SANS Institute // G Mark Hardy

SANS is the most trusted and by far the largest source for information security training and security certification in the world. It also develops, maintains, and makes available at no cost, the largest collection of research documents about various aspects of information security, and it operates the Internet’s early warning system – the Internet Storm Center.

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Hacking as an Act of War

With Speaker: G Mark Hardy

November 16th, 2012

G. Mark Hardy has been providing information security expertise to government, military, and commercial clients for over 30 years. A long-standing industry veteran, he provides virtual CISO services and is a perennial speaker at major industry trade shows. As president of National Security Corporation, he directs the efforts of the information security consulting firm he founded in 1988.

Mr. Hardy’s professional background includes information security planning and policy development, managing security assessment and penetration teams, data encryption and authentication (including “breaking” commercial cryptographic algorithms), software development and strategic planning for e-commerce, and writing commercial risk assessment software. He has developed information security plans for four U.S. Military commands, and wrote the communications security encryption requirements for an experimental military satellite program.