Board of Directors

Justin Searle - UtahSec Founder
Director of ISC Security, InGuardians

Justin Searle is the Director of ICS Security at InGuardians, specializing in ICS security architecture design and penetration testing.  He led the Smart Grid Security Architecture group in the creation of NIST Interagency Report 7628 and has played key roles in the Advanced Security Acceleration Project for the Smart Grid (ASAP-SG), National Electric Sector Cybersecurity Organization Resources (NESCOR), and Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP).  Justin has taught courses in hacking techniques, forensics, networking, and intrusion detection for multiple universities, corporations, and security conferences.  He is currently a Senior Instructor for the SANS Institute and a faculty member at IANS. In addition to electric power industry conferences, Justin frequently presents at top international security conferences such as Black Hat, DEFCON, OWASP, Nullcon, and AusCERT.  Justin leads prominent open source projects including the Control Thing Platform, Samurai Web Testing Framework (SamuraiWTF), Samurai Security Testing Framework for Utilities (SamuraiSTFU).  He has an MBA in International Technology and is a CISSP and SANS GIAC certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT), and GIAC Industrial Control Security Professional (GICSP).

Hyrum Mills - UtahSec President/Chairman of the Board; President, ISC2 Utah Chapter; Host, SL|CISO Forum
Cyber Chief Engineer, Northrop Grumman

Hyrum has a broad and deep information security and business background, with 21 years' experience leading and managing information security efforts in research, intelligence, defense, and healthcare. He has program/project management experience, including budget, schedule, and technical quality oversight, and has been recognized for his ability to lead highly diverse yet high performing teams. He has extensive systems and security engineering background: defining and designing systems, and developing technical specifications, policy, and processes for technical and human systems up to $300M+ scale, with a broad range of data sensitivities. He's a co-author of academic papers, periodically attempts to code in C/C++, Java, or Perl, and frequently can be found promoting participation in Cyber Patriot or mentoring CP students at Utah Military Academy in Riverdale, UT.

Seth Law - OWASP Salt Lake Chapter Leader; Co-host of Absolute AppSec (
Founder/Principal Consultant, Redpoint Security
Seth Law is an experienced Application Security Professional with over 12 years of experience in the computer security industry. During this time, Seth has been worked within multiple disciplines in the security field, from software development to network protection, both as a manager and individual contributor. Seth has honed his application security skills using offensive and defensive techniques, including tool development and research. Seth has been instrumental in applying these techniques to break and fix mobile applications, including iOS and Android applications. His understanding of the software development life cycle allows him to speak as a developer and to equate security issues to development tasks. In his spare time, Seth revels in deep-level analysis of languages and inherent flaws.

Mike Weaver - 801 Labs Board of Directors
Security Engineer, Stage 2 Security

Mike Weaver is a member of the 801 Labs Board of Directors. 801 Labs is a Salt Lake City based hackerspace created by local information technology, electronics, and information security enthusiasts. 801 Labs is a physical space designed to be a center for peer learning and knowledge sharing in the form of workshops, presentations, and lectures. We also offer regular activities to the community, where people can gather to work on their own projects, exchange ideas, and learn from each other. Since 801 Labs is intended to be a shared community resource, almost all of our events are free and open to the public.

Kevin Howard - Utah SAINT Committee
Sr. Sytems Security Engineer, CompuNet

Kevin currently serves as the Director of IT Security at FuzeNetwork. He is also the CEO and Co-founder of Ironclad IT, Inc. an IT security consulting company that specializes in bringing small and medium sized businesses back to the forefront of IT security. Kevin is a UtahSAINT conference committee member and has presented on a variety of network security topics for different conferences and organizations. He also participates in, and helps organize, many Capture The Flag (CTF) challenges throughout the year and is also a root member of the Defcon Salt Lake City Chapter - DC801.

Bryan Berry - ISACA Utah Chapter President

(Bio pending...)

John Brinkerhoff - ISSA Utah Chapter President

(Bio pending...)

Jeff Brohamer - InfraGuard Salt Lake City Chapter President
Director of Information Technology / HIPAA Security Officer, Sera Prognostics

Jeff is the president of the Salt Lake City chapter of InfraGard, a 501c3 partnership between the FBI and members of the private sector. The InfraGard program provides a vehicle for seamless public-private collaboration with government that expedites the timely exchange of information and promotes mutual learning opportunities relevant to the protection of Critical Infrastructure. With thousands of vetted members nationally, InfraGard's membership includes business executives, entrepreneurs, military and government officials, computer professionals, academia and state and local law enforcement; each dedicated to contributing industry specific insight and advancing national security.

Jeff is also the Director of Information Technology and HIPAA Privacy Officer for Sera Prognostics, a CAP & NY accredited lab that was founded to develop diagnostic tests for the early prediction of a woman’s individualized risk of premature birth, preeclampsia, and other pregnancy complications. Sera’s tests are designed to give women and their physicians the power and time to make a difference in maternal and newborn health with individualized treatment and care plans.

Dan Clayton - Advocacy Chair, Institute for Internal Auditors, SLC Chapter
Proprietor, Accountability Consulting

Dan is an independent management consultant with roughly 22 years' experience in governance, risk and internal control.  In addition to providing executive-level GRC consulting services, he also instructs and informs executives and corporate boards on accountability standards that aid in producing value adding trust. Dan brings both his own professional skills and his extensive network to bear on engagements, developing systems for governance, risk management and internal control as well as leveraging colleagues' complementary expertise in board and policy structure and executive decision making. An avid researcher, Dan excels at designing and implementing new governance and risk management models and methods that leverage emerging concepts and capabilities. He achieved early success designing audit models with PwC and Denver Health and Hospital and has continued to do so throughout his career, enhancing clients' revenues by millions of dollars as well as enabling cost recovery via fraud detection. Along with these significant internal audit achievements, Dan is also an author and editor, having served as a project manager, editor, and contributing author for the Internal Audit Foundation’s book Sawyer’s Internal Auditing: Enhancing and Protecting Organizational Value (7th Edition, 2019) as well as authoring various articles published in Internal Auditor, New Perspectives, and other industry magazines. Dan has also presented worldwide at various Internal Audit conferences.

Domini Clark - UtahSec's Resident Career Advisor and Recruiter
CEO, Blackmere Talent Recruiting

Domini is the founder and CEO of Blackmere Talent Recruiting, an infosec-oriented recruiting and staffing firm operating along Utah's Wasatch Front as well as in Idaho.  As Blackmere's CEO, she has over 20 years of technical and operational recruiting experience with Fortune 100 enterprises, emerging growth organizations and federal contractors. Blackmere specializes in providing executive and mid-level search solutions to organizations with concerns in cybersecurity, information assurance, national security, risk & privacy and innovative technology.  Domini routinely speaks at area conferences and workshops, sharing her knowledge and expertise in the extremely hot field of information security.

Brandon Greenwood - Co-Founder Emeritus, Utah Snort Users Group
VP, Security and Information Technology, Overstock

Brandon is a seasoned information security leader and strategist, skilled in business communications and operational management, with 20 years of experience and a demonstrated history of providing value in the computer and network security industry.  As the Vice President of Security and IT Operations at Overstock, he helps protect and enable an eCommerce retailer with ~$1.5B a year in revenue. In his dual capacities as a business executive and an infosec professional, he actively seeks out business capabilities and partners to deliver solutions that not only identify and resolve corporate challenges and provide cost savings but also offer competitive advantages, resulting in business impacts of upwards of hundreds of thousands of dollars per year.  Brandon's core competencies include technical expertise across information technology domains, risk management, negotiations, relationship management, operational efficiencies, team building, and planning and development.

Brandon currently serves as a Virtual Mentor and question writer for the SANS OnDemand program, and he co-founded and led the Utah Snort Users Group (USUG) until Cisco's acquisition of Snort and consequent closing of all Snort User Groups.  Brandon has presented on various security topics to several universities, user groups, law enforcement and other civic organizations. He has also earned multiple security industry certifications including the SANS GSE.

Sean Jackson
Senior Security Engineer, Solutionreach, Inc.

Sean came to Information Security in spite of a background in programming and QA, and has been actively involved in the Utah InfoSec “Scene” since 2010. He has been the secretary for the Utah chapter for ISC(2), an organizer for BSidesSLC, and spreads the gospel of UtahSec whenever he can. You can find him on the IRCs using the name “T4rku5”.  Sean enjoys playing the piano (classical, rock, jazz, latin salsa), and holds the CISSP and CEH certifications.

Neil Wyler - DC801 (SLC Area Defcon Group)
Threat Hunting and Incident Response Specialist, RSA Security

Neil R. Wyler is an Information Security Engineer and Researcher located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Neil is currently a Threat Hunting and Incident Response Specialist with RSA Security. He has spent over 15 years as a security professional, focusing on vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, physical security, and incident response. He has been a staff member of the Black Hat Security Briefings for over 14 years and a member of the Senior Staff at DEF CON for 17 years. Neil has spoken at numerous security conferences worldwide, including Black Hat, DEF CON, and the RSA Conference. He has been the subject of various online, print, film, and television interviews, and has authored several books on information security. In his free time, Neil keeps himself busy as a member of both the DEF CON, and Black Hat CFP Review Boards. Follow him on Twitter at @Grifter801.