About Aaron "dyn" Grattafiori

Aaron makes bad things happen to good software. He performs security assessments and penetration testing for everything from networks, web and mobile applications to building automation systems, slot machines and vehicles. He also helps direct security research as one of two research directors in iSEC's San Francisco office, and has spoken at several hacker cons.
Jun 09, 2015

What is “Penetration Testing or Pentesting?”

By | June 9th, 2015|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security Awareness 101|

The following is a guest post from career white hat hacker Aaron "dyn" Grattafiori. Far more exciting than the ballpoint variety, modern pentesting encompasses an extremely wide range of operations by a single person or team to do one thing: break in. This may include security audits, analysis, discussions, scans, stealth attacks, phishing [...]

Jun 02, 2015

What is “Hacking?”

By | June 2nd, 2015|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security Awareness 101|

The following is a guest post from career white hat hacker Aaron "dyn" Grattafiori. In the purest form, hacking is a mindset about pushing the envelope of what is thought as possible. For a given target, it's not "bending the spoon" in The Matrix, but realizing there is no spoon. Great hackers [...]

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