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2014-01-08 12:33:17

Preparations for Internet of Things; Call on vendors to take responsibility for securing devices BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its 2013 Securing the Internet of Things survey, sponsored by Codenomicon and Norse, in which 391 IT professionals answered questions about the current and future security realities of the Internet of Things (IoT). "The Internet of Things is not just a buzzword, nor is it merely a vision of the sci-fi...

2014-01-06 16:30:50

Free Digital Forensic Examination Toolkit Features Cutting-Edge Technology BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced it will debut a new version of its popular digital forensic examination toolkit, SIFT Workstation, at the upcoming SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Training Event (DFIRCON -- pronounced d?-'f?r-'kän) in Monterey, CA, March 5 - 10. SIFT 3.0 is a complete rebuild of the previous SIFT version and features the latest...

2014-01-06 12:21:31

Offers One of the Industry's Most Comprehensive DFIR Training Experiences BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced it is bringing its most popular forensic courses together at one event with the introduction of the SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Training Event (DFIRCON -- pronounced d?-'f?r-'kän). This all-forensic event will take place in Monterey, CA, March 5 - 10. SANS will also debut two new forensic courses at the...

2013-12-23 16:23:49

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute held its second annual NetWars Tournament of Champions last week in Washington, D.C., pulling together some of the top cyber security talent in the world to face off in an intense two-day competition. In addition to over 30 past champions, more than 100 new NetWars participants vied for the top spot, pitting their defensive, offensive, and analytic cyber skills against each other. The top winner of the...

2013-12-19 12:33:01

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced its upcoming Security East 2014 training in New Orleans, LA, January 20 - 25. Training courses will be offered for cybersecurity and Infosec professionals at all levels. To help students just starting their information security career, SANS will offer SEC301: Intro to Information Security. This course will help students develop the skills needed to bridge the gap that often exists between managers and...

2013-12-19 12:32:12

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute announced today the addition of two presenters at the upcoming 9th Annual Industrial Control System (ICS) Security Summit and Training, ICS control system security researchers Adam Crain, founder of Automatak and Chris Sistrunk, independent researcher. Crain and Sistrunk will unveil the new Aegis fuzzing framework at the summit. Attendees will also hear firsthand the current status of Project Robus, an ongoing...

2013-12-18 16:25:39

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced the upcoming SANS CyberCon Spring 2014 Online Training Event, February 10 - 15. This one-of-a-kind training event brings SANS' top instructors teaching SANS' top courses right to your computer. Key reasons students cite for taking SANS' CyberCon courses include: 1. Greater Flexibility Cyber Security professionals can take the training they need without neglecting family and work obligations. 2. Zero Travel...

2013-12-17 16:25:57

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute is pleased to announce the People Who Made a Difference in Cybersecurity 2013 Award winners. Award recipients were announced December 16(th) at the SANS Cyber Defense Initiative (CDI) training event in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes security practitioners that are making breakthroughs in advancing cyber security. Nominees for the SANS 2013 People Who Made a Difference in Cybersecurity Awards were submitted by the...

2013-12-05 12:32:55

Global Information Assurance Certification Offers the Only Credential Addressing Cyber Security for Industrial Control Systems and Critical Infrastructure BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), a leading provider of cyber security certifications, announced today the release of the new Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) certification exam. This vendor-neutral credential is the only one of its kind...

2013-12-03 12:30:20

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Technology Institute announced today that it is now accredited by The Middle States Commission of Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 - 267.284.5000) an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The SANS Technology Institute was established in 2005 as an independent subsidiary of the SANS Institute to offer Master of...