Instructors


Stephen Sims

Stephen Sims is an industry expert with over 15 years of experience in information technology and security. Stephen currently works out of San Francisco as a consultant performing reverse engineering, exploit development, threat modeling, and penetration testing. Stephen has a MS in information assurance from Norwich University and is a course author and senior instructor for the SANS Institute. He is the author of SANS' only 700-level course, SEC760: Advanced Exploit Development for Penetration Testers, which concentrates on complex heap overflows, patch diffing, and client-side exploits. Stephen is also the lead author on SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploits, and Ethical Hacking. He holds the GIAC Security Expert (GSE) certification as well as the CISSP, CISA, Immunity NOP, and many other certifications. In his spare time Stephen enjoys snowboarding and writing music.

Looking at everything I have learned from Stephen, I definitely feel I have gained an edge when it comes to the augmentation of my pentest skills. He made the impossible understandable and I am grateful for that. - Alexander Cobblah, Booz Allen Hamilton

Online options available. Train from any location.

Upcoming Courses Taught By Stephen Sims
Type Course / Location Date Register

Training Event
SANS London September 2017 London, United Kingdom
Sep 25, 2017 -
Sep 30, 2017
 

Summit
Pen Test Hackfest Summit & Training 2017 Bethesda, MD
Nov 13, 2017 -
Nov 20, 2017
 

Training Event
SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2017 Washington, DC
Dec 12, 2017 -
Dec 19, 2017
 

Training Event
SANS San Francisco Spring 2018 San Francisco, CA
Mar 12, 2018 -
Mar 17, 2018
 

OnDemand
Online
Anytime  

vLive
Online
Oct 17, 2017 -
Nov 22, 2017
 

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

Summit
Secure DevOps Summit & Training Denver, CO
Oct 10, 2017 -
Oct 17, 2017
 

Training Event
SANS Network Security 2017 Las Vegas, NV
Sep 10, 2017 -
Sep 17, 2017
 

Training Event
SANS Las Vegas 2018 Las Vegas, NV
Jan 28, 2018 -
Feb 2, 2018
 

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