Lance Spitzner

Director, Securing the Human Program at The Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies, Inc.

Lance Spitzner

Lance Spitzner

Director, Securing the Human Program at The Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies, Inc.

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Lance Spitzner is the training director for SANS Securing The Human program. Spitzner has been actively involved in information security for over fifteen years. He first started as a senior security architect with Sun Microsystems, helping secure Fortune 500 organizations around the world. He then founded and ran the Honeynet Project, an international, open source cyber intelligence group developing and deploying honeypot technologies around the world and sharing the lessons learned. For the past five years he has been passionately focused on the human element, helping hundreds of organizations around the world build high-impact security awareness programs. He has a M.B.A. from University of Illinois, Chicago and served as an officer in the Army's Rapid Deployment Force

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Chief Executive Officer at National Cyber Security Alliance

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Attivo Networks, Inc.

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President at SANS Technology Institute

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Chief Executive Officer at The Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies, Inc.

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Chief Research Officer at The Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies, Inc.

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Dean of Academic Affairs at The Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies, Inc.

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Director-Vendor Programs at The Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies, Inc.

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Director, Emerging Security Trends at The Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies, Inc.

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Provost at The Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies, Inc.

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General Manager at The Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies, Inc.

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Education
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UIC is a major research university offering the cultural, business and entertainment opportunities you can only find in a world-class city. As one of the top 200 research-funded institutions in the world, UIC faculty discover the things that others teach. Choose from 15 academic colleges including the UIC College of Medicine-the largest in the nation-which educates one in six Illinois physicians. With nearly 2,574 instructional faculty members, there is one faculty member to every 11 students, which allows for a more personal learning experience. What's more, 75 percent of tenured faculty members teach undergraduate courses and 83 percent of full-time instructional faculty have earned a PhD or equivalent. But it's not all work and no play at UIC... Our 16,911 undergrads and 10,669 graduate and professional students make up one of the most diverse student bodies in the United States. Whether living in residence halls, near campus or commuting, you'll find there's always something interesting going on, from social events, clubs, sororities and fraternities, to two state-of-the-art fitness centers, and more-not to mention everything Chicago has to offer just minutes away. And at UIC, we take our sports seriously. The UIC Flames compete in 18 NCAA Division 1 sports and have won a total of 38 conference championships. There's a wide range of intramural teams and sports clubs for students to join.

Career History
Director, Securing the Human Program
Current

The Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies, Inc. is engaged in the provision of computer security training, certification, and research services. It offers training through different delivery methods such as live and virtual conferences, mentors, online, and onsite. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board
2019 - Current

Attivo Networks, Inc. provides deception platform for cyber security defence. Its products include deception-based threat detection and continuous response platform, BOT sink deception, threat strike end-point deception, threat path assessment, and threat ops for threat handling. The company was founded by Marc Feghali, Mano Murthy and B. J. Shanker in 2011 and is headquartered in Fremont, CA.

Director
Current

National Cyber Security Alliance is an American nonprofit company located in Washington, DC. The firm provides cyber security services for businesses and individuals.The company says this about itself: NCSA is the Nation's leading nonprofit, public-private partnership promoting cybersecurity and privacy education and awareness. NCSA works with a broad array of stakeholders in government, industry and civil society. NCSA's primary partners are the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and NCSA's Board of Directors, which includes representatives from ADP; AIG; American Express; Bank of America; Cofense;; Eli Lilly and Company; ESET North America; Facebook; Intel Corporation; Lenovo; LogMeIn; Marriott International; Mastercard; MediaPro; Microsoft Corporation; Mimecast; KnowBe4; NortonLifeLock; Proofpoint; Raytheon; Trend Micro, Inc.; Uber: U.S. Bank; Visa and Wells Fargo. NCSA's core efforts include Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October); Data Privacy Day (Jan. 28); and STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™, the global online safety awareness and education campaign co-founded by NCSA and the Anti-Phishing Working Group with federal government leadership from the Department of Homeland Security; and CyberSecure My Business™, which offers webinars, web resources and workshops to help businesses be resistant to and resilient from cyberattacks.

Events
Speaker
San Francisco, CA, United States
2013 RSA Conference USA

Security in Knowledge: Unlock the power of knowledge to protect our products, data and infrastructure

Speaker
747 Howard Street-San Francisco, CA
2013 RSA Conference USA

Security in Knowledge: Unlock the power of knowledge to protect our products, data and infrastructure

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