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2014-09-10 12:34:03

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, will return to Las Vegas October 19 - 27 for its annual SANS Network Security 2014. The event will feature more than 40 hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. Top security experts from around the world will share details on the latest threats and provide action plans for building a defensible network. "With new advanced...

2014-09-03 12:37:18

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute today released twenty-seven completely refreshed information security policy templates that corporations and government agencies can use to ensure their security policies are practical, up-to-date and reflect real-world experience. The release of new policy templates updates one of SANS' most popular services for the security community. SANS' policy template library has been used by at least 10,000 unique visitors...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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