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Patterson currently works in cybersecurity for Amazon Web Services. Prior to that he founded Haven Information Security, a boutique consulting services company, where he leveraged more than 20 years of experience in information technology and security.

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Patterson loves learning and loves the constant challenges and riddles of information security. He is passionate about tangible outcomes and forward progress, which is why he so enjoys teaching for SANS.

Patterson has a Bachelor of Science in IT Network Management and many industry certifications, including GXPN, GPEN, GWAPT, GCFA, GNFA, CISSP, CEH and MCSE, as well as being LEAN Six Sigma Black-Belt certified.

He lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with his wife, their four children and their myriad pets, pursuing his other passions: family, cars, coffee and craft beer!



Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) - Portland, Oregon Chapter, Episode 5, Season 2019