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Instructors


Ismael Valenzuela

SANS Certified Instructor Ismael Valenzuela is coauthor of the CyberDefense and Blue Team Operations course, SANS SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture.

Since he founded one of the first IT Security consultancies in Spain, Ismael Valenzuela has participated as a security professional in numerous projects across the globe over the past 19 years.

As a top cybersecurity expert with strong technical background and deep knowledge of penetration testing, security architectures, intrusion detection and computer forensics, Ismael has provided security consultancy, advice and guidance to large government and private organizations, including major EU Institutions and US Government Agencies. 

Prior to his current role as Senior Principal Engineer at McAfee, where he leads research on threat hunting using machine-learning and expert-system driven investigations, Ismael led the delivery of SOC, IR & Forensics services for the Foundstone Services team within Intel globally. Previously, Ismael worked as Global IT Security Manager for iSOFT Group Ltd, one of the world's largest providers of healthcare IT solutions, managing their security operations in more than 40 countries.

He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Malaga (Spain), is certified in business administration, and holds many professional certifications. These include the highly regarded GIAC Security Expert (GSE #132) in addition to GREM, GCFA, GCIA, GCIH, GPEN, GCUX, GCWN, GWAPT, GSNA, GMON, CISSP, ITIL, CISM, and IRCA 27001 Lead Auditor from Bureau Veritas UK.

Here is What Students Say About Ismael Valenzuela:

"Ismael is incredible. I have taken 4 SANS courses - all of the instructors have been good but Ismael is the BEST!" - Tery Brownell, Dept of Veterans Affairs

Online options available. Train from any location.

Upcoming Courses Taught By Ismael Valenzuela
Type Course / Location Date Register

vLive
Online
Sep 4, 2019 -
Oct 17, 2019
 

Training Event
SANS Network Security 2019 Las Vegas, NV
Sep 9, 2019 -
Sep 16, 2019
 

Simulcast
Online
Sep 9, 2019 -
Sep 14, 2019
 

Summit
SANS Tokyo November 2019 Tokyo, Japan
Nov 25, 2019 -
Nov 30, 2019
 

Training Event
SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2019 Washington, DC
Dec 10, 2019 -
Dec 17, 2019
 

SelfStudy
New
Online
Anytime  

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