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Instructors


Erik Van Buggenhout

  • Certified Instructor

Erik Van Buggenhout is the lead author of SEC599 - Defeating Advanced Adversaries. In addition to SEC599, Erik teaches SEC560 - Network Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking and SEC542 - Web Application Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking. He has been involved with SANS since 2009, first as a Mentor, working his way to Community Instructor in 2012 and finally becoming a Certified Instructor in 2016.

Erik loves explaining deeply technical concepts by using war stories, adding a few funny anecdotes here and there. As a testimony of his technical expertise, he has obtained the GSE, GCIA, GNFA, GPEN, GWAPT, GCIH, and GSEC certifications.

In addition to his work with SANS, Erik is the co-founder of Belgian cyber security firm NVISO, which focuses on high-end cyber security services, specializing in government, defense and the financial sector. Together with his team of 20+ technical experts, Erik delivers a wide array of technical security services, including penetration testing, security monitoring & incident response.

Prior to NVISO, Erik spent five years at Big 4 firm, starting as a junior penetration tester and evolving into a subject matter expert for the EMEA region.

A self-confessed speed walker, if you see Erik rushing around at a conference: feel free to stop him and say "Hi!"


Upcoming Courses Taught By Erik Van Buggenhout
Type Course / Location Date Register

Training Event
SANS London February 2018 London, United Kingdom
Feb 5, 2018 -
Feb 10, 2018
 

Training Event
SANS Frankfurt 2017 Frankfurt, Germany
Dec 11, 2017 -
Dec 16, 2017
 

Training Event
SANS Munich March 2018 Munich, Germany
Mar 19, 2018 -
Mar 24, 2018
 

Training Event
SANS Gulf Region 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Nov 4, 2017 -
Nov 16, 2017
 

Training Event
New
SANS 2018 Orlando, FL
Apr 3, 2018 -
Apr 10, 2018
 

Training Event
Beta
SEC599: Defeat Advanced Adversaries San Francisco, CA
Jan 15, 2018 -
Jan 20, 2018
 

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