RiaMaria | Security + Software

Software engineer for over 5 years. Security since 2015.

Maria has worked on APIs, worked with a monolith, microservices, and in between. Worked with payment gateways and implemented/maintained a subscription system. She is currently working in security and compliance, maintaining bug bounties, doing detective work, herding cats, and everything in between.

Aside from that, she enjoys a good conversation, gaming, cooking pasta, organizing, and taking care of herself.

Skills and Interests

  • Security and Compliance
  • PHP, GoLang, RDBMS
  • PCI DSS, GDPR, Information Security
  • API Development, Web Applications
  • Git, OOP, Scrum
  • Herding Cats, Being a People Person
  • Psychology, Behavioral Economics
  • Cooking Pasta, Tabletop Gaming

Fan of

  • Jaina Proudmoore
  • Incubus
  • Muse
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Bugcat Capoo
  • Stardew Valley

Currently At



as a

Senior Secure Application Engineer

since 2015

Member of

  • Toastmasters International
  • Women in Cybersecurity


AWS Security Fundamentals
Sumo Logic Pro User

Talk to Me

I would love to hear about speaking gigs and volunteer opportunities.

Kindly take note that I’m not looking for a new job at the moment.