Instructor, SANS Institute
BJ Gleason has been teaching graduate and undergraduate information systems and computer security classes for over 30 years. He holds undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Asian Studies, and graduate degrees in Computer Science, Education, Information Security and Assurance as well as an Ed.S in Computer in Education. In addition, Mr. Gleason holds about 40 computer industry certifications from SANS (GCWN, G2700, GCFA, GREM, GPEN, GSLC, GWAPT, GCFE, GLEG, and GCIH), as well as (ISC)2, ISACA, Microsoft and is a Certified Computer Examiner from the International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners.
He has taught at New Jersey Institute of Technology, Upsala College, The American University in Washington DC, and University of Maryland University College. He is currently working as a system and security administrator under contract with the US Military, and has been since 1999. He was the lead author of the user manual of Drew Fahey's Helix3 Forensic CD.
Mr. Gleason enjoys teaching for SANS as he is able to give back to the security community that has given him so many opportunities and learning experiences.