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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...

2014-02-26 12:23:18

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute is pleased to announce it has been selected as the Best Professional Training Program for the fourth time within the Professional Awards category of the 2014 SC Magazine Awards. Winners were announced February 25(th) at the SC Magazine Awards Gala held in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco. The 2014 Professional Award winners were chosen by a panel of esteemed security professionals from...

2014-02-19 08:31:03

Norse Global Threat Intelligence Platform Identifies Healthcare Organizations' Compromised Networks, Applications, Devices and Systems SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norse, a leading provider of live threat intelligence-based security solutions, in association with SANS, the most trusted and largest source for information security training, certification and research, today released the SANS-Norse Healthcare Cyberthreat Report. Senior SANS Analyst and Healthcare Specialist...

2014-01-13 12:31:07

Offers a Unified Approach to Security with Metrics-Based Offensive and Defensive Training BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the New Year underway, a steady stream of data breach news confirms attacks against organizations are increasing. To better prepare cyber security professionals for the evolving fight against cyber attackers, SANS Institute today announced it is returning to Arizona for SANS Phoenix/Scottsdale 2014. Taking place in Scottsdale...

2014-01-09 12:30:35

Provides Insight into Why Data Breaches Occur and How to Stop Them BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Target, Snapchat and Skype, if the start of the New Year is any indication, 2014 will be a busy year for data breaches. Despite spending millions of dollars and man hours on security, organizations are still being compromised. In response to industry demand for additional training on why attacks are occurring and how they can be stopped, SANS Institute has...

2014-01-06 12:21:31

Offers One of the Industry's Most Comprehensive DFIR Training Experiences BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced it is bringing its most popular forensic courses together at one event with the introduction of the SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Training Event (DFIRCON -- pronounced d?-'f?r-'kän). This all-forensic event will take place in Monterey, CA, March 5 - 10. SANS will also debut two new forensic courses at the...

2013-12-23 16:23:49

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute held its second annual NetWars Tournament of Champions last week in Washington, D.C., pulling together some of the top cyber security talent in the world to face off in an intense two-day competition. In addition to over 30 past champions, more than 100 new NetWars participants vied for the top spot, pitting their defensive, offensive, and analytic cyber skills against each other. The top winner of the...

2013-12-19 12:32:12

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute announced today the addition of two presenters at the upcoming 9th Annual Industrial Control System (ICS) Security Summit and Training, ICS control system security researchers Adam Crain, founder of Automatak and Chris Sistrunk, independent researcher. Crain and Sistrunk will unveil the new Aegis fuzzing framework at the summit. Attendees will also hear firsthand the current status of Project Robus, an ongoing...

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...

2013-10-09 12:30:17

DHS Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation Educational Workshop Helps Government Personnel Determine the Best Mix of Products and Services BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute today announced the DHS Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation (CDM) Workshop taking place Nov. 6, 2013 in Washington D.C. The event, which is free to all federal, state and local government personnel, was organized to create greater awareness of the benefits of the CDM program in the...