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Secure Japan 2020

Tokyo, Japan | Mon, Mar 2 - Sat, Mar 14, 2020
This event is over,
but there are more training opportunities.

SANS Secure Japan 2020 to Proceed with Appropriate Safety Measures.

We are currently planning to proceed with SANS Secure Japan 2020, running March 2 to March 14. The following two courses have been cancelled:

  • SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling
  • SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations

The remaining seven courses will run as scheduled.

Students to Receive Online Course Access Where Available

Registered students at SANS Secure Japan will also receive OnDemand access to their selected courses at no additional charge, except for students of SEC760 which is not available OnDemand. SANS OnDemand training format delivers SANS expert instructors, custom course content, hands-on labs, e-learning tools, subject-matter expert support, and archived lectures with unlimited course access for four months.

SANS is providing a number of training alternatives for students who are registered for courses that have been cancelled, or for others attending the event. Contact japan@sans.org for more information about these options.

At the Japan event, we will follow all protocols recommended by the Japanese government. We will be temperature screening and making available hand sanitizer and masks for event participants and SANS staff.

Anyone who is feeling unwell will be provided with a mask and be advised to promptly seek medical attention. SANS will provide access to the OnDemand version of their course, where available, to students who must leave the event early so that they can complete their training online.

SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style will be taught in Japanese using Japanese language course materials. All other courses will use English language course materials and be taught in English with simultaneous translation in Japanese.

Eric Johnson

Eric is a co-founder and principal security engineer at Puma Security focusing on modern static analysis product development and DevSecOps automation. His experience includes application security automation, cloud security reviews, static source code analysis, web and mobile application penetration testing, secure development lifecycle consulting, and secure code review assessments.

Previously, Eric spent 5 years as a principal security consultant at an information security consulting firm helping companies deliver secure products to their customers, and another 10 years as an information security engineer at a large US financial institution performing source code audits.

As a Certified Instructor with the SANS Institute, Eric authors information security courses on DevSecOps, cloud security, secure coding, and defending mobile apps. He serves on the advisory board for the SANS Security Awareness Developer training program, delivers security training around the world, and presents security research at conferences including SANS, BlackHat, OWASP, BSides, JavaOne, UberConf, and ISSA.

Eric completed a bachelor's degree in computer engineering and a masters degree in information assurance at Iowa State University, and currently holds the CISSP, GWAPT, GSSP-.NET, and GSSP-Java certifications.

"Eric was fantastic. Engaging, relatable, and available. I would take another course simply because he is teaching it." - Kevin Holleran, Four Winds Casinos


Eric Johnson Will Be Teaching the Following Course:

Secure Japan 2020 Instructors