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Instructors


Derek Hill

  • Mentor

Derek Hill has over 25 years of experience in IT and Information Security. He currently manages an Application Security Team and an Infrastructure Security Team (Blue Team) at HP Inc. in Vancouver, WA. His teams are responsible for ensuring that HPs internally developed applications are secure as well as the AWS infrastructure that is hosting these applications. Prior to his current position, Derek held IT management and technical roles at both large and small companies. In each role, he has focused on delivering excellent services, uptime and security for all the projects/staff he managed. Derek holds an MBA from Willamette University and an undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from Oregon State University. He has various security credentials including a CISSP and multiple GIAC certifications. Derek also served in the US Army, mastering jump school and being promoted to sergeant (E-5) in less than 2 years, working in power generation and equipment repair. Derek is a very technically savvy engineer with heavy focus on security, integration and service delivery. His education and experience bring an understanding of how technology can affect the business, both positively and negatively. He is an excellent leader and problem solver and prides himself on being able to help the business achieve their goals with the assistance of technology. In his current role, Derek works with about 30 different internal customers as well as senior management to ensure service offerings and deliverables align with the corporate mission and risk tolerance. Security is a very dynamic and fast-moving field. He stays current on new threats, trends and technologies through networking, research, training classes and conferences. Derek is an active member of ISSA and OWASP security organizations. Maintaining awareness and skill level allows him to better plan and prioritize future work inside a company. Derek is very driven and goal oriented and brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and interpersonal skills to a new opportunity.


Upcoming Courses Taught By Derek Hill
Type Course / Location Date Register

Mentor
Mentor Session Portland, OR
Jul 18, 2018 -
Sep 12, 2018
 

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