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What’s New in SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style

  • Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 10:30 AM EDT (2020-09-10 14:30:00 UTC)
  • Bryan Simon

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SEC401 is THE information security course that builds a successful foundation of knowledge and expertise for ANYONE in the information security field. The goal of SEC401 is to enable each information security professional to be the most capable, well-versed, and well-trained as possible, all in an effort to stand strong in the face of the modern adversary. Perhaps the largest misunderstanding of SEC401 is that it is only for those who are completely new to the field of information security. SEC401 is architected for technologists, managers, newly minted security professionals, and those with years of experience alike. It isnt uncommon for an attendee (with years of experience) to walk away from SEC401 with comments such as, "Wow, I didnt realize the gaps I had in my information security knowledge". As information security is an always continually evolving field, SEC401 is continually updated to evolve alike. This summer SEC401 received a substantial update; one of the largest updates over the past few years. In this presentation we will cover the details of all the exciting changes that have been released, as well as the exciting changes that are in the development pipeline.

Speaker Bio

Bryan Simon

Bryan E. Simon is currently an Information Security Officer with INTEGRIS Credit Union, and an instructor at the SANS Institute. Bryan has 23 years of experience in operational I.T., and has specialized in I.T. Security for the past 13 years. Over the course of his career, Bryan has held various technical and managerial positions in the education, environmental, accounting, and financial services sectors. Bryan has authored courseware and technical whitepapers. He speaks on a regular basis at national conferences and with the press on I.T. Security issues. Bryan has specialized expertise in many areas of I.T. Security including Incident Response, Vulnerability Assessments, Penetration Testing, and Digital Forensics. Bryan has received recognition for his work in I.T. Security, and was most recently profiled by McAfee as an I.T. Hero. Bryan's scholastic achievements have resulted in the honour of sitting as a current member of the Advisory Board for the SANS Institute, and his acceptance into the prestigious SANS Cyber Guardian program.

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