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Which SANS Pen Test Course Should I Take? November 2017 Edition

  • Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 3:00 PM EST (20:00:00 UTC)
  • Ed Skoudis, Larry Pesce, and Jason Blanchard
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Overview

Join Ed Skoudis, Larry Pesce, and Jason Blanchard for a spirited discussion and overview about the penetration testing courses available from SANS. Sometimes it can difficult to choose the next right course for yourself. How do you determine if you should take a 500 level course or a 600 level advanced, or are you ready for our most intense course, SEC760? Ed will be able to help you figure out what it right for you, your career, and your organization. Additionally, during this webcast, Larry will dive into the new revisions, new content, new labs, and new hardware for our Wireless Penetration Testing (SEC617) course. With how much WiFi and IoT security are in the news recently, this webcast will be relevant to your interests.

Speaker Bios

Ed Skoudis

Ed Skoudis is the founder of Counter Hack, an innovative organization that designs, builds, and operates popular infosec challenges and simulations including CyberCity, NetWars, Cyber Quests, and Cyber Foundations. As director of the CyberCity project, Ed oversees the development of missions which help train cyber warriors in how to defend the kinetic assets of a physical, miniaturized city. Ed's expertise includes hacker attacks and defenses, incident response, and malware analysis, with over fifteen years of experience in information security. Ed authored and regularly teaches the SANS courses on network penetration testing (Security 560) and incident response (Security 504), helping over three thousand information security professionals each year improve their skills and abilities to defend their networks. He has performed numerous security assessments; conducted exhaustive anti-virus, anti-spyware, Virtual Machine, and IPS research; and responded to computer attacks for clients in government, military, financial, high technology, healthcare, and other industries. Previously, Ed served as a security consultant with InGuardians, International Network Services (INS), Global Integrity, Predictive Systems, SAIC, and Bell Communications Research (Bellcore). Ed also blogs about command line tips and penetration testing.


Larry Pesce

Larry Pesce is a Senior Security Analyst with InGuardians. His recent experience includes providing penetration assessment, architecture review, hardware security assessment, wireless/radio analysis, and policy and procedure development for a wide range of industries including those in the financial, retail, and healthcare verticals. Larry is an accomplished speaker, having presented numerous times at industry conferences such as DEF CON, Shmoocon, Derbycon and Hack3rcon, as well as the co-host of the long running multi-award winning Security Podcast, Paul's Security Weekly. Larry is a certified instructor with the SANS Institute, where he also holds his GAWN, GCIH and GCFA certifications. Larry is a graduate of Roger Williams University, with a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems. In his spare time he likes to tinker with all things electronic and wireless. Larry is an amateur radio operator holding his Extra class license and is regularly involved in emergency communications activities.


Jason Blanchard

Jason Blanchard is the SANS Pen Test Curriculum Marketing Manager

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