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Backshore Communications, LLC provides Information Warfare, Penetration Testing, Intrusion Detection and Incident Handling services.

Eric Conrad (CISSP, GIAC GSE, GPEN, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GAWN, GSEC and Security+) is Backshore's president.  Eric's professional career began in 1991 as a UNIX systems administrator for a small oceanographic communications company. He gained information security experience in a variety of industries, including research, education, power, Internet, and healthcare, in roles ranging from systems programmer to security engineer to HIPAA security officer and ISSO.

Eric is a SANS Senior Instructor who has taught over 1,000 students in courses including SANS Management 414: CISSP®, Security 560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking, Security 504 Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling, and others.

Eric is lead author of the CISSP Study Guide, and the author of Eleventh Hour CISSP, both for
Syngress.

Eric is a graduate of the SANS Technology Institute with a Master of Science degree in information security engineering (MSISE).

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Backshore Communications, LLC
PO Box 162
Portland, ME 04108-0162
207 221-6910
info5@backshore.net