(Detroit) – Dylan Foos has joined The Mako Group as a Network Security Consultant – Penetration Tester. In this position, he will assist clients with identifying security holes within their external and internal networks, web applications, and other network attack vectors. These responsibilities include using tools, techniques, and tactics commonly deployed by malicious actors to assess the overall networks and potential weaknesses that may enable a security breach.
“As a recent graduate, Dylan has quickly obtained several key certifications and positioned himself as an expert in the industry, reinforcing his drive for success and commitment to the security industry,” said David Lefever, Chief Executive Officer, The Mako Group. “His desire to share his knowledge, provide a fresh perspective and his eagerness to learn new things is a perfect fit for our team.”
Foos is a graduate of Tiffin University in Ohio where he majored in Cyber Defense and Information Assurance and minored in B.C.J. Digital Forensics. Foos Co-Founded the Northwest Ohio ISSA Chapter which offers a network of 10,000 colleagues worldwide with support in managing technology risk and protecting critical information and infrastructure.
Foos has served as a true leader within the information security industry including participation and leadership in Defcon 419, Northwest Ohio ISSA, Tiffin University Cyber Program, Central Ohio ISSA InfoSec Summit, 614Con, Northwest Ohio ISACA and Tiffin University Hacking Club. He is well versed in the use of various software tools including, Burp Suite, Responder, Metasploit, Hashtopolis and Nmap.
Foos is currently certified in CEH, eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester (eJPT), and the A+ and is currently pursuing the Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP).
The Mako Group is a cyber risk management consultancy with offices in Chicago, Detroit, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis. The company specializes in cybersecurity, audit, risk and management advisory, and focuses on relationships, communication and strategic, individualized deliverables for their partners. By providing customized, high quality work using a combination of benchmarking and industry leading practices, The Mako Group reduces cyber risk while creating peace of mind.