Security West 2018

San Diego, CA | Fri, May 11 - Fri, May 18, 2018
This event is over,
but there are more training opportunities.

Due to high demand for Security training at SANS Security West 2018, the following courses will take place at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina: SEC503, SEC505, SEC542, MGT414, MGT512, and MGT517. The hotel neighbors the Manchester Grand Hyatt and is accessible from both Harbor Drive and the Bayfront. Courseware Distribution and Event Check-In for these six courses will take place at the Marriott Marquis San Diego on: Thursday, May 10 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday, May 11 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Badge and Courseware Distribution for these classes will only be available at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. We are hosting the "Welcome to SANS Talk" on the morning of Friday, May 11 at each venue but all additional SANS@Night presentations will take place at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Please check the schedule tab for the bonus sessions. We thank you in advance for your understanding.

David R. Miller

 David has been a network engineer, consultant, security designer and architect, author, and technical instructor since the early 1980's and has specialized in IT security and compliance work in the recent years. David is a certified instructor for The SANS Institute and has been an instructor with SANS since 2012. David is the lead instructor for the CISSP certification course, and his students consistently rate David's lectures as excellent. A recent survey showed that approximately 93% of the students attending his CISSP classes passed the very challenging 6-hour certification exam on their first attempt. David has lectured on information systems security, compliance, and network engineering to prestigious groups including The Smithsonian Institute, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Army Advanced Battle Command, the U.S. Navy Seventh Fleet, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Cisco Systems, Inc., Oracle Corporation, Symantec Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, and JP Morgan Chase & Co. Global Financial Services, to name a few. 

In addition to writing and lecturing, David routinely performs as an IT security and compliance consultant, performing gap analysis and remediation services largely focused in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS credit card data), and the Healthcare Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA - patients' medical information) for medical practices. He is a Qualified Security Assessor of PCI and a Microsoft Subject Matter Expert on the Windows Active Directory enterprise network operating system platform. He performs as a security designer and architect working with Dell SecureWorks security consulting. 

David is an author, a lecturer, and technical editor of books, curriculum, certification exams and computer based training videos. He has had ten books published to date, with five of them focused on IT security, and the others targeting enterprise level network engineering, network architecture, and operating system administration.

Here is What Students Say About David Miller

"David was awesome! He showed great depth of knowledge, and was able to convey that in easy to understand ways." - Kevin Spinnato, UPI


David R. Miller Will Be Teaching the Following Course:

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