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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 a Faculty Fellow 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.

Here is What Students Say About Stephen Sims:

"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 Amsterdam September 2018 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sep 3, 2018 -
Sep 8, 2018

Training Event
SANS Amsterdam May 2018 Amsterdam, Netherlands
May 28, 2018 -
Jun 2, 2018

Training Event
SANS London June 2018 London, United Kingdom
Jun 4, 2018 -
Jun 12, 2018

Training Event
SANS Network Security 2018 Las Vegas, NV
Sep 23, 2018 -
Sep 30, 2018

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

Training Event
SANS Security West 2018 San Diego, CA
May 11, 2018 -
May 18, 2018

Training Event
SANS San Francisco Summer 2018 San Francisco, CA
Aug 26, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018

Training Event
SANSFIRE 2018 Washington, DC
Jul 14, 2018 -
Jul 21, 2018



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