Jonathan (Joff) Thyer is a Senior Security Consultant, Researcher, and Penetration Tester with Black Hills Information Security. Joff has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry as an enterprise network architect, network security defender, and information security consultant.
Joff has experience with intrusion detection and prevention systems, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, engineering network infrastructure defense (including Cisco ISE deployment), and software development. Joff has taught Mastering Packet Analysis and mentored SEC503 Intrusion Detection in Depth and currently teaches the SEC573: Python for Penetration Testers course for the SANS Institute.
Joff is also a co-host on the Security Weekly podcast, which features the latest information security news, research, interviews, and technical information.
Joff holds a B.Sc. in mathematics and M.Sc. in computer science. He holds the the GPEN: GIAC Penetration Tester certification.
Jonathan Thyer Will Be Teaching the Following Course:
Northern Virginia - Reston 2017 Instructors