Steven Hartz
Senior Security Consultant | Optiv
Steven Hartz is a senior security consultant in Optiv’s Threat Management practice specializing in Application Security. His role is to provide in-depth adversarial review services to Optiv’s clients with expertise in performing web application penetration tests, mobile application penetration tests, source code reviews and threat modeling assessments.

Prior to joining Optiv, he worked as a network penetration tester for the U.S. Department of Defense. In addition, he has performed assessments for Fortune 500 companies across many industry verticals, including Technology, Healthcare, Financial and Retail for both national and international companies.

Steven earned a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Michigan State University.

February 17, 2021

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