Sam Bowne

City College San Francisco
Computer Networking and Information Technology
Box EVE-004, 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco 94112
Office: Cloud 216     Office phone: 415-239-3983
Twitter: @sambowne

Biographical Information

Sam Bowne has been teaching computer networking and security classes at City College San Francisco since 2000. He has given talks and hands-on trainings at DEF CON, DEF CON China, Black Hat USA, HOPE, BSidesSF, BSidesLV, RSA, and many other conferences and colleges. He founded Infosec Decoded, Inc., and does corporate training and consulting for several Fortune 100 companies, on topics including Incident Response and Secure Coding.

Formal education: B.S. and Ph.D. in Physics

Industry credentials:

  • Infosec: CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker, Security+, Defcon Black Badge, Splunk Core Certified User
  • Networking: Network+, Certified Fiber Optic Technician, HE IPv6 Sage, CCENT, IPv6 Forum Silver & Gold, Juniper JN0-101, Wireshark WCNA
  • Microsoft: MCP, MCDST, MCTS: Vista

Certification Details

Network+ (Summer 2003)
Security+ (Jan 16, 2007)
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Vista, Configuration (Aug 11, 2007)
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician Version: Windows XP (Jan 6, 2006)
Microsoft Certified Professional (Aug 5, 2003)

Certified Fiber Optic Technician (May 18, 2006) (expired)
Certified Ethical Hacker (Apr 2, 2008) (expired?)
Hurricane Electric IPv6 Sage (May, 2010)
CISSP (Test taken July 24, 2010; I was informed that I passed on August 27, 2010)
CCENT (Aug 7, 2010) (expired?)
IPv6 Forum Certified Engineer (Gold) (Nov. 13, 2012)
CISSP: I was awarded this on July 9, 2013
Wireshark Certified Network Analyst

CompTIA Transcript verifying my certifications

Microsoft Certification Exams Completed

620: Technology Specialist: Windows Vista, Configuration (Aug 11, 2007)
272: Supporting Users and Troubleshooting Desktop Applications on a Microsoft Windows XP Operating System (Jan 06, 2006)
271: Supporting Users and Troubleshooting a Microsoft Windows XP Operating System (Jun 10, 2004)
270: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional (Jun 09, 2004)
215: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Server (Aug 13, 2003)
210: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional (Aug 05, 2003)

To verify my Microsoft Certifications, click here and enter the Transcript ID 662395 and the Access Code sambowne

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