Keith Palmgren is an IT Security professional with over 30 years of experience specializing in the IT Security field. He began his career with the U.S. Air Force working with cryptographic keys & codes management. He also worked in, what was at the time, the newly-formed Air Force computer security department. Following the Air Force, Keith worked as an Management Information Systems director for a small company before joining AT&T/Lucent as a Senior Security Architect working on engagements with the DoD and the National Security Agency. Later, as Security Consulting Practice Manager for both Sprint and Netigy, Keith built and ran the security consulting practice. He was responsible for all security consulting world-wide and for leading dozens of security professionals on many consulting engagements across all business spectrums.
For the last several years, Keith has run his own company, NetIP, Inc. He divides his time between consulting, training, and freelance writing projects. Currently, Keith is a Certified Instructor for the SANS Institute. In his career, Keith has trained over 10,000 IT professionals and authored more than twenty IT security training courses including the SANS SEC301 course. Keith currently holds eleven computer security certifications (CISSP, GSEC, GCIH, GCED, GISF, CEH, Security+, Network+, A+, CTT+).
Keith Palmgren Will Be Teaching the Following Course:
Security West 2014 Instructors