Founder, Blogger, & Podcaster, Advanced Persistent Security CISSP-ISSMP, GCIH, GSNA, OSWP
Joe Gray joined the U.S. Navy directly out of High School and served for 7 years as a Submarine Navigation Electronics Technician. In addition to offering Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) training through The OSINTion, Joe is currently a Senior OSINT Specialist at Qomplx, Inc. and previously maintained his own blog and podcast called Advanced Persistent Security. Joe is the inaugural winner of the DerbyCon Social Engineering Capture the Flag (SECTF) and was awarded a DerbyCon Black Badge. As a member of the Password Inspection Agency, Joe has won the Missing Persons CTF/OSINT Search party during DEFCON conference, placed 2nd in the HackFest Quebec Missing Persons CTF, and 5th in the Global Missing Persons CTF IV, all powered by TraceLabs, 2nd in the BSides Atlanta OSINT CTF, and 3rd Place in the 2018 & 2019 NOLACon OSINT CTFs. Joe has independently placed 2nd in the HackFest Quebec SECTF, 4th Place in the DerbyCon OSINT CTF, and 2nd Place in Hacker Jeopardy at Hack in Paris. Joe has contributed material for the likes of TripWire, AlienVault, ITSP Magazine, CSO Online, Forbes, and Dark Reading as well as his own platforms. Joe is the author of a few OSINT tools, such as WikiLeaker and the forthcoming tools DECEPTICON and INTERCEPTICON.