Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

Cybersecurity Consulting

Penetration Testing

Technology Advisory


Financial Services

George Jouldjian



Professional Overview

George has 21 years of experience as an IT Security Professional and works with customers in a variety of industries to analyze and improve their overall security posture through penetration testing and threat assessments. He advises organizations on cyber incident response and provides comprehensive cybersecurity consulting services. Before joining Elliott Davis, George conducted network and application penetration tests for customers worldwide, including Fortune 500 companies, and conducted Internet of Things (IoT) security reviews for commercial devices.

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Qualified Security Assessor (PCI QSA)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP)
  • eLearnSecurity Certified Penetration Tester eXtreme (eCPTX)
  • eLearnSecurity Web application Penetration Tester eXtreme (eWPTX)
  • GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
  • GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN)
  • GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
  • GIAC Mobile Device Security Analyst (GMOB)
  • Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)
  • Master of Science, Information Systems and Technology Management with specialization in Information Assurance and Security, Capella University
  • B.S., Computer Science, San Diego State University

Professional Affiliations

  • GIAC Advisory Board Member
  • FBI InfraGard Member

Authored by George Jouldjian


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Sep 05th, 2023

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Jan 10th, 2023

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Things to consider in the wake of the…

Dec 15th, 2021

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Assessing Defense in Depth

Mar 08th, 2021

Internal Network Penetration Testing Why would an organization want to conduct an internal penetration test? Our penetration testing team hears this question regularly when we…
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Who’s Watching Your Network?

Dec 08th, 2020

While conducting enterprise Cyber Security Assessments for customers, consultants at Elliott Davis find that many organizations are not monitoring their networks for system and security…
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