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Punk Security

Daniel and Simon founded Punk Security in early 2021, and it continues to grow.

We are able to deliver a wide range of services due to our extensive network of security cleared consultants.

About Us





We’re a security company

Traditional security services

We offer the full range of traditional InfoSec services including security assurance, architecture reviews and vCISO.

Penetration testing and auditing

We perform full infrastructure and web application penetration testing, in both cloud and on-premise environments.

We’re a DevOps company

Any Cloud

We work with all major cloud platforms, allowing us to audit environments and build secure automation no matter which flavour you use.

Any Tool

We don’t just resell one vendor, we use the right tools to suit each client and we always ensure we build the simplest and most robust configuration.

We automate

We work with the leading automation orchestrators to eliminate repetitive tasks and promote robust processes.

We’re a DevSecOps company

We build security into automated pipelines

Todays application developers rely heavily on automation to rapidly implement fixes and features through delivery pipelines.

We enable our customers to build security gates into these pipelines, driving down risk at every step.

We understand the threat

We are experienced penetration testers and vulnerability researchers so we know a false positive from a real vulnerability.

We care

Open source developers

We contribute to existing opensource products and maintain two of our own. Check out pwnSpoof and SMBeagle

Community speakers

We regularly talk at major conferences such as DTX, @Hack and Blackhat

CTF contributors

We directly support CTF competitions like BSIDES to help inspire and train the next generation.

We aso run our own annual DevSecOps CTF to upskill the next generation

Our Team

Daniel Oates-Lee

- Co-Founder -

Daniel is one of the Punk Security Co-Founders and has over 23 years of commercial IT experience, with 17 years focused on cyber security.

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Simon Gurney

- Co-Founder -

Simon is one of the Punk Security Co-Founders and has over 17 years experience working within IT, primarily focused on automation and InfoSec.

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Melissa Gurney

- Technical Project Manager -

Melissa has worked in IT for 14 years, starting her career in the Royal Air Force and then transitioning to work on technical projects in UK local government. She is a keen project manager, a true believer in DevOps agility and a certified Scrum Master.

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Pete Holroyde

- Senior DevSecOps consultant -

Pete is our lead ASP.NET and .NET CORE full stack developer, with 22 years developer experience under his belt. Pete also performs our .NET / .NET CORE code reviews and web application penetration tests.

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Rachael Oates-Lee

- Sales Account Executive -

Rachael has a range of interpersonal skills with people and in-depth understanding of human psychology and behaviour. Rachael has a keen interest in OSINT and personal cyber protection.

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Brandon Hall

- DevSecOps consultant -

Brandon is an experienced DevSecOps consultant, beginning his career as a full-stack PHP and React.JS developer before quickly transitioning to DevOps and web app penetration testing.

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Alex Brozych

- DevOps consultant -

Alex is an experienced and enthusiastic developer, with an in-depth knowledge of both web and traditional programming languages.

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Victoria Kotwicki

- DevSecOps consultant -

Victoria is an experienced and enthusiastic developer, with a rich background as a Cyber Security Analyst.

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We use the right technology for each project, but maintain strategic partnerships to get the best for our customers.