Senior Information Assurance Consultant and Project Manager
Joshua Grove is an Information Assurance Consultant and Project Manager at TalaTek, LLC. He completed a Masters in Distributed Intelligent Systems at Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University in Russia, where he wrote his dissertation on using artificial neural networks to forecast audit results. Mr. Grove has more than four years of experience conducting C&As, ST&Es, and other forms of Information Assurance audits and reviews on various Department of Defense Information Systems across the globe. As a security reviewer, he completed detailed technical reviews of Apache, IIS, and other web servers, Oracle, MS SQL Server, and MySQL database reviews, and reviews of Windows servers and workstations and multiple UNIX servers. Mr. Grove earned EC Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) certification for penetration testing, and was also the instructor for the Windows Security class. Before his work as a security reviewer, he served as Submarine Warfare Officer on a nuclear submarine, supervising operations of the ship and nuclear reactor. Mr. Grove is CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) certified. He holds an MS in Distributed Intelligent Systems, an MBA from Capella University, and a BS in Computer Science from Virginia Tech.