Cyber Defense Initiative 2014

Washington, DC | Wed, Dec 10 - Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Welcome to Cyber Defense Initiative 2014

  • 29 Courses
  • 26 Instructors
  • 5 Disciplines

NetWars Tournament

Join your colleagues for this hands-on skills challenge at CDI 2014.

Grand Hyatt Washington

Experience the upscale elegance of Grand Hyatt Washington, a full-service Washington, DC hotel.
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Information Security Training in Washington DC

Information security training in Washington DC from SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training. At SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2014 (CDI), SANS offers hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. The site of SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2014, December 10-19, is the Grand Hyatt Washington, located in the Penn Quarter.

Make your plans now to attend SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2014 on December 10-19. This is your opportunity to:

  • Understand how the newest cyber attacks work and what you can do to prevent them or mitigate the damage.
  • Ensure that your tools are up to the task of finding, blocking, and deciphering hacking attacks.
  • Get the training you need to make your organization cyber secure.
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Available Courses
Title Certification Instructor
NEW: SEC562: CyberCity Hands-on Kinetic Cyber Range Exercise
Tim Medin
WAITLIST: SEC301: Intro to Information Security GISF Fred Kerby
Keith Palmgren
SOLDOUT: SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Dr. Eric Cole
Keith Palmgren
SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED Bryce Galbraith
SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA Mike Poor
SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling GCIH John Strand
SEC505: Securing Windows with the Critical Security Controls GCWN Jason Fossen
SEC524: Cloud Security Fundamentals
Dave Shackleford
SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Eric Conrad
SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
SOLDOUT: SEC575: Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking GMOB Christopher Crowley
SEC579: Virtualization and Private Cloud Security
Dave Shackleford
SEC580: Metasploit Kung Fu for Enterprise Pen Testing
Eric Conrad
WAITLIST: SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking GXPN Stephen Sims
SOLDOUT: FOR408: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Mike Pilkington
FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics and Incident Response GCFA Chad Tilbury
SOLDOUT: FOR526: Memory Forensics In-Depth
Alissa Torres
WAITLIST: FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques GREM Jake Williams
MGT305: Technical Communication and Presentation Skills for Security Professionals
David Hoelzer
WAITLIST: MGT414: SANS® +S™ Training Program for the CISSP® Certification Exam GISP Paul A. Henry
MGT415: A Practical Introduction to Risk Assessment
James Tarala
MGT433: Securing The Human: How to Build, Maintain and Measure a High-Impact Awareness Program
Lance Spitzner
MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge Compression™ GSLC G. Mark Hardy
MGT535: Incident Response Team Management
Christopher Crowley
WAITLIST: AUD507: Auditing & Monitoring Networks, Perimeters & Systems GSNA David Hoelzer
ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials GICSP Matthew Luallen
Core NetWars Tournament - Add-on
(FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
Jeff McJunkin
SOLDOUT: DFIR NetWars Tournament - Add-on
(FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
Alissa Torres
Jake Williams
HOSTED: (ISC)2® Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®) CBK® Education Program
Frank Shirmo
HOSTED: Offensive Countermeasures: The Art of Active Defenses
Mick Douglas
HOSTED: Physical Penetration Testing - Introduction
The CORE Group