Pieter Danhieux is a certified instructor for the SANS Institute, teaching military, government, and private organizations offensive techniques on how to target and assess organizations, systems, and individuals for security weaknesses. He is also one of the founders of the security and hacking conference BRUCON in Belgium, where he has designed and run cyber-intrusion exercises (The Hex Factor) across Europe since 2009 together with a group of talented people.
Pieter has more than 10 years of experience in the cyber security space. He was one of the youngest persons ever in Belgium to obtain the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. He then obtained the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and the GIAC Certified Forensics Analyst program (GCFA) and is currently one of the select few people worldwide to hold the GIAC Security Expert (GSE) certification.
He currently works at BAE Systems Detica, an information intelligence company. Before that, Pieter worked for seven years at Ernst & Young in Europe and Oceania as one of their information security experts running a team of attack and penetration resources operating in the financial industry and telecommunication space.
SANS is by far the best hands-on training. Peter is very knowledgeable and knows how to transfer that to students. - Rob Brabers, Sincerus
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