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2013-12-02 12:29:20

Organizational Pressure to Adopt BYOD; Controls Lag Behind Use BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its 2013 mobile security policy and management survey in which 576 IT professionals answered questions about the use of employee-owned devices within their organizations (termed bring your own device or BYOD), awareness and concerns over risk, and how they are (or are not) managing this risk. The survey was sponsored by TCG and the SANS...

2013-11-20 12:31:10

Provides a Unique Opportunity to Learn from the Industry's Top Cyber Security Experts BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New year, new threats. To help security professionals prepare for the new threats the New Year brings SANS will hold its first training event of the year, SANS Security East 2014, January 20 - 25 in New Orleans. The instructor lineup for this event features SANS Faculty Fellows and Senior Instructors. This is a unique opportunity to get...

2013-11-07 12:30:56

NetWars Helps InfoSec Professionals Hone Cyber Skills to Advance Career Opportunities BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced the second annual NetWars Tournament of Champions will take place in conjunction with SANS Cyber Defense Initiative (CDI), December 15 - 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Past NetWars tournament champions will face-off during this intense two day competition while new participants attempt to make a name for themselves among the...

2013-10-25 08:28:10

IPS Doing a Pretty Good job; However Users Want Their IPSs to Graduate to the Next Generation: Full Results Released in SANS October 29, 1 PM EDT Webcast BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces the results of a new survey sponsored by Hewlett-Packard on network security. In it, 439 survey responses show that IPS is still mainly deployed at the perimeter and is doing a fairly good job at detection, yet only 11% of respondents are turning on IPS to block...

2013-10-24 12:29:37

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Online Training announces a special opportunity to receive a new MacBook Air laptop or $850 off your course with SANS industry leading IT security training. This special offer runs through December 3(rd) and includes a MacBook Air or $850 off to cyber students registering for a qualifying SANS OnDemand or vLive course. The hi-tech MacBook Air will allow students the flexibility to take SANS training at any location with an...

2013-10-23 16:32:16

CDI 2013 is powered by NetWars - Tournament Play, a Cyber Range Competition, and Includes Second Annual Tournament of Champions! BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help meet the needs of the cyber security community to defend against the latest cyber-attacks, SANS will host more than 25 courses at Cyber Defense Initiative (CDI), December 12 - 19 in Washington, DC. SANS specialized IT security courses will cover the latest cyber-attacks, how they work, and what...

2013-10-17 16:25:25

Adoption of Mobile/Cloud Technologies Outweigh Security Concerns; Compliance Still the Biggest Driver BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its inaugural health care information security survey, in which 373 health care IT professionals answered questions about their digital health initiatives, awareness and concerns over risk, and how they are (or are not) managing this risk. The survey was sponsored by Oracle, Redspin, Tenable Network...

2013-10-09 12:30:17

DHS Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation Educational Workshop Helps Government Personnel Determine the Best Mix of Products and Services BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced the DHS Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation (CDM) Workshop taking place Nov. 6, 2013 in Washington D.C. The event, which is free to all federal, state and local government personnel, was organized to create greater awareness of the benefits of the CDM program in the...

2013-09-30 08:33:07

Top SCADA Security Experts from Around the Globe Share the Latest Techniques for Protecting Industrial Control Systems and Critical Infrastructure BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help security professionals better understand and defend against SCADA and control system threats, SANS Institute will host the Asia Pacific ICS Security Summit and Training in Singapore this December. During December 2-3, 2013, Summit attendees will hear from top SCADA experts, key...

2013-09-26 12:32:33

Learn Full Results in Two Webcasts being Held on Oct. 1 and Oct. 3 at 1 PM EDT BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces the results of it's first-ever survey on awareness and use of analytics and intelligence to augment current monitoring practices. In it, only 10% of respondents felt confident in their organization's ability to analyze large data sets for security trends, although 77% are collecting logs and monitoring data from various systems and...