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Chris Pizor

Chris Pizor is a civilian employee working for the U.S. Air Force as the lead curriculum designer for cyber warfare operations training.  Chris served on active duty in the USAF as a Network Intelligence Analyst before retiring in 2010. He was part of the initial cadre of the NSA Threat Operations Center and helped developed tactics to discover and eradicate intrusions into U.S. Government systems.  Chris has a total of 20 years working in the Intelligence Community with 12 years focused on Cybersecurity. Over the course of his active duty career, Chris received multiple individual and team awards.

Chris is passionate about security and helping others advance their security knowledge.  He is continuously researching and refining his own skills so he can prepare U.S. Airman and other professionals defend their vital networks and critical infrastructure. 

Chris earned a Bachelor's Degree in Intelligence Studies and Information Operations from the American Military University and a Master's of Science in Cybersecurity from University of Maryland University College.  He holds the GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GPEN, GXPN, GCFA, GISP, and CISSP certifications.  

When Chris isn't working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children, woodworking, and spending time outdoors.

Upcoming Courses Taught By Chris Pizor
Type Course / Location Date Register

SANS Automotive Cybersecurity Summit Detroit, MI
May 1, 2017 -
May 8, 2017

Threat Hunting and IR Summit New Orleans, LA
Apr 18, 2017 -
Apr 25, 2017

Training Event
SANS Pen Test Austin 2017 Austin, TX
Mar 27, 2017 -
Apr 1, 2017

Pen Test HackFest Summit & Training Crystal City, VA
Nov 2, 2016 -
Nov 9, 2016

Training Event
SANS Tysons Corner 2016 Tysons Corner, VA
Oct 22, 2016 -
Oct 29, 2016

*Course contents may vary depending upon location, see specific event description for details.