Who We Are

Some of the great people that work at RedTeam Security

Jeremiah Talamantes
Jeremiah Talamantes
President & Managing Partner

Jeremiah has been in the IT industry for nearly 20 years and is the creator of The PlugBot Research Project – a foray into the concept of a hardware botnet. He has a master’s degree in Information Security & Assurance and an executive business education from the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza School of Business. Jeremiah is an active security researcher and an adjunct professor at Norwich University, College of Graduate Studies in Information Security & Assurance. He is the author of The Social Engineer’s Playbook: A Practical Guide to Pretexting and has appeared on national TV news outlet, FOX News Live with Adam Housley. Additionally, he has been quoted and interviewed by CNN, Business Insider, Tech Insider, CIO Magazine, PenTest Magazine, POWER Magazine, LegalNews, Finance & Commerce and others.

Jeremiah was an accepted speaker at Hack In The Box (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Defcon 19 (Las Vegas, NV), Cyber Storm III (Zürich, Switzerland), Hack in Paris (Paris, France), TakeDownCon (Dallas, TX), High Tech Crime Investigation Association International Expo 2015 (Orlando, FL), Hack In Miami 2015 (Miami, FL) and NolaCon 2015 (New Orleans, LA). He is a CISSP, CCISO, CEH, CHFI, CCENT and a pretty swell guy.

Kate Talamantes
Kate Talamantes
Business Operations Director & Managing Partner

Kate has developed her business acumen over several years while she founded, ran and eventually sold her professional services company after 5 years in operation. She has a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communications, Business Administration and a master’s degree in Education from University of Wisconsin, River Falls.

Kate is a strong strategic business adviser with a knack for efficient operational tactics. As a co-owner, she assists RedTeam Security in virtually all aspects of business and finance. She also makes great Old Fashions for everyone in the office.

Ryan Manship
Ryan Manship
Security Practice Director

Ryan’s responsibilities include managing a team of ethical hackers, security testing, and providing security guidance to customers. Previously, Ryan led the Application Security program at Fair Isaac (FICO). His Bachelors of Science degree in Information Technology, from Minnesota State University Mankato (MNSU), focused on Networking and Security with minor studies in both Philosophy and Humanities.

If you’re ever in the mood to get smoked in a game of Settlers of Catan, he’s your guy. Ryan has appeared on ABC News, Business Insider, Tech Insider and has been quoted in Los Angeles Times, Bringmethenews and the Star Tribune. His certifications include CSF and GSEC.


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