35+ Cyber Security Courses at SANS Security West 2018! Save up to $400 thru 3/21.


G. Mark Hardy

  • Principal Instructor
  • Twitter: @g_mark

G. Mark Hardy is founder and President of National Security Corporation. He has been providing cyber security expertise to government, military, and commercial clients for over 35 years, and is an internationally recognized expert and keynote who has spoken at over 250 events world-wide. He provides consulting services as a virtual CISO, expert witness testimony, and domain expertise in blockchain and cryptocurrency.

G. Mark serves on the Advisory Board of CyberWATCH, an Information Assurance/ Information Security Advanced Technology Education Center of the National Science Foundation.  Mr. Hardy is a retired U.S. Navy captain and was entrusted with nine command assignments, including responsibility for leadership training for 70,000 Sailors.  

A graduate of Northwestern University, he holds a BS in computer science, a BA in mathematics, a masters in business administration, a masters in strategic studies, and holds the GSLC, CISSP, CISM and CISA certifications.

Here is What Students Say About G. Mark Hardy:

"The instructor, G. Mark Hardy, is accomplished in his training techniques and fully knows the material." - Jim Savage, CBE Companies

"G. Mark is an amazing instructor! Extremely knowledgeable and entertaining!" - Anonymous

"Awesome instructor; this is my 3rd SANS class, and G. Mark is the best instructor I've had!" -  R. Westbrook, USAA

Upcoming Courses Taught By G. Mark Hardy
Type Course / Location Date Register

Training Event
SANS London November 2018 London, United Kingdom
Nov 5, 2018 -
Nov 10, 2018

Training Event
SANS London October 2018 London, United Kingdom
Oct 15, 2018 -
Oct 20, 2018

Training Event
SANS Network Security 2018 Las Vegas, NV
Sep 23, 2018 -
Sep 30, 2018

Training Event
SANS Baltimore Fall 2018 Baltimore, MD
Sep 10, 2018 -
Sep 15, 2018

Training Event
SANS Tampa-Clearwater 2018 Tampa, FL
Sep 4, 2018 -
Sep 9, 2018

Training Event
SANS Virginia Beach 2018 Virginia Beach, VA
Aug 20, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018

Training Event
SANSFIRE 2018 Washington, DC
Jul 14, 2018 -
Jul 21, 2018

Training Event
SANS Rocky Mountain 2018 Denver, CO
Jun 4, 2018 -
Jun 9, 2018

Training Event
SANS Security West 2018 San Diego, CA
May 11, 2018 -
May 18, 2018

*Course contents may vary depending upon location, see specific event description for details.