Meet The Cyber Sleuth Security Team

Chris Close

Chris Close has over 15 years of experience in IT solutions, cybersecurity, physical security, and customer service, and has a proven track record of success. Chris is a visionary leader who understands the constantly evolving threat landscape and the importance of staying ahead of the curve. In his current role as CEO of Cyber Sleuth Security, Chris leads our team of top-tier security professionals to deliver best-in-class solutions to our clients. He has dedicated his career to staying on the cutting edge of the industry and providing our clients with the most advanced and effective security measures.

Bryan Barnhart, GPEN & GCFA

Digital Forensics & Incident Response
In both the public and private sectors, Bryan Barnhart has more than 18 years of experience in information security and physical security. From small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises, he has conducted digital forensics and hacking investigations, insider threat investigations, Incident Response Plan building and testing, vulnerability assessments, and Red Team engagements. For businesses and law enforcement, Bryan has looked into data breaches, corporate hacks, identity theft, child abuse, and fraud. In addition, Bryan teaches private businesses and law enforcement agencies about all facets of cyber security and investigation.

Laurence Banville, Esq.

Cybersecurity Expert for Law
Laurence Banville has been a licensed attorney for over 13 years. His experience includes litigating cases on the defense and plaintiff side, and he has extensive experience in the area of practice management, which includes case management software, lead generation, and firm management. At Cyber Sleuth Security, Mr. Banville heads up our legal division and is well versed in the threats faced daily by law firms of all sizes. Mr. Banville speaks frequently to law firms about the protections they should have in place for their cybersecurity defenses, and is a regular contributor to various websites on practice management and specifically the topic of cybersecurity. 

Chris Tate

Chris Tate is an accomplished professional with over a decade of experience in teaching, special education, and cybersecurity. As head coach of the Garnet Valley High School Wrestling team, he has been instrumental in their success. Chris now leads the cybersecurity division at Cyber Sleuth Security, specializing in safeguarding educational facilities and school districts from digital threats, making him an invaluable asset to both the cybersecurity and educational communities. Learn more about Chris Tate.

Troy DeRosier

Virtual CISO
Troy DeRosier is a highly experienced cybersecurity professional with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He specializes in virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) services, having built several vCISO teams throughout his career. Troy leads the cybersecurity division for virtual CISO at Cyber Sleuth Security, where he provides tailored security strategies to help organizations mitigate risk and safeguard against cyber threats. His extensive knowledge and expertise make him a trusted advisor to businesses of all sizes and industries.

Sean Michaels

Lead Incident Response
Sean Michaels is a highly experienced cybersecurity expert with over 25 years of industry knowledge. He leads the incident response team at Cyber Sleuth Security and has extensive experience in responding to cyber hacks and identifying threat actors and their ransomware and attacks. He is dedicated to finding the best solution for his clients and ensuring their businesses remain protected from evolving cyber threats. Sean's expertise and dedication make him an invaluable asset to the cybersecurity industry and Cyber Sleuth Security.

Kartik Trivedi

CISSP, CISA, CISM, ISO 27001 Certified Professional, C-CISO & Author
Kartik Trivedi has 18+ years of experience helping organizations meet their security, privacy, and business needs by helping to define strategic goals, develop road maps for more functional, mature, and secure programs, address immediate issues, and drive implementation of practical security solutions. His focus areas include technical penetration tests, software security, code reviews and compromise assessments. Kartik has MBA and MS degrees along with several advanced security certifications. He is also the author/contributor for 4 publications - Hardening Code: Bulletproof Your System Before You Are Hacked, Hacking Exposed: Web Applications, Exploiting Software, and How to Break Web Security

Dr. Stephen Gershberg, DMD

Dr. Stephen Gershberg is a highly experienced expert in the dental and sleep medicine industry with over 30 years of experience. He is also an accomplished photographer and has held various positions throughout his career, including an associate professorship at Albert Einstein Healthcare Network. Currently, he leads the cybersecurity division at Cyber Sleuth Security, drawing on his vast expertise in both medicine and cybersecurity to protect medical facilities from cyber threats. Dr. Gershberg is a trusted leader in the field of healthcare cybersecurity, known for his passion for safeguarding patient data and medical systems.

Dr. Rob Cavoto

Dr. Rob Cavoto is a highly experienced chiropractor and cybersecurity expert with over 30 years of industry experience. He is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association and has built and operated a successful 7-figure chiropractic practice. Dr. Cavoto currently leads the cybersecurity division at Cyber Sleuth Security, where he and his team provide comprehensive cybersecurity services to chiropractic and pain management facilities across the country. His extensive experience in both fields makes him a valuable member of the Cyber Sleuth Security team, and he is widely recognized for his expertise and contributions to the industry.

Nick Thompson

Nick Thompson is an accomplished digital marketing professional with over 20 years of experience in e-commerce, website design, and search engine optimization. He has recently focused on the cybersecurity aspect of the industry, becoming an expert in protecting marketing and PR agencies from cyber threats. Nick leads the cybersecurity division at Cyber Sleuth Security and has helped countless businesses safeguard their digital assets. With his extensive experience and deep understanding of the digital marketing industry, Nick provides tailored cybersecurity solutions to meet his clients' needs.



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