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2013-12-18 16:25:39

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced the upcoming SANS CyberCon Spring 2014 Online Training Event, February 10 - 15. This one-of-a-kind training event brings SANS' top instructors teaching SANS' top courses right to your computer. Key reasons students cite for taking SANS' CyberCon courses include: 1. Greater Flexibility Cyber Security professionals can take the training they need without neglecting family and work obligations. 2. Zero Travel...

2013-12-18 12:30:55

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced its tenth annual free holiday hacking challenge. This annual year-end tradition helps teach in-demand cyber security skills for defending computers and networks in a fun and entertaining fashion using classic holiday themes. This year's challenge focuses on defending critical infrastructure systems, including power grids, water systems, and transportation infrastructures, all based on themes from the classic...

2013-12-17 16:25:57

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute is pleased to announce the People Who Made a Difference in Cybersecurity 2013 Award winners. Award recipients were announced December 16(th) at the SANS Cyber Defense Initiative (CDI) training event in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes security practitioners that are making breakthroughs in advancing cyber security. Nominees for the SANS 2013 People Who Made a Difference in Cybersecurity Awards were submitted by the...

2013-12-05 12:32:55

Global Information Assurance Certification Offers the Only Credential Addressing Cyber Security for Industrial Control Systems and Critical Infrastructure BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), a leading provider of cyber security certifications, announced today the release of the new Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) certification exam. This vendor-neutral credential is the only one of its kind...

2013-12-03 12:30:20

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Technology Institute announced today that it is now accredited by The Middle States Commission of Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 - 267.284.5000) an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The SANS Technology Institute was established in 2005 as an independent subsidiary of the SANS Institute to offer Master of...

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...