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2013-09-17 12:28:52

Top Security Experts and Healthcare Leaders Gather to Share Best Practices for Securing Personal Health Information BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While significant progress has been made using technology to create more efficient, reliable processes within the healthcare industry, security challenges are causing great concern among patients and providers. To help healthcare organizations balance innovation and security, SANS Institute will host an inaugural...

2013-09-12 12:33:19

Global Information Assurance Certification and Critical Infrastructure Companies Collaborate to Create Professional Standards for Credentialing in Cyber Security for Industrial Control Systems and Critical Infrastructure BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), a leading provider of cyber security certifications, and representatives from a global industry collaborative announce today that they have formed a community...

2013-09-10 08:38:02

Bringing Together Top Security Experts to Drive a Proactive Approach to Securing the "Internet of Things" BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The next wave of cyber innovation - and risk - is emerging with the "Internet of Things," as personal medical devices, automobiles, wearing computing, environmental sensors, home energy systems, and a myriad of other sensitive devices gain always-on connectivity. To ensure that security and privacy are considered top priority this...

2013-08-27 16:25:39

Provides Best Practices for Assessing Tablet and Mobile Device Security BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute, the most trusted source for computer security training, certification and research, today announced its upcoming webcast in collaboration with HIMSS, a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). Together, SANS and HIMSS are collaborating to offer a mobile device security...

2013-08-12 16:28:41

Why Cyber Security Training is so necessary BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced they will provide essential cyber security training at SANS CyberCon Fall 2013, an online information security training event, Sept 9(th) - 14(th), 2013. According to Lloyd's Risk Index List 2013, "cyber security now sits squarely towards the top of the agenda for boards around the world with cyber risk moving from 12th to 3rd place in the index. Business leaders...

2013-08-12 12:29:18

Adds New Hands-On Capture the Flag Tournament BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced the addition of a new capture the flag malware analysis tournament at SANS Network Security 2013, in Las Vegas, NV, September 14-23. The capture the flag challenges have been added as the sixth and final day of the newly-expanded FOR610: Reverse Engineering Malware course. The tournament gives participants the opportunity to test and solidify the skills they...

2013-07-22 12:25:15

Free web series will provide educational insight into preventing threats affecting enterprises today BETHESDA, Md., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute, a cooperative research and education organization and the largest source for world-class information security training and security certification, today announced its upcoming webinar series in partnership with CrowdStrike, a global provider of security technologies and services focused on identifying advanced...

2013-07-11 16:27:05

BETHESDA, Md., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced the addition of SANS CyberCon Fall 2013 online information security training event, Sept 9(th) - 14(th), 2013. With sequestration still in place, organizations are finding themselves with training budgets, but drastically reduced travel budgets. This one-of-a-kind training event brings SANS' top instructors teaching SANS' top courses to those who can't travel. "SANS CyberCon is a great option for...

2013-07-10 16:28:57

BETHESDA, Md., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced that they have developed a new training program that is 80% hands-on learning. Studies have shown that the best way to pick up new skills quickly is to practice them in a hands-on, real-world scenarios designed to challenge and guide a participant. This new hands-on format allows students to develop a deeper understanding of the concepts and focus on developing broad skills across many different security...

2013-07-09 16:26:45

BETHESDA, Md., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces a special opportunity for organizations to send two students to information security training for the price of one. The offer runs through July 31 and will allow organizations to send employees to a live, online session of MGT414: SANS® +S(TM) Training Program for the New CISSP® Certification Exam. MGT414 prepares students for the New CISSP® exam with the most current courseware available. This particular class...