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 an 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 Secure Singapore 2017 Singapore, Singapore
Mar 13, 2017 -
Mar 25, 2017
 

Training Event
SOS SANS October Singapore 2016 Singapore, Singapore
Oct 24, 2016 -
Nov 6, 2016
 

Training Event
SANS London 2016 London, United Kingdom
Nov 12, 2016 -
Nov 21, 2016
 

Training Event
SANS Southern California - Anaheim 2017 Anaheim, CA
Feb 6, 2017 -
Feb 11, 2017
 

Training Event
SANS Pen Test Austin 2017 Austin, TX
Mar 27, 2017 -
Apr 1, 2017
 

Training Event
SANS 2017 Orlando, FL
Apr 7, 2017 -
Apr 14, 2017
 

Training Event
SANS Security West 2017 San Diego, CA
May 11, 2017 -
May 16, 2017
 

Training Event
SANS San Francisco 2016 San Francisco, CA
Nov 27, 2016 -
Dec 2, 2016
 

Training Event
SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2016 Washington, DC
Dec 10, 2016 -
Dec 17, 2016
 

vLive
Online
Dec 6, 2016 -
Jan 26, 2017
 

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