Kevin Klingbile has been working for Black Hills Information Security (BHIS) as a Security Analyst since 2020. Previously, Kevin spent most of his career performing both red and blue team roles in the energy utilities sector. Kevin is a contributor to the IT security community as an advisor on the CIS top 20 controls panel. He also teaches security courses at Western Dakota Tech as an adjunct professor. He holds an MBA in Information Technology Management and a BS in Information Technology. Outside of work, Kevin enjoys backyard farming, grilling, and chasing his kids around the yard.


GSE: GIAC Security Expert
GWAPT: GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester
GCIH: GIAC Certified Incident Handler
GCFE: GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner
GNFA: GIAC Network Forensic Analyst
GCIA: GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst
GCWN: GIAC Certified Windows Security Administrator
GSNA: GIAC Systems and Network Auditor
GSEC: GIAC Security Essentials
CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
GPEN: GIAC Penetration Tester
GDAT: GIAC Defending Advanced Threats
GCLD: GIAC Cloud Security Essentials
GMON: GIAC Continuous Monitoring Certification
GCDA: GIAC Certified Detection Analyst
GBFA: GIAC Battlefield Forensics and Acquisition