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Instructor Spotlight: 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 Instructor Spotlight: Stephen Sims, SEC599 Co-Author


Instructor Spotlight: Eric Conrad, SANS Fellow & 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 Instructor Spotlight: Eric Conrad, SANS Fellow & Author


Instructor Spotlight: 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 Instructor Spotlight: Erik Van Buggenhout, SEC599 Co-Author


Frequently Asked Questions - SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis

Frequently Asked Questions SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis What is the class about? Who should take the class? What is the class layout? I've been doing work in the field for a while. Will the course be valuable to me or is it going to be too basic? Is this course focused on … Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions - SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis


The 5 Biggest Mistakes Made During an OSINT Investigation

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Made During an OSINT Investigation By: Micah Hoffman (@WebBreacher) - SANS Certified Instructor I've learned that you can get better at something by learning from others' mistakes and misfortunes. When I was growing up, I watched America's Funniest Home Videos on TV. Nowadays, "fail" videos are all over the internet. We … Continue reading The 5 Biggest Mistakes Made During an OSINT Investigation