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SANS Asia-Pacific Series: A Taste of SANS SEC660 - Advanced Penetration Testing: Attacking Network Devices

  • Wednesday, March 05, 2014 at 2:00 AM EST (2014-03-05 07:00:00 UTC)
  • Stephen Sims

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Overview

Join us for the next installment of the SANS-APAC webcast series where we will provide a technical look at SANS SEC660 - Advanced Penetration Testing: Attacking Network Devices.

In this one hour webcast, Stephen will walk through and demonstrate a couple of the penetration testing techniques from SANS SEC660 that target network devices, such as routers and switches. It is common to find misconfigurations and inconsistencies on company networks that allow for attacks such as VLAN hopping, NAC bypass, and route injection. Understanding these techniques can help you improve your penetration testing skills, as well as better audit your own environment to improve defenses.

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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