Nikolas is a Sr. Security Consultant and Adjunct Professor of Cybersecurity focused on advanced adversary simulation, penetration testing, and vulnerability management. He has vast experience across many information security domains such as cyber-defense, cyber-risk, security strategy, offensive security, security awareness, and security operations.
Nikolas has worked at several organizations throughout San Diego and has been a consultant at PwC, Accenture, and Deloitte. He primarily lectures on ethical hacking, digital forensics, and information assurance. He has also sat on several information security panels, spoken at several information security conferences, and appears on local news outlets to discuss information security-related issues.
Nikolas received his M.Sc in information security from Royal Holloway, University of London and his B.A. in political science from UC, San Diego. He holds OSCP, CISSP, & CISA certifications.