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Shon Harris

 

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March 27th, 1968 ~ October 8th, 2014


After battling a long illness, Shon Harris has passed away. We appreciate her generosity and all that she has contributed to the information security industry. She will be greatly missed.

More information regarding Logical Security to follow.


SHON HARRIS was the founder and CEO of Logical Security, an information security consultant, a former engineer in the Air Force’s Information Warfare unit, an instructor and an author. She authored three best-selling CISSP books, was a contributing author to the books Hacker’s Challenge, Gray Hat Hacking, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation book and a technical editor for Information Security Magazine. Along with authoring several best-selling books Shon also developed hundreds of information security products published by various publishers. 


Shon consulted for several Fortune 500 companies, including American Express, Warner Brothers, Bridgestone/Firestone, Citibank, CitiFinancial, AOL, Cisco, and many more. Her competencies ranged from setting up risk management programs and developing enterprise network security architectures to constructing enterprise-wide security programs that connects technical security and business needs in a synergistic manner.

Shon had extensive knowledge and practical experience pertaining to legal and regulatory compliance. She worked with the largest corporations within the US to become compliant with OCC, SOX, GLBA, HIPAA, PCI, and SAS70. Shon specialized in risk management, governance, and the development of and implementation of security metrics.

Shon taught information security to a wide range of clients, some of which have included Microsoft, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, National Security Agency, Bank of America, Defense Information Systems Agency, RSA, US Military Academy at West Point, and many financial institutions.

Shon was recognized as one of the top 25 women in the Information Security field by Information Security Magazine.  Shon was also a contributor to Information Security Magazine and Search Security.  Check out her work here. 

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View Shon Harris's TV segment presented on Fox Business News and CNN.

 

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Kind Words from Others

“Shon Harris was my friend, colleague, mentor, and coauthor for almost 2 decades. She contributed a huge amount to the Information Security community and her continued work will be sorely missed. I will miss her sense of humor”

Michael Lester, Information Security Consultant

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“Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about Shon's passing. She was a brilliant and dedicated professional, and a warm, wonderful, and kind person. I will miss her forever. With sincere sympathy, David R. Miller and the Miller family.” 

David Miller, Information Security Consultant

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"Shon was a one of kind and a good friend. When I say one of a kind, I mean that she was the type of person that would do anything for me and my family. And she did many times over. Since first meeting with her in 1998, rarely did a day pass where she wasn’t in mine and my wife’s thoughts and do not anticipate that to change anytime soon.  Her sudden passing has made me realize how unfair it is that you do not realize how much of an impact someone has made on your life until they are gone. Shon’s influence on not only my life but that of my family is positively immeasurable. I only wish that I would have had the chance to properly thank her."

Bill Griffin, Senior Account Manager, Secure Ninja

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“Many in the security industry have been touched by Shon’s work in one way or another, whether it be through their studies for certifications or who knew her directly. Her influence is not only in security as trainer and thought leader, but also as an entrepreneur, as someone who had the skills and ingenuity to roll up her sleeves and build a business that served a real need.”

Ken Westin, Security Researcher, Tripwire, Inc.

 


Shon Harris Publications

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CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide (6th edition)

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CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide has currently sold more than 200,000 copies and is published in eight different languages. It is used not only as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) study guide but also as a textbook in many colleges and universities in undergraduate and graduate programs around the world. Get complete coverage of the latest release of the CISSP exam inside this comprehensive, fully-updated resource. Written by the leading expert in the information security field, this authoritative guide covers all 10 CISSP exam domains developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium — (ISC)2.

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CISSP Boxed Set (2nd edition)

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CISSP Boxed Set bundles Shon Harris’s bestselling CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide (6th edition) and CISSP Practice Exams (2nd edition) with a bonus second CD-ROM featuring all-new training materia — all at a discount.

CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide (6th edition) provides a comprehensive and in-depth exam review and self-study system covering all 10 CISSP domains. The CD-ROM contains practice exam questions, a video training excerpt, and an eBook. CISSP Practice Exams reinforces what is taught in the Exam Guide with questions for review organized by exam domain and more than 1,000 additional questions available online. A bonus CD-ROM available only with this Boxed Set features two additional practice exams as well as all-new audio and video training led by Shon Harris.

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Gray Hat Hacking: The Ethical Hacker’s Handbook (3rd edition)

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Thwart malicious network intrusion by using cutting-edge techniques for finding and fixing security flaws. Fully updated and expanded with nine new chapters, Gray Hat Hacking: The Ethical Hacker's Handbook (3rd edition) details the most recent vulnerabilities and remedies along with legal disclosure methods. Learn from the experts how hackers target systems, defeat production schemes, write malicious code, and exploit flaws in Windows and Linux systems. Malware analysis, penetration testing, SCADA, VoIP, and Web security are also covered in this comprehensive resource.

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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation Guide

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Effectively manage the security information and events produced by your network with help from this authoritative guide. Written by IT security experts, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation Guide shows you how to deploy SIEM technologies to monitor, identify, document, and respond to security threats and reduce false-positive alerts. The book explains how to implement SIEM products from different vendors, and discusses the strengths, weaknesses, and advanced tuning of these systems.

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CISSP Practice Exams (2nd edition)

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CISSP Practice Exams (2nd edition) is filled with hundreds of realistic practice exam questions based on the latest release of the CISSP exam. To aid in your understanding of the material, in-depth explanations of both the correct and incorrect answers are included for every question. This practical guide covers all 10 CISSP exam domains developed by the (ISC)2 and is the perfect companion to CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide (6th edition).

Each chapter contains more than 25 practice questions with an additional 500 practice questions hosted in a Web-based environment. As a bonus, you’ll get access to 24 hours of audio lectures featuring Harris conducting intensive review sessions.

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CISSP Video Mentor

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Get the hands-on training you need to pass the (ISC)2 globally recognized CISSP exam, get certified, and give your IT career a lift! In this DVD, the world’s No. 1 CISSP trainer and her hand-picked team of experts walk you through the skills and concepts you’ll need to master and pass the most technical of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) domains. This DVD contains five hours of expert-led videos designed to build and test your knowledge of principles of cryptography, authentication codes, IPSec, the OSI model and protocols, 802.11 wireless security, and more!

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SSCP Video Mentor

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This easy-to-use DVD walks you through the skills and concepts you’ll need to master and pass the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) exam. This DVD contains more than 3.5 hours of expert-led videos designed to build and test your knowledge of SSCP. Coverage of security services and the encryption and decryption processes, networking devices, types of protocols and protocol suites, dial-up protocols and various authentication mechanisms, firewalls, how they can be placed in a network, and details of common network architectures, and more.

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Security+ Video Mentor

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Get all the hands-on training you need to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam, get certified, and move forward in your IT career! This easy-to-use DVD walks you through the skills and concept you’ll need to master and pass the Security+ exam. This DVD contains more than five hours of expert-led videos designed to build and test your knowledge of Security+. Understanding general cryptography concepts, comparing protocol analyzers and statistical analyzers, understanding the benefits and limitations of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and certificates, examining IPSec, mitigating against weak passwords and other network vulnerabilities and more.

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SSCP Video Course

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Get all the hands-on training you need to pass (ISC)²’s tough SSCP exam, get certified, and move forward in your IT security career! In this easy-to-use DVD, the world’s No. 1 information security trainer walks you through every skill and concept you’ll need to master. This DVD contains more than 30 full hours of videos adapted from Shon Harris’s legendary five-day SSCP boot camps, including realistic labs, scenarios, case studies, and animations designed to build and test your knowledge in real-world settings!

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Certified Ethical Hacker Labs

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myITcertificationlabs: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) is an easy-to-use exam preparation service that both tests your readiness and teaches you what you need to know to pass the EC-Council CEH certification exam. The Web-based services assess your knowledge with brief, objective-specific quizzes. Then it provides not only feedback in areas where you need further study within the objective, but you are also provided with the actual study materials you need to learn in the form of PDFs from the Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Prep book, as well as other visual learning tools. After reviewing the learning materials you take another test to be sure you understand those objective concepts and that you are ready for the actual exam.

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CISSP Cert Flash Cards

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The CISSP Cert Flash Cards Online provides a concise review of all ten domains on the (ISC)2 CISSP exam. This online exam preparation tool consists of a custom flash card application loaded with 300 total questions that test your skills and enhance retention of exam topics.

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SSCP Cert Flash Cards

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The SSCP Cert Flash Cards Online provides a concise review of all seven domains on the (ISC)SSCP exam. This online exam preparation tool consists of a custom flash card application loaded with 300 total questions that test your skills and enhance retention of exam topics.

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CompTIA Security+ Video Course

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Get all the hands-on training you need to pass the tough CompTIA Security+ exam, get certified, and move forward in your IT security career! In this easy-to-use DVD, the world's No. 1 information security trainer walks you through every skill and concept you will need to master. This DVD contains more than 30 full hours of videos adapted from Shon Harris's legendary five-day Security+ boot camps, including realistic labs, scenarios, case studies, and animations designed to build and test your knowledge in real-world settings!

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CISSP Exam Cram and myIT Certification Labs

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This is a complete package for a course in preparation for the CISSP exam. It consists of the print book CISSP Exam Cram bundled with an access code for the online tool myITcertificationlabs for CISSP. This follows the very successful MyLab format used by many disciplines by Pearson Higher Education. It provides students with the most robust online study environment available and provides instructors with unparalleled assessment tools.

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CISSP Passport

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Shon Harris, author of the leading CISSP Certification Exam Guide, brings you this concise, affordable, and portable study tool for the CISSP certification exam. With an intense focus on only what you need to know to pass this challenging exam plus access to an online practice test with 100 questions and explanations, this CISSP Passport is your ticket to success on exam day. Topics covered include: Security Management Practices, Access Control, Security Models and Architecture; Physical Security; Telecommunications and Networking Security; Cryptography; Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity; Law, Investigation, and Ethics; Applications and Systems Development; and Operations Security. The book also includes an appendix that provides information security career advice.

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