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Security West 2020

San Diego, CA | Wed, May 6 - Wed, May 13, 2020
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How to Hack the GIAC

  • Jonathan Ham
  • Sunday, May 12th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm

At SANS, we teach how to hack all the things. Hacking fundamentally entails an ethic of figuring out how a system works, and then leveling up to find a way to best it. The GIAC exams you face are another such challenge that can be approached with the hacker mind.

In this talk, Jonathan unpacks his lengthy experience with preparing for certification exams, with everything you need to consider from the time you leave class on Day 6, until the day you successfully pass your exam: what to study, when to study, where to study, how to study, and why. All the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) it takes to ensure success, in the most efficient way.

No guessing, no worrying, no cheating. Just winning.

Bonus Sessions

The following bonus sessions are open to all paid attendees at no additional cost. There are many different types of events that fall into these categories:

  • Special Events: SANS-hosted events and other non-technical recreational offerings. This category includes, but is not limited to, Receptions and Information Tables.
Thursday, May 7
Session Speaker Time Type
Welcome Reception & Early Check-In Thursday, May 7th, 5:00pm - 7:00pm Reception
Friday, May 8
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Bryan Simon Friday, May 8th, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
Saturday, May 9
Session Speaker Time Type
Coffee & Donuts with the College Students Saturday, May 9th, 7:30am - 9:00am Special Events