What I do
David is an independent Azure Security practitioner helping companies to secure their Azure environments through private expert level trainings and assessments. He has authored two books on Azure security – “Penetration Testing Azure for Ethical Hackers” and “Microsoft Azure Security Technologies Certification and Beyond” (https://amzn.to/3C7mrcL). He has also authored multiple cloud computing courses for the popular cybersecurity training platform – Cybrary. He holds over 15 cloud certifications across Azure and AWS platforms, including the Azure Security Engineer, Azure DevOps, and AWS Security Specialist certifications.
David has over a decade of experience in Cybersecurity (consultancy, design, implementation) and over 7 years of experience as a trainer. He has worked with organizations of different sizes from start-ups to major enterprises to government organizations.
David has developed multiple vulnerable by design automation templates that can be used to practice cloud penetration testing techniques. He regularly speaks on cloud security at user groups and major industry events like Microsoft Future Decoded and the European Information Security Summit.
David is based in Oxford, UK and he is married to a lovely girl who makes the best banana cake in the world. They love travelling the world together!
What delegates are saying
David was excellent, the best instructor I have had. 15/11/2021
David’s training was really good. I’d say he’s an expert in his field. He put in 110% effort and that was really great!. 15/11/2021
David is very knowledgeable on the subjects we covered, it is clear that he is an expert in the field as there were no questions that he couldn't answer. Not only that, his delivery was very clear and informative, and he kept going at a good pace. At no point was I unsure of the course format or what we were covering next. 15/11/2021
David was very knowledgeable and helpful 22/11/2021
I learned more about Azure security in two days of David’s class that I have learned by myself for an entire year! David really inspired me to learn more on Azure security. I bought his book on security 🙂 22/11/2021
David was a great instructor. He was able to help us solve any issues with labs quickly and effectively (due to MS out of date instructions) and was able to answer any questions we put to him. His knowledge in this subject is superb. 06/12/2021
Highly Technical and student oriented. Detailed explanation and has good detailed subject knowledge. 06/12/2021
Azure Security Training
Azure Security Training - 2 days
Learn advanced Azure security topics in a two-day private training course (in-person or remote).
This is useful for security teams securing own their Azure environments, incident responders, pentesters, developers, and more.
Azure Pentest Training - 2 days
Learn about the Microsoft Azure platform and understand how hackers can attack resources hosted in the Azure cloud with practical labs.
This training is useful for new and experienced infosec enthusiasts, administrators, developers, DevOps engineers who want to learn how to simulate real-world Azure attacks using tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that adversaries use in cloud breaches.
Azure Security Architecture Training - 3 days
This training is about architecting security for Azure environments. It covers multiple aspects of Azure security design and implementation and goes into details that you will hardly find elsewhere.