Two weeks of training and 18 courses available at SANS Virginia Beach - Aug. 19-30. Save $350 thru 6/26.

Instructors


Matthew Toussain

  • Certified Instructor
  • Twitter: @0sm0s1z

Matthew Toussain is the founder of Open Security and a penetration tester with Black Hills Information Security. As an avid information security researcher, Matthew regularly hunts for vulnerabilities in computer systems and releases tools to demonstrate the effectiveness of attacks and countermeasures. He has been a guest speaker at many conference venues, including DEFCON, the largest security conference in the world. Matthew is an author of SEC460: Enterprise Threat and Vulnerability Assessment.


After graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he architected and instructed the summer cyber course that now trains over 400 cadets per year, Matthew served as the Senior Cyber Tactics Development Lead for the U.S. Air Force. He directed the teams responsible for developing innovative tactics, techniques, and procedures for offensive operations as well as for cyber protection teams (CPT). Later, as a member of the 688th Cyber Warfare Wing he managed the Air Force's transition of all 18 CPTs to fully operational capability. He earned his master's degree in information security engineering as one of the first graduates of the SANS Technology Institute and supports many national and international cyber competitions including the CCDC, Netwars, and the National Security Agency's Cyber Defense Exercise as a red team member and instructor.

"Matthew is a solid instructor and very engaging."- Charles Warnky, Exeter Finance

"I enjoyed the sessions, partially due to Matthew's enthusiasm." - Andrew Quant

"Good instruction, explanation, and 'real-world scenarios'. " - Robert Islas, Intel

Online options available. Train from any location.

Upcoming Courses Taught By Matthew Toussain
Type Course / Location Date Register

Training Event
SANS Rocky Mountain 2019 Denver, CO
Jul 15, 2019 -
Jul 20, 2019
 

Training Event
SANS San Francisco Summer 2019 San Francisco, CA
Jul 22, 2019 -
Jul 27, 2019
 

Training Event
Beta
SANS Boston Summer 2019 Boston, MA
Jul 29, 2019 -
Aug 3, 2019
 

Training Event
SANS Riyadh October 2019 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Oct 5, 2019 -
Oct 10, 2019
 

Training Event
SANS London November 2019 London, United Kingdom
Nov 11, 2019 -
Nov 16, 2019
 

Summit
Pen Test HackFest Summit & Training 2019 Bethesda, MD
Nov 18, 2019 -
Nov 25, 2019
 

Training Event
SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2019 Washington, DC
Dec 10, 2019 -
Dec 17, 2019
 

SelfStudy
Online
Anytime  

OnDemand
Online
Anytime  

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