Tips, Tricks, and Traps When Prepping for a GIAC Certification Exam

As a SANS Subject Matter Expert, I often got asked for tips on how to pass GIAC certification exams. Here are some tips and tricks I have learned.

Making A GIAC Exam Index

Having a good index is critical to getting a decent GIAC exam score. Here are a few thoughts on making yours better.

I’m Certified, Not Just Certifiable

One year ago, I had never heard of the SANS Institute. What I did know was that I needed a career change, and that I had decided to pursue cybersecurity as my new career path.

Why I Went “All In” for InfoSec

Last May I quit my job as a web developer, went back to college and started racking up GIAC certifications. Since then I have overclocked my brain, blown my buffers, and melted my cortex more times than I can count, and I love it.