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
E-mail: sbowne@ccsf.edu
Website: samsclass.info
Twitter: @sambowne
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Biographical Information

Sam Bowne has been teaching computer networking and security classes at CCSF since 2000. He has given talks and hands-on trainings at DEFCON, HOPE, B-Sides SF, B-Sides LV, BayThreat, LayerOne, and Toorcon, and taught classes and many other schools and teaching conferences.

He has a B.S. in Physics from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Talks I've Given

Industry Certification Exams & Prizes:
Infosec: CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker, Security+, Defcon 21 CTP Co-Winner (Black Badge)
Microsoft: MCP, MCDST, MCTS: Vista
Networking: Network+, Certified Fiber Optic Technician, HE IPv6 Sage, CCENT, IPv6 Forum Silver & Gold, Juniper JN0-101, Wireshark WCNA


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)
JUNIPER NETWORKS CERTIFIED ASSOCIATE -- JUNOS (Feb. 22, 2013)
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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