About Me

Hi, I’m John Hubbard. I am a Security Operations Center (SOC) consultant and speaker, a Certified SANS instructor, and the course author of 3 SANS courses:

I also teach additional SANS Blue Team courses such as SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations, and SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics. Through years of experience as a Lead Cyber Security Analyst and SOC Manager for a major pharmaceutical company with over 100,000 employees and global operations, I’ve developed real-world, first-hand knowledge of what it takes to defend an organization against advanced cyber-attacks.


Blueprint – Your one-stop shop for taking your defense skills to the next level!

Are you a cyber defender looking to keep up on the newest tools, technology, and security concepts?

With a focus on learning, Blueprint includes interviews with today’s top security practitioners defending the world’s most respected brands, and in-depth explanations on the newest technologies, protocols, and defensive tools. Blueprint, is hosted by John Hubbard and brought to you by the SANS Institute.

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