) at Cybrary.IT where his goal is providing others with the resources and tools they need for their advancement in the InfoSec community.