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About us

Dedication. Expertise. Passion. Persistence.

We are a small, international team that can wear many hats and brings decades of experience to the table.

The team of Persistent Security Industries is continuously growing without losing touch with what brought us together in the first place: our passion for offensive security.

Red Team Lead

Nikos Laleas

  • Over 10 years in security as a professional

  • Specialties: Red Teaming, EDR evasion, driver abuse, phishing

  • TIBER experience

  • Bachelor in Physics and Master in Information Security

  • Solid knowledge in C, Python and C#.

  • I like networks and writing my own tools which I rarely share outside of my team.

  • First contact with security was circa 1999 with Sub7 and SoftICE


Adversary simulation

Michele Orrù

  • Over 15 years in security as a professional

  • Specialties: Phishing, Pen Testing, Red Teaming, Application Security Research, Source Code Audits and Bespoke Development

  • Solid knowledge of Golang, JavaScript, Ruby, Java, .NET

  • Co-author of the Browser Hacker’s Handbook  

  • Core developer of open source offensive tools like BeEF, Muraena and NecroBrowser

  • Co-founder of the offensive IT security conference WarCon

  • Presented at international IT Security conferences around the world such as OffensiveCon, HackInTheBox, KiwiCon, RuxCon, ZeroNights, OWASP AppSec, HackPra AllStars, InsomniHack and many others


Giuseppe Trotta

  • Over 10 years in security as a professional

  • Solid knowledge in Golang, PHP, C#, Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS

  • Specialties: Red Teaming, Phishing, Web and Infrastructure Penetration Testing, Secure Code Review, Web Reverse Engineering (JavaScript), OSINT

  • Open source development : Muraena, Necro Browser, JuicyPotato, Socks My VPN

  • Certifications Offensive Security: OSEP, OSWE, OSED, OSCP, ELearnSecurity (eCPPT, eWPT, eWPTX), Stanford University (Cryptography

  • Lead developer of the project & Hera Lab project

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