Hello, I’m Dan Kuhlman.  I’m an IT systems & cyber security professional in Minneapolis, MN.  If you’re here you probably already know me, are a recruiter, met me at a security event, or you’re planning on interviewing me.  This website is about me,  what I’ve done with my career, and how I pivoted into IT security.  I just recently started working on the site so of course there are several things I still need to button up.  You’ve probably already figured out that I’m not a website developer, so I apologize in advance for any design faux pas.

I’m currently a full-time graduate student at the University of Minnesota working on a Masters Degree in Security Technologies with a minor in Cybersecurity. I expect to graduate in the summer of 2019.  I passed the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam earlier this year and just recently passed the CISSP exam.  The CISSP was definitely the more challenging of the two – more about that later.

DECEMBER UPDATE: Just passed the eJPT hands-on penetration testing exam on December 4th.  I’m still waiting on my official CISSP certification.  Word on the street is a 6-8 weeks turn-around for those lately, so I should have that in hand before years end.

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