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How to accelerate your cyber security career

  • Thursday, September 05, 2019 at 3:30 PM EST (2019-09-05 19:30:00 UTC)
  • Stephen Sims

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Overview

Worldwide the cyber security skills gap is growing and theres an ever increasing demand for cyber security practitioners. There is no doubt its an exciting time to join the Infosec community, but where do you start if youre trying to get into the industry? Do you think youve got what it takes?

In this webcast Stephen Sims discusses his personal journey into security and the attributes he thinks make a great security professional.

Speaker Bio

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. He has spent many years performing security architecture, exploit development, reverse engineering, and penetration testing. Stephen has an MS in information assurance from Norwich University and is a course author and senior instructor 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 and co-author of SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses. 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.

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