I'm pleased to invite you and your colleagues to attend SANS Network Security 2013 when we return to the magnificent Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, on September 14-23. Network Security is your annual networking opportunity! SANS will bring you the best in network security training, certification, and up-to-the-minute research on the most important topics in the industry today.
If you have attended this event in the past, then you know how valuable it can be to your career and to the safety and preservation of your company's online and computerized resources. Be assured that at SANS Network Security 2013, you'll get hands-on, immersion training from SANS world-class instructors and learn what it takes to stop cyber crime for your organization. Those who attend SANS Network Security 2013 will see that SANS offers a high-energy program, hands-on labs, a huge Vendor Solutions Expo, evening talks on the most timely security challenges, plus a myriad of networking opportunities.
Choose from an extensive lineup of hands-on immersion courses with in-depth training. Be sure to visit our Schedule page where you can select a long course and/or short, skill-based courses. To maximize your training investment, one of our one- or two-day courses might fit nicely with your longer course!
The SANS Technology Institute (STI) offers a Master's Degree in Information Security Management and a Master's Degree in Information Security Engineering. Many of the courses offered at SANS Network Security will count towards one of these Master's Degree programs once you apply for admission. Don't miss the opportunity to take courses that will advance your education toward a Master's Degree in your field.
We already said that networking opportunities abound at SANS Network Security 2013. Along with your course, you can attend the SANS@Night presentations, evening talks with keynote speakers, and our Vendor events. Look for information to be added regarding our SANS Network Security 2013 Vendor Showcase which provides a look at vendor products and solutions that can help address your organization's key security issues. In addition, our vendors will be featuring Lunch & Learn sessions throughout this event.
Our Caesars Palace campus is a grand setting for this incomparable SANS event. The guestroom rate is $175, but there is a 30% reduction for those who book by August 4, 2013. Government per diem rooms are available with proper ID; you will need to call reservations and ask for the SANS government rate. These rates include high speed Internet in your room and are only available through August 14, 2013. To make reservations please call (866) 227-5944 and ask for the SANS group rate.
Don't miss the opportunity to participate in NetWars Tournament. NetWars Tournament is a live and timed event that runs over an intense two-day period. It is a competitive environment that creates a sense of urgency and pressure among the participants, with a real-time scoreboard available for viewing. Many enterprises, government agencies, and military organizations rely on NetWars Tournament training to help identify skilled personnel and as part of extensive hands-on skill development.
This industry changes daily, and the challenges you face are undoubtedly complex. If you have pen testers, forensics experts, and application and software developers on your staff, get them to come to Las Vegas. They will bring back knowledge, skills, and tools that they will put to work the day they return!
See you in Las Vegas!
Director of Research