SANS Institute Wins the SC Magazine Award for Best Professional Training Program
BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The SANS Institute is pleased to announce it has been selected as the Best Professional Training Program within the Professional Awards category of the 2012 SC Magazine Awards. Winners were announced February 28(th) at the SC Magazine Awards Gala held in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco.
“We are honored to be recognized by SC Magazine for having the best professional training program for the third time,” said Mason Brown, Managing Director. “Much of our success can be attributed to the strength of our course authors and faculty, all of whom are top experts and real-life practitioners in their respective fields. The expertise they bring to SANS continues to set us apart from other programs.”
The SANS Institute provides hands-on, intensive, immersion training designed to help students master the practical steps necessary for defending systems and networks. Courses are either job-based or skill-based and cover general security, intrusion detection, incident handing, forensics, penetration testing, application security, secure coding, management and auditing. SANS courses are offered in a live classroom environment or online via the internet.
SANS also features a variety of free resources including, The Internet Storm Center – an analysis and warning service for Internet users and organizations; the SANS Reading Room - over 1,853 computer security white papers in 74 different categories; Webcasts - live webcasts covering timely Infosec topics; and Newsletters – SANS has newsletters covering high-level executive summaries, security alerts and security awareness.
Established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization, SANS’ programs reach more than 400,000 security professionals, auditors, system administrators, and network administrators who share the lessons they are learning and jointly find solutions to the challenges they face. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners in government agencies, corporations and universities around the world who invest hundreds of hours each year in research and teaching to help the entire information security community. (www.sans.org)
SOURCE SANS Institute