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2013-07-08 16:24:31

Help desk services are a rich entry point for social engineers and technical attackers, but are you prepared? BETHESDA, Md., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces the results of its survey on help desk security and privacy, sponsored by RSA, the security division of EMC. The full survey results will be released during a SANS Analyst Webcast on July 16 at 1 p.m. EDT. Nearly all organizations have a help desk regardless of industry type and size. In the survey,...

2013-07-08 12:32:08

New technologies are challenging professionals in the areas of digital forensics and incident response, and policies and tools must catch up. BETHESDA, Md., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces the results of its first-ever survey on digital forensics and incident response, sponsored by Bit9, Cellebrite, FireEye and Guidance Software. The survey results will be previewed at the SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit in Austin, TX, June 9 and the full...

2013-07-01 16:27:27

Features More than 45 Courses, Including New First-Run Courses, Hands-On Security Practitioner with NetWars and Python for Penetration Testers BETHESDA, Md., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced the addition of new training courses to SANS Network Security 2013, in Las Vegas, NV, September 14-23. Included among the more than 45 courses being taught, SANS has added the first-runs of SEC561: Hands-On Security Practitioner with NetWars, and SEC573: Python for...

2013-06-13 16:28:45

Reducing real-world risk is the primary benefit of CSCs, which enjoy high level of support from CEOs and CIOs. BETHESDA, Md., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces the results of its first-ever survey on the Critical Security Controls (CSCs), sponsored by FireEye, IBM, Symantec and Tenable Network Security. The survey results will be discussed at the SANSFIRE 2013 security training event in Washington, DC, June 17 and the full results will be released during a SANS...

2013-05-30 12:31:11

Results to be released during a June 6 webcast featuring SANS analyst and mobility expert, Kevin Johnson! Register at www.sans.org/info/124512 BETHESDA, Md., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Risky applications and business applications are being used side-by-side on devices owned by employees that are used for work, according to a survey on Mobile Application Security conducted during April and May 2013 by the SANS Institute and sponsored by Box, SAP and Veracode. Nearly 80%...

2013-05-28 16:27:37

Certification Ensures Security Professionals Have the Knowledge and Skills Necessary to Mitigate Mobile Security Risks BETHESDA, Md., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) announces a new certification for mobile device security, the GIAC Mobile Device Security Analyst (GMOB). The new credential addresses the security concerns of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets on enterprise and government systems. Access to...

2013-05-16 16:26:56

BETHESDA, Md., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced that many of its most popular courses are coming to SANS San Francisco 2013, July 29 - August 3. SANS' courses will tackle some of today's most complex security issues including hacker techniques, exploits and incidents, mobile device security, computer forensic analysis and incident response, and much more. Dr. Eric Cole, information security expert and author of SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise...

2013-05-07 16:35:00

Offers More than 40 Courses Covering Today's Most Complex Cyber Security Incidents, Many of Which have Been Reported by the Internet Storm Center in its Daily Diaries BETHESDA, Md., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help organizations defend against cyber attackers, SANS will host SANSFIRE 2013 training, June 14 - 22 in Washington, DC. Students will have the opportunity to learn the latest techniques for protecting data in their organizations from some of the world's top...

2013-04-29 08:33:40

BETHESDA, Md., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute and Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) announced today their participation in the Obama Administration's IT Training and Certification Program, a partnership which will enable thousands of service members to earn industry-recognized information technology certifications before they transition from military service. The IT Training and Certification Program was announced today at a White House press...

2013-04-25 12:35:00

Top Mobile Security Experts and Practitioners will Share Proven Approaches for Securing BYOD BETHESDA, Md., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced the agenda for its second annual Mobile Device Security Summit taking place May 30 - 31, 2013 in Anaheim, CA. This year's summit will address some of the most challenging mobile security issues with a special focus on bring your own device (BYOD) and mobile vulnerabilities and exploits. Top security experts...