Staff Brian Rea

Brian Rea

While paying the bills as a security auditor and penetration testing consultant with his firm, The CORE Group, Brian is also a member of the Board of Directors of the US division of TOOOL, The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers. Every year at DEFCON and ShmooCon Brian runs the Lockpick Village, and he has conducted physical security training sessions for Black Hat, The SANS Institute, DeepSec, ToorCon, HackCon, ShakaCon, HackInTheBox, ekoparty, AusCERT, GovCERT, CONFidence, the FBI, the NSA, DARPA, the National Defense University, the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, and the United States Military Academy at West Point.  Brian is a SAVTA certified safe technician and GSA certified safe and vault inspector.  His favorite Amendments to the US Constitution are, in no particular order, the 1st, 2nd, 9th, & 10th.

New Jersey Institute of Technology – Dual Major B.S. in STS/History, Summa Cum Laude
Lockmasters Security Institute – Certified GSA Inspector and Service Technician

US Military Academy at West Point – Training Course Instructor
US Naval Academy at Annapolis – Training Course Instructor
Black Hat – Speaker, Training Course Instructor
CanSecWest – Speaker, Training Course Instructor
DEFCON – Speaker, Head of Lockpick Village, Staff Goon
SANS Institute – Hosted Training Instructor
DerbyCon – Speaker, Training Course Instructor
DeepSec – Speaker, Training Course Instructor
ekoparty – Speaker, Training Course Instructor
FBI/Secret Service Joint Electronic Crimes Task Force – Guest Speaker & Trainer
HackInTheBox – Speaker, Training Course Instructor
HackCon – Speaker, Training Course Instructor
LayerOne – Speaker
ShakaCon – Speaker, Training Course Instructor
ShmooCon – Speaker, Head of Lockpick Village
ToorCon – Speaker, Training Course Instructor
National Defense University – Guest Speaker
University of Michigan – Guest Speaker

current work
The CORE Group – Co-Owner, Director of Education
The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers – Director

previous work
Doane Academy – Director of Technology
PhysioMetrics – Senior Network Engineer
OneHealthBank – Site Engineer
Computer Technology Institute – Department Head, Internet Technologies Division

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