Christopher Crowley

SME, Montance® LLC

Christopher Crowley has 20 years of experience managing and securing networks, beginning with his first job as an Ultrix and VMS systems administrator at 15 years old. Crowley is a Senior Instructor at the SANS Institute and the course author for He works with organizations across industries providing technical analysis, developing and publishing research, sharing expert security insights at conferences, and chairing security operations events. Crowley holds a multitude of certifications and provides consulting services specializing in effective computer network defense via MontanceĀ®, LLC, based in Washington, DC providing cybersecurity assessments and framework development services to develop new security operations centers (SOC) and improve existing security operations.