Bryan Simon is an internationally recognized expert in cybersecurity and has been working in the information technology and security field since 1991. Over the course of his career, Bryan has held various technical and managerial positions in the education, environmental, accounting, and financial services sectors. Bryan speaks on a regular basis at international conferences and with the press on matters of cybersecurity. He has instructed individuals from organizations such as the FBI, NATO, and the UN in matters of cybersecurity, on three continents. Bryan has specialized expertise in defensive and offensive capabilities. He has received recognition for his work in I.T. Security, and was most recently profiled by McAfee (part of Intel Security) as an I.T. Hero. Bryan holds 13 GIAC Certifications including GSEC, GCWN, GCIH, GCFA, GPEN, GWAPT, GAWN, GISP, GCIA, GCED, GCUX, GISF, and GMON. Bryan's scholastic achievements have resulted in the honour of sitting as a current member of the Advisory Board for the SANS Institute, and his acceptance into the prestigious SANS Cyber Guardian program. Bryan is a SANS Certified Instructor for SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style, SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender, SEC505: Securing Windows with Powershell and the Critical Security Controls, and SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations.
"Excellent breakdown of difficult concepts-great use of humor."- Steve Kirchmyer
"Really like the example stories. They help illustrate the point of each lesson very effectively." - Kevin Westbur, I.D.A.
"As a former educator, I'm very impressed with Bryan." - Adam Austin, H-Bar Cyber Solutions
"Bryan is a tremendous instructor, one of the best I have had in over 30 years in the IT field. He is able to hold my attention throughout, and he brings real-world experience." - Alan J. Cutler, Westat