Tim (lanmaster53) Tomes

Christian, father, husband, veteran, code slinger, aspiring difference-maker and hacking enthusiast.


  • Freelance Consultant
  • Founder, Practical Security Services
  • Independent Application Security Instructor
  • Certified: CISSP, CISA, GWAPT (expired), GPEN (expired), CEH (expired), CCNA Security (expired), MCSA (2003), Comptia A+ and Network+, blah, blah, why are you still reading this?


  • Co-founder of Proverbs Hackers, a community of Christian Information Security professionals who share a common thread of faith, fellowship and pwning.
  • Security Blogger. Most of my recent stuff is posted here, but I spent some time writing for SecurityWeekly as well. Regardless, links to all of my material can be found in the Archive.
  • Open source advocate. Creator and maintainer of the Recon-ng Framework amongst other things. See Projects for more information.
  • Curator of the AppSec Watercooler Slack channel.

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