Ending Soon: Get a MacBook Air or Surface Pro 7 with 5 or 6 Day Training - Best Offers of the Year!

SIEM Summit & Training 2019

Chicago, IL | Mon, Oct 7 - Mon, Oct 14, 2019
This event is over,
but there are more training opportunities.

Advisory Board

Josh AwaltJosh Awalt

Josh in an information security professional with over 10 years’ experience in the field. He has a wide range of experience in higher education and the healthcare industry. He currently holds over 30 industry certifications as well as a master’s degree in cybersecurity and information assurance.

Craig BowserCraig Bowser

Craig Bowser is an InfoSec professional with 18 years of experience in the field. He is a SANS Mentor for SEC555. He has worked as an Information Security Manager, Security Engineer, Security Analyst, and Information System Security Officer at the Departments of Defense, Justice, and Energy. Craig is a Christian, father, husband, geek, and scout leader who enjoys woodworking, sci-fi fantasy, home networking, tinkering with electronics, reading, and hiking. And he has a to-do list that is longer than the to-do time slots available.

Mick DouglasMick Douglas

Even when his job title has indicated otherwise, Mick Douglas has been doing information security work for over 10 years. He received a bachelor's degree in communications from Ohio State University. He is the managing partner for InfoSec Innovations.

Justin HendersonJustin Henderson

Justin has been in the Information Technology field since 2005. He has a high proficiency in technical platforms including operating systems, networking, security, storage, and virtualization but has also applied himself in governance, project management, as well as service management. Justin holds a Bachelor of Science in Network Design and Administration from Western Governors University and has over 40 certifications some of which are below: Networking - Cisco Certified Network Associate Virtualization - VMware Certified Professional 5 and VMware Certified Professional 5: Desktop Database - MySQL 5 Database Administrator Governance/Service/Project Management - Project Management Professional, ITIL Continual Service Improvement, Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control, Certified Information Security Manager Microsoft - Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional: Enterprise Administrator and Microsoft Certified Security Engineer 2003: Security Security - GIAC Penetration Tester, GIAC Windows Security Administrator Certification, Licensed Penetration Tester, Certified Ethical Hacker v5, Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator, EC-Council Certified Security Analyst, Tenable Certified Nessus Auditor, Certified Sonicwall Security Administrator, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Security+ Justin has also taught Network Security at Lake Land College. Some of his other achievements include mentoring individuals in the Information Technology field as well as developing the virtual dojo, a fully automated Cloud Computing solution showcase environment.

Dave HerraldDave Herrald

Dave is a technical information security professional with over 20 years of security and IT experience in the software, payments, and broadcast media industries. Dave currently works as a Principal Security Strategist at Splunk where he focuses on the Splunk Boss of the SOC(BOTS), performing research into adversary simulation for blue teams, training technical security teams around the globe, and helping Splunk customers implement advanced security use cases. Dave has worked in various information security roles including pre-sales engineer, strategic security consultant, penetration tester, hands-on security architect/engineer/analyst, and chief information security officer. Dave holds many security certifications including GIAC Security Expert (GSE) #79.

John HubbardJohn Hubbard

John is a dedicated blue-teamer and is driven to help develop defensive talent around the world. Through his years of experience as the SOC Lead for GlaxoSmithKline, he has real-world, first-hand knowledge of what it takes to defend an organization against advanced cyber-attacks and is eager to share these lessons with his students. As a SANS Cyber Defense curriculum instructor and course author of SEC455, John specializes in threat hunting, network security monitoring, SIEM design and optimization, and constructing defensive postures that allow organizations to protect their most sensitive data. Throughout class, he works with students to explain difficult concepts in relatable and clear language, illustrates important ideas with stories and demonstrations, and encourages students to push themselves beyond the limit of what they thought possible.
John holds an undergrad degree is in Electrical Engineering from Purdue and a masters degree in Computer Engineering, focusing on information security, from SUNY Binghamton. His past research spans from malware reverse-engineering to car hacking, mobile app security, and IoT devices. In his free time, John enjoys catching every infosec conference he can attend, FPV drone racing, coffee roasting, and slowly turning his home into a data center.

Roberto RodriguezRoberto Rodriguez

As a Senior Threat Hunter for SpecterOps, Roberto specializes in data analytics, threat hunting, and Incident Response. He is the author of the Threat Hunter Playbook and the HELK platform.

Austin TaylorAustin Taylor

Austin Taylor has an extensive background in Defensive and Offensive Cyber Operations and has performed incident response for some of the world's top Fortune companies. His expertise includes penetration testing, data science, threat hunting and User and Entity Behavioral Analytics (UEBA). He has taught data science courses for the last 3 years and is the author of "How to Build a World Class Monitoring System for Home, Small Office, or Enterprise Networks". In his off time, he teaches programming and conducts training at conferences. He currently serves as a Cyber Warfare Operator for the United States Air Force and is Director of Cybersecurity R&D at IronNet Cybersecurity. Austin holds multiple industry certifications including CISSP, GXPN, GMON, GCCC, GCIA, GCIH, GCPM, GSEC, GPEN, CEH, VCP, CCNA:Security.