BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced SANS Northern Virginia Spring – Tysons 2018 taking place March 17-24. The event features hands-on immersion style training courses to help security professionals learn the latest tools and techniques to defeat cyber attackers.
According to SANS certified instructor Chris Christianson (@cchristianson), “It seems not a day goes by without us hearing about some organization suffering a data breach. And if the breach is less than a 100 million records, it may not even make the news. Breaches happen despite organizations spending large amounts of money on information security. Want to know what an organization can do to really secure information? Join me in Northern Virginia where I will help individuals learn exactly what they can do to increase securing data during the SEC440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing, and Auditing course. Then in SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style, an intense 6 Day Bootcamp Style class, we will build upon those ideas to help individuals develop their technical skills to be successful.”
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For additional information on the SEC440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing, and Auditing course, or to register, visit www.sans.org/u/zDw. For information on the SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style course, or to register, visit www.sans.org/u/zDB.
SANS Northern Virginia Spring – Tysons 2018 offers training course for security professionals at every level. Included among the course line-up are two new courses, SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics and DEV540: Secure DevOps and Cloud Application Security. Bonus evening discussions offering insight into the latest cyber security issues will round out the agenda including a keynote by security expert Keith Palmgren.
For a complete list of courses, or to register for SANS Northern Virginia Spring – Tysons 2018, please visit: www.sans.org/u/zDG
About SANS Institute
The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. SANS is the most trusted and, by far, the largest provider of cybersecurity training and certification to professionals at governments and commercial institutions world-wide. Renowned SANS instructors teach over 50 different courses at more than 200 live cybersecurity training events as well as online. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates employee qualifications via 30 hands-on, technical certifications in information security. The SANS Technology Institute, a regionally accredited independent subsidiary, offers master’s degrees in cyber security. SANS offers a myriad of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, and newsletters; it also operates the Internet’s early warning system–the Internet Storm Center. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners, representing varied global organizations from corporations to universities, working together to help the entire information security community. (www.SANS.org)
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