Joe Gray joined the US Navy directly out of high school and served for seven years as a submarine navigation electronics technician. Joe is an enterprise security consultant at Sword & Shield Enterprise Security in Knoxville, Tennessee. Joe also maintains his own blog and podcast, Advanced Persistent Security. He is in the SANS Instructor Development pipeline, teaching SANS Security 504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling at the mentor level.
In his spare time, Joe enjoys attending information security conferences, contributing blog posts to various outlets, training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and flying his drone. Joe is in the inaugural winner of the DerbyCon Social Engineering Capture the Flag contest and was awarded a DerbyCon Black Badge.