Cyber Defense: Author - Danyell Shin

Q & A with James Shewmaker, Certified Instructor

Meet James Shewmaker.James Shewmaker is the founder of and principal consultant at Bluenotch Corporation in Long Beach, California, which provides customized security services focusing on investigations, penetration testing, and analysis. James authored and maintains the post-exploitation content in the SANS SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking course. Before becoming a SANS Certified … Continue reading Q & A with James Shewmaker, Certified Instructor


Protect Privileged AD Accounts With Five Free Controls

By: Erik Van Buggenhout (@ErikVaBU), SANS Certified Instructor &Co-Author of SEC599:Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses Once an adversary has obtained an initial entry point into your environment, they typically pivot around in the AD, looking to escalate their privileges further and eventually gain access to your crown jewels. One … Continue reading Protect Privileged AD Accounts With Five Free Controls


Q & A with Stephen Sims, SEC599 Co-Author

Meet Stephen Sims.Stephen Sims is an industry expert with over 15 years of experience in information technology and security. Stephen currently works out of San Francisco as a consultant performing reverse engineering, exploit development, threat modeling, and penetration testing. Stephen has a MS in information assurance from Norwich University and is a course author and … Continue reading Q & A with Stephen Sims, SEC599 Co-Author


Q & A with Eric Conrad, SEC530 Co-Author

Meet Eric Conrad. SANS Faculty Fellow Eric Conrad is the lead author of SANS MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification, and co-author ofSEC530: Defensible Security Architecture,SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operationsand SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking.He is also the lead author of the CISSP Study Guide Book, and theEleventh Hour CISSP: … Continue reading Q & A with Eric Conrad, SEC530 Co-Author


Q & A with Erik Van Buggenhout, SEC599 Co-Author

Meet Erik Van Buggenhout.Erik is the co-author of SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses.In addition to SEC599, Erik teachesSEC560 - Network Penetration Testing & EthicalHacking andSEC542 - Web Application Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking. He has been involved with SANS since 2009, first as a Mentor, working his way … Continue reading Q & A with Erik Van Buggenhout, SEC599 Co-Author