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Chris Penick

Chris Penick is CISSP certified and has been a consultant and CISSP trainer in the technology industry for the past 20 years. During that time, he has worked as Principal Learning Consultant for Symantec, webmaster for the FDA, cyber-warfare scenario developer, technical investigator and forensic analyst for a private security firm. His past government clients include all branches of the United States Military, the Department of Commerce, the IRS, the U.S. Custom and Immigration Service, the Executive Office of the President, and state and local governments in Maryland, Michigan, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. His corporate clients include Guess, Inc., EMC, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, and the Discovery Channel.


Docker and Vagrant: A Powerful Development Duo

Docker and Vagrant, two tools that work well together to build isolated and repeatable development environments, can speed up setup for a new project, and ensure it's consistent with your production environment. This webinar will walk you through ins...


Why Developers Are Choosing Linux!

Whether you a Windows developer or not, it's good to understand the power of Linux. It's an operating system built by developers for developers. When compared to Windows, Linux often equals or exceeds in usability, utility, and security. In this webi...


Why Security Professionals Love PERL

Nearly everything in Linux is represented as a file and most of them are simple text files. Perl is extremely adept at reading, manipulating, and extraction data from text files. Join Chris as he shares his insights into the Perl programming language...



Exploring Linux, Part 2: Managing Files

In this course, Linux expert Chris Penick will explain why understanding file management is so critical for both users and administrators. Since it is often difficult to differentiate between files in Linux, he will examine the search function and sh...


Exploring Linux, Part 1: First Look

Dive into the world of Linux with noted developer, consultant and trainer Chris Penick. In this course, he will teach you how to get the most out of the Linux shell in order to automate commands, make fewer mistakes and complete your tasks faster. H...


Perl, Part 3 of 3: Regular Expressions and Routines

This course will dive deep on the string of characters known as regular expressions, which are used to define patterns in Perl. Perl expert Chris Penick will make you a regular expression guru by teaching you how to master the syntax of regular expre...


Perl, Part 2 of 3: Lists and User Input

In this course, Perl expert Chris Penick explains how Perl makes it easy to store single or multiple items of data using lists and arrays. Penick will also show how arrays can be easily manipulated and teach you about using scalars. This course will...


Perl, Part 1 of 3: Variables and Conditions

With the long-awaited upgrade to the popular scripting language Perl finally here, there’s no better time than the present to dive in and learn. Join CISSP-certified trainer Chris Penick as he explains how Perl’s human-friendly linguistic approach ma...


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