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Network Security 2013

Las Vegas, NV | Sat Sep 14 - Mon Sep 23, 2013

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The information security field is growing and maturing rapidly; are you positioned to win? A Master's Degree in Information Security from the SANS Technology Institute (STI) will help you build knowledge and skills in management or technical engineering.

September cohorts are forming, apply today! Applications are due August 1, 2013.

Click here to download the PDF Application.

If you are interested in an STI master's degree program, but do not have a bachelor's degree, we now have a degree completion program available through our partner, Excelsior College. Click here to learn more about degree completion.

The following courses being offered at Network Security 2013 may be applied to an STI master's degree program.

MSISE: Master of Science in Information Security Engineering
Course Certification Other Info
SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Gold
SEC 504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling GCIH Gold
SEC 503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA Gold
MGT 525: IT Project Management, Effective Communications, and PMP Exam Prep GCPM
Option of
FOR508: Advanced Computer Forensic Analysis and Incident Response GCFA Gold
OR Software Security Training (must have a total of 6 training days and Gold Certs to complete)
DEV 522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Gold
DEV 541: Secure Coding in Java/JEE: Developing Defensible Applications GSSP-Java Gold
DEV 542: Web Application Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking GWAPT Gold
DEV 544: Secure coding in .Net: Developing Defensible Applications GSSP-.Net Gold
Electives: Two electives (no papers) can be chosen from the following courses
FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques GREM  
SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED  
SEC 502: Perimeter Protection In-Depth GCFW  
SEC505: Securing Windows GCWN  
SEC506: Securing Linux/Unix GCUX  
SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN  
SEC617: Wireless Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing, and Defenses GAWN  
SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploits, and Ethical Hacking GXPN  
AUD507: Auditing Networks, Perimeters, and Systems GSNA  
LEG 523: Law of Data Security and Investigations, GLEG  
MSISM: Master of Science in Information Security Management
Course Certification Other Info
MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge CompressionTM GSLC Gold
SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling GCIH Gold
MGT 525: IT Project Management, Effective Communications, and PMP Exam Prep GCPM
AUD507: Auditing Networks, Perimeters, and Systems GSNA Gold
LEG 523: Law of Data Security and Investigations, GLEG Gold
DEV522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Gold
DEV 541: Secure Coding in Java/JEE: Developing Defensible Applications GSSP-Java Gold
DEV 542: Web Application Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking GWAPT Gold
DEV 544: Secure coding in .Net: Developing Defensible Applications GSSP-.Net Gold

Scores

To be eligible for transfer into STI, the GIAC Certification score must be current with a score of 80 or above.

Admissions Requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree with at least 2.8 GPA (with some exceptions) - unrelated field is okay.
  • Leadership Essay and Goal Essay
  • Completed Employer Recommendation of Candidate Form, and Resume
  • At least 12 months of experience in information technology, security, or audit. Upon graduation from STI, it is expected that you will have at least three years of significant work experience in the field.

Click here for the downloadable Application form, Employer Recommendation of Candidate form, and other details.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@sans.edu or 855-6-SANS-ED (855-672-6733), and we'll be happy to assist you.

Admission and curriculum requirements in effect when a person is admitted to STI are the requirements that will apply to that person.