Previous to his role at Research Innovations, Ben served in a variety of roles as a Cyber Warfare Operator in the United States Air Force with duties ranging from cyber operations to developing innovative capabilities for multiple Department of Defense partners. Additionally, for the past three years, he’s been a member of the Synack Red Team, helping secure numerous government and private sector assets. Outside of work, Ben enjoys giving back to the security community via open source development. He has contributed code to many open source projects such as Metasploit and is the author of feroxbuster, a fast, simple, recursive content discovery tool written in Rust. Ben has over 9 years of experience and has obtained the OSCP, OSCE, OSWE and GCIH certifications. He also holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from Dakota State University.