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2014-06-03 12:45:22

Training Event Helps Information Security Professionals Improve Their Skills BETHESDA, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced it is bringing some of its most popular cybersecurity training and certification courses to the Bay Area with SANS San Francisco 2014, July 14 - 19. From budding security professionals to seasoned experts, attendees of all levels will have the opportunity to enhance their skills by taking advantage of SANS' IT security, security...

2014-05-20 12:39:37

Offers More than 35 Courses Covering Today's Most Complex Cyber Security Issues, Many of Which have Been Uncovered by the Internet Storm Center (ISC) BETHESDA, Md,, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help organizations protect their systems against cyber attackers, SANS is hosting SANSFIRE 2014 information security training, June 21 - 30 in Baltimore, MD. Students will have the opportunity to learn the latest techniques for how to safeguard data in their organizations from some of the...

2014-05-08 12:34:29

BETHESDA, Md., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faulty digital forensic tools lead to false conclusions, so it's far better to be proficient in analysis than to rely on tool output alone. SANS Institute today announced the upcoming 2014 Digital Forensics & Incident Response (DFIR) Summit and Training in Austin, TX, June 3 - 10. Attendees will learn analytical skills to combat computer forensic crimes, as well as new concepts and approaches for conducting investigations....

2014-04-30 16:34:58

Revamped Memory Analysis Course Helps Practitioners Stay Ahead of Insiders BETHESDA, Md., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To provide digital forensic and incident response (DFIR) professionals with a more exact and efficient way to investigate advanced attacks, SANS Institute today announced a complete revamp of its SANS FOR526: Memory Analysis In-Depth course. The significantly modified course places greater emphasis on the practitioner, arming analysts with cutting-edge...

2014-04-30 12:21:20

Cybersecurity Job Market Strong; Salaries Increase for Managers; Certifications Important to Career Success BETHESDA, Md., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its salary and professional trends survey, in which more than 4,000 cybersecurity professionals answered questions about their positions, aspirations, experience, certifications, job security, and salaries. The survey was sponsored by Arbor Networks. Building on the groundwork laid by the 2008...

2014-04-24 12:34:17

ISC Handlers to Detail Malicious Activity on the Internet Including Heartbleed, Cyberterrorism, and Insider Threats Bethesda, Md., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced the return of SANSFIRE, SANS' annual Internet Storm Center (ISC) training event. SANSFIRE 2014 will take place in Baltimore, MD June 21 - 30. This unique event brings together ISC handlers from around the world as they share their most interesting experiences and the newest cyber...

2014-04-11 12:25:52

BETHESDA, Md., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To keep information security professionals and end users abreast of the latest developments on the Heartbleed vulnerability, SANS Institute is hosting complimentary webcasts. The webcasts will deliver timely updates on the vulnerability and provide security practitioners with the steps they can take to mitigate risk. The live webcasts will also be available via replay and open to security professionals and interested...

2014-03-31 12:32:13

Top Security Experts Join Forces to Address Today's Most Challenging Cybersecurity Issues and Emerging Threats BETHESDA, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced its inaugural Security Leadership Summit to take place in Boston, MA April 30 - May 1. Aimed at CISOs, security operations managers and those working to become cybersecurity managers, this unique event will pair industry and government CISOs with SANS' top security experts for two days of...

2014-03-17 12:29:53

Enterprises Not Prepared to Mitigate DDoS Attacks; Deficiencies Center on Reliance on Production Infrastructure and Failure to Test Processes and Controls BETHESDA, Md., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its 2014 Survey on Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), sponsored by Corero Network Security, in which 378 IT professionals answered questions about their experience with DDoS attacks and their ability to protect their assets. "DDoS attacks are...

2014-03-05 12:31:29

Perimeter defenses are not enough; organizations need to examine their endpoints better for signs of compromise BETHESDA, Md., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Automation and process to monitor endpoints for threats are lacking in organizations, according to a survey completed by 948 IT professionals conducted by the SANS Institute. Full results of the survey, sponsored by Guidance Software, will be discussed during a March 13 Webcast at 1 PM EDT. More than 47% of 948...


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