Phillip Wylie is a cybersecurity professional with over 18 years of experience, with over half of his career in offensive security. During his offensive security career, he has worked in consulting and as an internal pentesting resource for companies in the financial and consumer product industries. Phillip's offensive security includes penetration testing, application pentesting, and red teaming. He enjoys mentoring and educating others about pentesting during workshops at conferences and other events. His offensive security educator roles include community college adjunct instructor and curriculum and content creation. Phillip co-authored the book, “The Pentester Blueprint: Starting a Career as an Ethical Hacker” based on his conference talk on starting a career as a pentester and was featured in the “Tribe of Hackers: Red Team” book. He is a podcaster and the host of “The Hacker Factory Podcast”.