Director, SANS InstituteJohn Pescatore joined SANS in January 2013 with 35 years’ experience in computer, network and information security. He was Gartner’s lead security analyst for 13 years, working with global 5000 corporations and major technology and service providers. Before joining Gartner Inc. in 1999, he was Senior Consultant for Entrust Technologies and Trusted Information Systems and spent 11 years with GTE. He began his career at the National Security Agency, where he designed secure voice systems, and the United States Secret Service, where he developed secure communications and surveillance systems. He holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and is a NSA Certified Cryptologic Engineer. He is an extra class amateur radio operator, callsign K3TN.
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