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Cyber Defence Canberra 2019

Canberra, Australia | Mon, Jun 24, 2019 - Sat, Jul 13, 2019
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This event will feature SANS Community Night presentations or other bonus sessions, free to attend for the local information security community. For a full list of SANS Community Events in Australia, along with details and registration information, please visit www.sans.org/talks.

Please note that courseware for this event (mp3 files, applicable OnDemand bundles and GIAC exams) will be added to student accounts 7-10 days after the conclusion of the event.

G. Mark Hardy


G. Mark Hardy is founder and President of National Security Corporation. He has been providing cyber security expertise to government, military, and commercial clients for over 35 years, and is an internationally recognized expert and keynote who has spoken at over 250 events world-wide. He provides consulting services as a virtual CISO, expert witness testimony, and domain expertise in blockchain and cryptocurrency.

G. Mark serves on the Advisory Board of CyberWATCH, an Information Assurance/ Information Security Advanced Technology Education Center of the National Science Foundation.  Mr. Hardy is a retired U.S. Navy captain and was entrusted with nine command assignments, including responsibility for leadership training for 70,000 Sailors.  

A graduate of Northwestern University, he holds a BS in computer science, a BA in mathematics, a masters in business administration, a masters in strategic studies, and holds the GSLC, CISSP, CISM and CISA certifications.

Here is What Students Say About G. Mark Hardy:

"The instructor, G. Mark Hardy, is accomplished in his training techniques and fully knows the material." - Jim Savage, CBE Companies

"G. Mark is an amazing instructor! Extremely knowledgeable and entertaining!" - Anonymous

"Awesome instructor; this is my 3rd SANS class, and G. Mark is the best instructor I've had!" -  R. Westbrook, USAA


G. Mark Hardy Will Be Teaching the Following Course:

Cyber Defence Canberra 2019 Instructors