Barrett Darnell

Barrett Darnell is a Principal Security Engineer on the Intuit Red Team, a vital part of the organization that protects Intuit and customers from all forms of cybercrime. Intuit is the global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. With SANS, Barrett is the course author of SEC565: Red Team Operations and Adversary Emulation.

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Prior to Intuit, Barrett was a Managing Senior Operator at Bishop Fox, a security firm providing professional and managed services to the Fortune 1000, global financial institutions, and high-tech startups. Barrett was a technical lead for the Continuous Attack Surface Testing (CAST) Managed Security Service. Prior to going to Bishop Fox, he served as an exploitation operator in the US Department of Defense's most elite computer network exploitation (CNE) unit. As a top-rated military officer, Barrett led an offensive operations team in the US Air Force's premier selectively-manned cyber attack squadron.

Barrett holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Washington State University and a Master of Science in Software Engineering from the University of West Florida. In addition Barrett also holds various industry certifications including the GXPN, GPEN, GREM, GWAPT, GCED, GCIH, GCIA, GCTI, GMON, GAWN, GSEC, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Watch Barrett's SANS presentation about his new course:

Introducing SEC565: Red Team Operations And Adversary Emulation | SANS Webcast