Ed Skoudis has been named the new President of the SANS Technology Institute, which offers a series of educational programs and degrees focusing on cybersecurity. 

Skoudis will lead the institute, which is home to a master's degree, an undergraduate certificate, several graduate-level certificates and the Internet Storm Center, a cyber threat detection network.

Skoudis has taught upwards of 40,000 security professionals globally; founded the SANS Penetration Testing Curriculum and Counter Hack; leads the team that builds NetWars, Holiday Hack Challenge, and CyberCity; and has served for years on the Board of Directors for the SANS Technology Institute.