Brandon Evans

Brandon is a Senior Application Security Engineer at Asurion. In this role, Brandon provides security services for thousands of his coworkers in product development across several global sites responsible for hundreds of web applications. This includes performing secure code reviews, conducting penetration tests, developing secure coding patterns, and evangelizing the importance of creating secure products.

Previously serving as a software engineer at Asurion, he worked on their Tech Expert service, which offers personalized help, guidance and tips across all of the customer's connected devices. Additionally, he has served as a Security Maven for Asurion since early 2018, where he has acquired his GSEC, GSSP-JAVA, GWAPT, and GPEN certifications, attended the 2019 AppSec California Conference, and won five Security Innovation Capture the Flag events, also placing second at their CTF at DEF CON 27. Prior to Asurion, Brandon was a developer for Smartvue Corporation, an Internet-of-Things video surveillance startup that has since been acquired by Johnson Controls.

In his spare time, he is also an Instructor at the Vanderbilt University Web Development Coding Bootcamp and a contributor to the OWASP Serverless Top 10 Project. Brandon has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Binghamton University, where he was also a competitive member of their debate team.

Here is What Students Say About Brandon Evans:

"I had the pleasure of attending SANS Sec540: Cloud Security and DevOps Automation training last week. It was the best training I've ever participated in! Brandon Evans is a brilliant instructor - if you see his name on a course, take it." - Jevon Wooden, Deloitte

"Great stories to pull in real-world use cases. Grounds concepts to how it impacts our companies." - Eric Poulin, General Electric

"Brandon was amazing and super helpful! Great experience and relevant stories helped drive home concepts. Can't wait for the next SANS." - John Thomas, Tanium

"Great personality, great to hear personal experience, well-done." - Sheri Young, CACI

Watch Brandon's archived webcast on Secure by Default? Scoring the Big 3 Cloud Providers

Watch Brandon present on 'Attacking Serverless Servers' from serverlessDays Nashville 2020.