Justin Searle

IRL Name: 
Justin Searle

Justin Searle is a former Senior Security Analyst with InGuardians, specializing in the penetration testing of web applications, networks, and embedded devices, especially those pertaining to the Smart Grid. He led the Smart Grid Security Architecture group in the creation of NIST Interagency Report 7628 and currently plays 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). He has taught courses in hacking techniques, forensics, networking, and intrusion detection for multiple universities, corporations, and security conferences, and is currently an instructor for the SANS Institute.


He is a member of OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project).

He is one of the founders and lead developers of Samurai-WTF.

He co-leads open source projects including Middler, Yokoso!, and Laudnum.