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2013-04-24 12:33:09

Survey Explores Legal and Technical Ramifications of Digital Forensics across Networks, Devices and into the Cloud. BETHESDA, Md., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With digital investigations evolving to include numerous devices, applications and mediums, the SANS Institute is embarking on a new survey about modern-day digital forensics investigations. The survey is being sponsored by Guidance Software, Bit9, Cellebrite, and FireEye. "Today's investigations involve more...

2013-04-17 16:29:04

Web-based Assessment to Help Streamline Candidate Selection and Skills Validation BETHESDA, Md., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute today announced SANS CyberTalent Assessments, a new recruiting and talent management tool that helps to validate the skills of information security professionals. As part of a recruitment process, CyberTalent Assessments helps recruiters, human resource (HR) professionals, and recruiting agencies save time, reduce administrative...

2013-03-21 12:26:25

Survey Explores What Types of Organizations are Adopting the Controls, What Controls They're Adopting, and Why BETHESDA, Md., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Critical Security Controls (CSC's) are being adopted by federal and state agencies in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere, to increase visibility into advanced threats, to shore up defenses, and ultimately for benchmarking and to improve risk posture. To increase the limited information currently available about...

2013-03-20 12:31:14

BETHESDA, Md., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced that it will offer a special 15% discount on its online courses through April 10, 2013. SANS' online courses were developed to meet the needs of information security professionals who cannot travel to training events due to personal or professional commitments or travel budget restrictions. "While travel budgets may disappear, cyber threats do not," said Steve Peterson, Director of Online Training. "SANS' online...

2013-03-18 16:26:55

BETHESDA, Md., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced that it is returning to the Hilton Washington campus for SANSFIRE 2013. Slated for June 15 - 22, SANSFIRE 2013 will offer students 40 information security courses taught by the top practitioners in the industry. For more than 10 years, the Internet Storm Center (ISC) has provided free analysis and warning to the Internet community. Each evening during SANSFIRE 2013, the ISC incident handlers will share riveting...

2013-03-14 16:29:27

BETHESDA, Md., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced that they have selected some of their most technical, hands-on information security courses to train our country's Cyber Guardians. SANS Cyber Guardian 2013, April 15 - 20, is coming to the Hilton Baltimore campus, located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor District. SANS Cyber Guardian 2013 will put you on the path to becoming a Cyber Guardian. It features all four of the Cyber Guardian baseline courses, along with one...

2013-03-07 16:27:07

BETHESDA, Md., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced that its new cutting-edge Advanced Web App Pen Testing and Ethical Hacking course along with six other top-rated courses are coming to SANS Northern Virginia, April 8 - 13. Kevin Johnson, penetration testing expert and author of SEC642: Advanced Web App Pen Testing and Ethical Hacking, states "Today's threats are more targeted and more complex. This course provides a deep understanding of how the various targets...

2013-03-06 12:24:02

BETHESDA, Md., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced that two of its new, best-selling, hands-on auditing courses will be offered for the first time on-line in a unique, three day, back to back format at SANS CyberCon 2013. This is SANS' premier on-line training event, and Tanya Baccam, course author of both audit courses, will be the instructor. When describing her experience at last year's SANS CyberCon, Robin Norris, with EMC, stated "Virtual training allows me...

2013-02-26 16:28:49

Top Security Experts from Mandiant, Lockheed Martin, Delta Risk and More Join Forces to Raise Awareness of Cyber Threat Intelligence BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced it will host the industry's first cyber threat intelligence summit, March 22 in Washington, D.C. The What Works in Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit is a one-of-a-kind knowledge sharing event that brings together some of the industry's top security experts including those...

2013-02-19 16:29:05

Survey Explores Ownership and Development Issues BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute is asking IT professionals for the challenges they face managing and developing business applications used on mobile and employee-owned devices. "With smartphones and tablets, applications are where most of the risk resides," says survey co-author and senior SANS analyst Kevin Johnson. "We are hoping this survey will help flesh out the risks and provide means to deal...