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Instructors


John Strand

John Strand is the owner of Black Hills Information Security, a firm specializing in penetration testing, Active Defense and Hunt Teaming services.  He is the also the CTO of Active Countermeasures, a firm dedicated to tracking advanced attackers inside and outside your network.

John is an experienced speaker, having done presentations to the FBI, NASA, the NSA and at various industry conferences.  He is a senior instructor with the SANS Institute teaching:

  • SEC504 - Hacker Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling
  • SEC560 - Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking
  • SEC580 - Metasploit Kung Fu for Enterprise Pen Testing
  • SEC550 - Offensive Countermeasures, Active Defense and Cyber Deception

And the lead course author of:

SANS 504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling

He also co-hosts Security Weekly, the world's largest information security podcast; co-authored Offensive Countermeasures: The Art of Active Defense; and writes loud rock music and makes various futile attempts at fly-fishing.

Here is What Students Say About John Strand:

"Very informative! Mr. John Strand's experience shared through narrative brings course material to life." - Christopher Wilson, USAF

Below are some videos of John presenting:

Burn it all, the new security fundamentals

Sacred Cash Cow Tipping: Bypassing Firewalls and DLP

Pentest Trends report 2015

How not to suck at penetration testing

Online options available. Train from any location.

Upcoming Courses Taught By John Strand
Type Course / Location Date Register

Training Event
SANS Miami 2019 Miami, FL
Jan 21, 2019 -
Jan 26, 2019
 

Training Event
SANS Zurich February 2019 Zurich, Switzerland
Feb 18, 2019 -
Feb 23, 2019
 

Training Event
SANS 2019 Orlando, FL
Apr 1, 2019 -
Apr 8, 2019
 

Simulcast
Online
Apr 1, 2019 -
Apr 6, 2019
 

Training Event
SANS Pen Test Austin 2019 Austin, TX
Apr 29, 2019 -
May 4, 2019
 

Training Event
SANS New Orleans 2019 New Orleans, LA
May 19, 2019 -
May 24, 2019
 

Training Event
SANSFIRE 2019 Washington, DC
Jun 15, 2019 -
Jun 22, 2019
 

Simulcast
Online
Jun 17, 2019 -
Jun 22, 2019
 

SelfStudy
Online
Anytime  

OnDemand
Online
Anytime  

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