Joseph S. Testa II, Founder




As a seasoned security consultant, Testa brings over 15 years of experience to the business. He specializes in penetration testing, server & network hardening, source code auditing, and social engineering. A strong supporter of open-source technology, he is the author and maintainer of both the Bitclamp and SSH-MITM projects. In his spare time, he volunteers as a board member and the treasurer of BSides Rochester, a 501(c)(3) charity responsible for hosting an annual information security conference.

Prior to founding Positron Security, Testa excelled as a security researcher and vulnerability test programmer for Rapid7. He holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Security and Information Assurance from the Rochester Institute of Technology, along with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Computer Science from the University of Maryland at College Park.