Anuj Soni is a Senior Incident Responder at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he leads forensic, malware, and network analysis efforts to investigate security incidents. Since entering the information security field in 2005, Anuj has performed numerous intrusion investigations to help government and commercial clients mitigate attacks against the enterprise. His malware hunt skills and technical analysis abilities have resulted in the successful identification, containment, and remediation of multiple threat actor groups. Anuj has analyzed over 400 malware samples to assess function, purpose, and impact, and his recommendations have improved the security posture of the organizations he supports.
Sought after as a technical thought leader and adviser, Anuj excels not only in delivering rigorous forensic analysis, but also in process development, knowledge management, and team leadership to accelerate incident response efforts. Anuj shares his knowledge and experience often by teaching for SANS and presenting at events including the U.S. Cyber Crime Conference, SANS DFIR Summit, and the Computer and Enterprise Investigations Conference (CEIC). He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds the following certifications: GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
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"Anuj is by far the most upbeat instructor. The excitement in class is infectious."- Divyashree Joshi, DIRECTV LLC
"I value the time Anuj takes to make sure each student is progressing." -Shaun Gatherum, NuScale Power
"He's very well spoken and very knowledgable. He kept us on task and any sidebars were related to info being taught." - Ryan Gibson, Qualcomm
Anuj was recently interviewed at the SANS Cyber Defense Initiative event in Washington, DC. Please take a moment to view his interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zF_8jbo7fTI&feature=youtu.be&a
|FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques||GREM|