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2014-08-26 12:32:43

Helps Digital Forensic Investigators Handle the Increasing Popularity of Apple Devices with Confidence BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help digital forensic and incident response (DFIR) professionals take on any Apple case without hesitation, the SANS Institute today introduced the new FOR518: Mac Forensic Analysis course. This intense hands-on forensic analysis course will help Windows-based investigators broaden their analysis capabilities and achieve the...

2014-08-13 12:32:26

Top Security Awareness Officers from Around the Globe to Share Best Practices for Creating a High-Impact Awareness Program BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced its inaugural Security Awareness Summit taking place September 10(th) in Dallas, TX. In conjunction with the Summit, SANS will host an intensive hands-on security awareness training event September 8 - 17. This is the only security awareness-focused event that combines hands-on...

2014-07-24 12:32:55

CDM Awareness Lacking at Operational Level; Inspector General Awareness Low; Obstacles to Adoption Include Staffing and Skills BETHESDA, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program is improving the security levels at federal agencies that are taking advantage of the program, according to a new SANS survey on CDM adoption. In it, 44% of those who reported implementing CDM are experiencing increased security as a result....

2014-07-10 12:21:16

Hands-On Immersion Training Available for Military and Civilian Cyber Security Professionals BETHESDA, Md., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute today announced its return to Texas with SANS San Antonio 2014, taking place August 11 - 16. SANS San Antonio offers hands-on immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. Military and civilian information security professionals will participate in world-class security training as they learn to...

2014-07-08 12:32:45

Top Security Experts Gather to Share Solutions to Today's Most Complex Cyber Threats BETHESDA, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute today announced the Cyber Defense Summit taking place in Nashville, TN August 19 - 20. In conjunction with the Summit SANS will also host an intensive hands-on information security training event August 13 - 18. This event marks the first time that SANS will conduct a training event and Summit that brings together cyber defense...

2014-07-01 12:33:16

A unique cybersecurity certification based on the Twenty Critical Security Controls BETHESDA, Md., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) is pleased to announce the GIAC Critical Controls Certification (GCCC), the only certification based on the Critical Security Controls, a prioritized, risk-based approach to security. The GCCC ensures that candidates have the knowledge and skills to implement and execute the Critical 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...

2014-04-30 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...

2014-04-24 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...

2014-03-31 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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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