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Joe Sullivan

Joe Sullivan has over 20 years of experience in information security. Joe is a principal consultant at Rural Sourcing in Oklahoma City where he manages and develops the security consulting services and the teams that provide them. Over his career Joe has worked in incident response, penetration testing, systems administration, network architecture, forensics, and is a private investigator specializing in computer crime investigations.

Joe and his wife, Cathy, also operate Crossroads Information Security, which provides Service Now consulting, Virtual CISO, and defensive network security consulting.

Joe holds the following information security related certifications:
GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
GIAC Secrity Leadership (GSLC)
GIAC Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership (GSTRT)
GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
CNSSI 4012 Senior Systems Manager
CNSSI 4013 System Administration in Information Systems Security
CNSSI 4014 Information System Security Officer
NSTISSI 4011 Information Systems Security Professional
NSTISSI 4015 Systems Certifier

Joe is active in the Oklahoma City information security community and is the chapter leader of the Oklahoma City Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) chapter.

Joe teaches the following classes for the SANS Institute:

MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership
MGT512: Security Leadership Essentials For Managers

You can find Joe Sullivan's blogs online at:

Online options available. Train from any location.

Upcoming Courses Taught By Joe Sullivan
Type Course / Location Date Register

Training Event
Sep 28, 2020 -
Oct 2, 2020

Live Online
Aug 3, 2020 -
Aug 7, 2020

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