Karim Lalji

Karim has over a decade of experience in information technology and information security along with a diverse background starting his career as a software engineer and sysadmin. Karim currently works as a Managing Security Consultant for TELUS, a large national telecommunications and business consulting company in Canada. His role is primarily focused on offensive security and penetration testing in addition to application security, security architecture, vulnerability management and social engineering. He has worked with many mid to large sized organizations in banking, health care, government and private sector.

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In addition to teaching for SANS, Karim is a post-secondary instructor at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Vancouver teaching undergraduate courses in information security.

Karim holds nine GIAC certifications including the prestigious GIAC Security Expert (GSE). He is also a candidate for the Masters of Science in Information Security Engineering program at the SANS Technology Institute.

Karim very passionate about all things security and enjoys sharing his experiences with others.