Breaking into Buildings, Getting Arrested, and Red Teaming (w/ Gary DeMercurio)

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Gary DeMercurio was arrested for breaking into a courthouse in Iowa.

Gary DeMercurio is a master at physical security. He breaks into buildings and tells the owners how he did it so they can improve their security posture. In 2019, he was arrested in Iowa after breaking into a courthouse. In this episode of Tuesday Morning Grind, Gary and Christian discuss how it all went down and lessons learned from the event. They also discuss some of the tactics used in physical penetration test engagement.

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Christian Hyatt

Christian Hyatt


Managing Director and Co-Founder at risk3sixty | Building Security, Privacy, and Compliance Programs