What can you learn from someone who has been breaking into banks for 20 years? What if that same person is a globally respected ethical hacker and co-founder of a multi-disciplinary security company? What if that person goes by the nom de guerre of Freaky Clown?
A lot. A lot more.
We’re lucky he’s on our side…
About Freaky Clown
Freaky Clown (@_Freakyclown), aka FC, is a well-known ethical hacker and social engineer. He has been working in the information security field for over 20 years and excels at circumventing access controls. As an ethical hacker and social engineer, FC ‘breaks into’ hundreds of banks, offices and government facilities around the world for a living.
His work demonstrating weaknesses in physical, personnel and digital controls helps organizations to improve their security. FC is motivated by a drive to make individuals, organizations and countries more secure and better able to defend themselves from malicious attack.
FC has held positions in his career such as Senior Penetration Tester as well as Head of Social Engineering and Physical Assessments for renowned security companies. Having also worked as Head of Cyber Research for Raytheon Missile Systems, collaborating alongside intelligence agencies, he has cemented his skillset and knowledge whilst helping governments take correct courses of action against national threats.
Now Co-CEO and Head of Ethical Hacking at Cygenta, FC continues to perform valuable research into vulnerabilities.