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Dave Shackleford

Dave Shackleford is the owner and principal consultant of Voodoo Security and a SANS analyst, senior instructor, and course author. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and network architecture and engineering, and is a VMware vExpert with extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. He has previously worked as CSO for Configuresoft, CTO for the Center for Internet Security, and as a security architect, analyst, and manager for several Fortune 500 companies. Dave is the author of the Sybex book Virtualization Security: Protecting Virtualized Environments, as well as the coauthor of Hands-On Information Security from Course Technology. Recently Dave coauthored the first published course on virtualization security for the SANS Institute. Dave currently serves on the board of directors at the SANS Technology Institute and helps lead the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance. Dave earned his MBA from Georgia State University.

Online options available. Train from any location.

Upcoming Courses Taught By Dave Shackleford
Type Course / Location Date Register


SANS 2020
Virtual - US Eastern
Apr 5, 2020 -
Apr 9, 2020

SANS Amsterdam May 2020
Virtual - Central European Time
May 11, 2020 -
May 15, 2020

May 27, 2020 -
May 28, 2020

Training Event
SANS London June 2020
London, United Kingdom
Jun 1, 2020 -
Jun 5, 2020

Training Event
Washington, DC
Jun 15, 2020 -
Jun 19, 2020

Training Event
SANS Prague August 2020
Prague, Czech Republic
Aug 10, 2020 -
Aug 14, 2020

Training Event
Sep 20, 2020 -
Sep 24, 2020


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