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2013-09-17 12:28:52

Top Security Experts and Healthcare Leaders Gather to Share Best Practices for Securing Personal Health Information BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While significant progress has been made using technology to create more efficient, reliable processes within the healthcare industry, security challenges are causing great concern among patients and providers. To help healthcare organizations balance innovation and security, SANS Institute will host an inaugural...

2013-09-10 08:38:02

Bringing Together Top Security Experts to Drive a Proactive Approach to Securing the "Internet of Things" BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The next wave of cyber innovation - and risk - is emerging with the "Internet of Things," as personal medical devices, automobiles, wearing computing, environmental sensors, home energy systems, and a myriad of other sensitive devices gain always-on connectivity. To ensure that security and privacy are considered top priority this...

2013-08-12 12:29:18

Adds New Hands-On Capture the Flag Tournament BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced the addition of a new capture the flag malware analysis tournament at SANS Network Security 2013, in Las Vegas, NV, September 14-23. The capture the flag challenges have been added as the sixth and final day of the newly-expanded FOR610: Reverse Engineering Malware course. The tournament gives participants the opportunity to test and solidify the skills they...

2013-07-10 16:28:57

BETHESDA, Md., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced that they have developed a new training program that is 80% hands-on learning. Studies have shown that the best way to pick up new skills quickly is to practice them in a hands-on, real-world scenarios designed to challenge and guide a participant. This new hands-on format allows students to develop a deeper understanding of the concepts and focus on developing broad skills across many different security...

2013-07-01 16:27:27

Features More than 45 Courses, Including New First-Run Courses, Hands-On Security Practitioner with NetWars and Python for Penetration Testers BETHESDA, Md., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced the addition of new training courses to SANS Network Security 2013, in Las Vegas, NV, September 14-23. Included among the more than 45 courses being taught, SANS has added the first-runs of SEC561: Hands-On Security Practitioner with NetWars, and SEC573: Python for...

2013-06-24 12:24:52

Learn How to Implement a Ubiquitous Technology Already Embedded in Enterprise Endpoints BETHESDA, Md., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute has developed a first-of-its-kind guide to update organizations on exciting new uses for implementing hardware roots of trust, enabled by the Trusted Platform Module (TPM). The guide will be available at http://www.sans.org/info/133497. In this seminal document SANS looks at the broad industry support for TPM, the...

2013-05-30 12:31:11

Results to be released during a June 6 webcast featuring SANS analyst and mobility expert, Kevin Johnson! Register at www.sans.org/info/124512 BETHESDA, Md., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Risky applications and business applications are being used side-by-side on devices owned by employees that are used for work, according to a survey on Mobile Application Security conducted during April and May 2013 by the SANS Institute and sponsored by Box, SAP and Veracode. Nearly 80%...

2013-05-07 16:35:00

Offers More than 40 Courses Covering Today's Most Complex Cyber Security Incidents, Many of Which have Been Reported by the Internet Storm Center in its Daily Diaries BETHESDA, Md., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help organizations defend against cyber attackers, SANS will host SANSFIRE 2013 training, June 14 - 22 in Washington, DC. Students will have the opportunity to learn the latest techniques for protecting data in their organizations from some of the world's top...

2013-04-29 08:33:40

BETHESDA, Md., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute and Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) announced today their participation in the Obama Administration's IT Training and Certification Program, a partnership which will enable thousands of service members to earn industry-recognized information technology certifications before they transition from military service. The IT Training and Certification Program was announced today at a White House press...

2013-04-25 16:35:36

BETHESDA, Md., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced they will have dedicated Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Hosted courses and panel discussions on the latest ICS security strategies and solutions this June. The training coming to Houston is part of SANS' initiative to help support engineers and security pros with their ICS security concerns. Michael Assante, SANS project lead for Industrial Control System (ICS), states "Critical questions need to be...