Joseph Cortese is an accomplished cybersecurity leader with a unique and extensive background in DevOps, cybersecurity, and zero-day exploration. He is a Certified Ethical Hacker of mobile, embedded, wireless, and web-enabled devices and has over 12 years of specialized cyber experience in defense, healthcare, and retail industries. Cortese has also been a lead member of a Strategic Innovation Group focused on reverse engineering efforts that resulted in long-term funded government contracts. He's created marketable capabilities using Raspberry Pi & Arduino embedded boards, authored white papers, and offered training for clients and colleagues. He currently leads the Penetration Testing practice at A-LIGN.