Erik loves explaining deeply technical concepts by using war stories, adding a few funny anecdotes here and there. As a testimony of his technical expertise, he has obtained the GSE, GCIA, GNFA, GPEN, GWAPT, GCIH, and GSEC certifications.
In addition to his work with SANS, Erik is the co-founder of Belgian cyber security firm NVISO, which focuses on providing high-end cyber security services, specializing in government, defense and the financial sector. Together with his team of 20+ technical experts, Erik delivers a wide array of technical security services, including penetration testing, security monitoring & incident response.
Prior to NVISO, Erik spent five years at Big 4 firm, starting as a junior penetration tester and evolving into a subject matter expert for the EMEA region.
A self-confessed speed walker, if you see Erik rushing around at a conference: feel free to stop him and say "Hi!"