San Francisco 2014

San Francisco, CA | Mon, Jul 14 - Sat, Jul 19, 2014
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Randy Marchany


Randy is the Chief Information Security Officer of Virginia Tech and the Director of Virginia Tech's IT Security Laboratory. He is a co-author of the original SANS Top 10 Internet Threats, the SANS Top 20 Internet Threats, the SANS Consensus Roadmap for Defeating DDoS Attacks, and the SANS Incident Response: Step-by-Step guides. Randy is currently a certfied instructor for the SANS Institute and joined SANS in 1992. He was a member of the Center for Internet Security development team that produced and tested the CIS Solaris, HPUX, AIX, Linux and Windows2000/XP security benchmarks and scoring tools. He was a member of the White House Partnership for Critical Infrastructure Security working group that developed a Consensus Roadmap for responding to the DDOS attacks of 2000. He has written or co-authored over 35 papers on cybersecurity.

He worked on the following SANS Institute's special projects and initiatives:

 - The SANS Institute's Secure Code project that developed a set of exams to test programmers' knowledge of secure coding techniques.
 - He is one of the founding members of the US Cyber Challenge (USCC). The USCC mission is to significantly reduce the shortage in the cyber workforce by serving as the premier program to identify, attract, recruit and place the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. Top scorers in national CTF competitions are invited to obtain intensive cybersecurity training at week long camps around the US.  He designs the curriculum for the USCC summer camps.

He is a member of the REN-ISAC (Research, Education, Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center) board. He is a member of the EDUCAUSE security task force focusing on risk assessment and security metrics and a member of its Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC).  He is member of the team that is building the Virginia Cyber Range (www.virginiacyberrange.org).  He is one of the founders of the Virginia Alliance for Secure Computing and Networking (www.vascan.org), a consortium of security practitioners and researchers from the major universities in Virginia.

He was a recipient of the 2016 Shirley C. Payne IT Security Advancement award, the 2000 SANS Institute's Security Technology Leadership Award, the 2003 VA Governor's Technology Silver Award, and a member of the team that won the EDUCAUSE Excellence in Information Technology Solutions Award in 2005. He is a co-holder of two cybersecurity patents.

He is acknowledged as one of the North American masters of the hammer dulcimer and is the author of the original theme song of National Public Radio's nationally syndicated radio program, "World Cafe". His band, "No Strings Attached" was nominated for or won "Indie" awards (independent record label's version of the Grammy) for Best Album (String Music) category in 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990.
 

Blog: http://randymarchany.blogspot.com


Randy Marchany Will Be Teaching the Following Course:

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