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2014-09-10 12:34:03

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, will return to Las Vegas October 19 - 27 for its annual SANS Network Security 2014. The event will feature more than 40 hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. Top security experts from around the world will share details on the latest threats and provide action plans for building a defensible network. "With new advanced...

2014-09-03 12:37:18

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute today released twenty-seven completely refreshed information security policy templates that corporations and government agencies can use to ensure their security policies are practical, up-to-date and reflect real-world experience. The release of new policy templates updates one of SANS' most popular services for the security community. SANS' policy template library has been used by at least 10,000 unique visitors...

2014-08-14 12:32:52

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute announces a special opportunity for organizations to send two students to SANS' top-rated information security training for the price of one. This offer runs through September 10, 2014 and will allow organizations to send employees to a live, online training session of MGT414: SANS® +S(TM) Training Program for the CISSP® Certification Exam or SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style. Information security professionals...

2014-08-13 12:32:26

Top Security Awareness Officers from Around the Globe to Share Best Practices for Creating a High-Impact Awareness Program BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced its inaugural Security Awareness Summit taking place September 10(th) in Dallas, TX. In conjunction with the Summit, SANS will host an intensive hands-on security awareness training event September 8 - 17. This is the only security awareness-focused event that combines hands-on...

2014-07-10 12:21:16

Hands-On Immersion Training Available for Military and Civilian Cyber Security Professionals BETHESDA, Md., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute today announced its return to Texas with SANS San Antonio 2014, taking place August 11 - 16. SANS San Antonio offers hands-on immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. Military and civilian information security professionals will participate in world-class security training as they learn to...

2014-07-08 12:32:45

Top Security Experts Gather to Share Solutions to Today's Most Complex Cyber Threats BETHESDA, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute today announced the Cyber Defense Summit taking place in Nashville, TN August 19 - 20. In conjunction with the Summit SANS will also host an intensive hands-on information security training event August 13 - 18. This event marks the first time that SANS will conduct a training event and Summit that brings together cyber defense...

2014-07-01 12:33:16

A unique cybersecurity certification based on the Twenty Critical Security Controls BETHESDA, Md., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) is pleased to announce the GIAC Critical Controls Certification (GCCC), the only certification based on the Critical Security Controls, a prioritized, risk-based approach to security. The GCCC ensures that candidates have the knowledge and skills to implement and execute the Critical Security...

2014-06-03 12:45:22

Training Event Helps Information Security Professionals Improve Their Skills BETHESDA, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced it is bringing some of its most popular cybersecurity training and certification courses to the Bay Area with SANS San Francisco 2014, July 14 - 19. From budding security professionals to seasoned experts, attendees of all levels will have the opportunity to enhance their skills by taking advantage of SANS' IT security, security...

2014-05-20 12:39:37

Offers More than 35 Courses Covering Today's Most Complex Cyber Security Issues, Many of Which have Been Uncovered by the Internet Storm Center (ISC) BETHESDA, Md,, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help organizations protect their systems against cyber attackers, SANS is hosting SANSFIRE 2014 information security training, June 21 - 30 in Baltimore, MD. Students will have the opportunity to learn the latest techniques for how to safeguard data in their organizations from some of the...

2014-05-08 12:34:29

BETHESDA, Md., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faulty digital forensic tools lead to false conclusions, so it's far better to be proficient in analysis than to rely on tool output alone. SANS Institute today announced the upcoming 2014 Digital Forensics & Incident Response (DFIR) Summit and Training in Austin, TX, June 3 - 10. Attendees will learn analytical skills to combat computer forensic crimes, as well as new concepts and approaches for conducting investigations....


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