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SANS 2013

Orlando, FL | Fri, Mar 8 - Fri, Mar 15, 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.

Below is a list of eligible Master's courses being offered at SANS 2013.

MSISE: Master of Science in Information Security Engineering
Course Certification Other Info
MGT305: Technical Communication and Presentation Skills for Security Professionals   Assessment
SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Gold Paper
SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling GCIH Netwars
MGT525: IT Project Management, Effective Communication, and PMP® Exam Prep GCPM  
SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA Gold Paper
Option of
FOR508: Advanced Computer Forensic Analysis and Incident Response GCFA  
OR Software Security Training (must have a total of 6 training days and Gold Certs to complete)
DEV522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Gold Paper
SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Gold Paper
DEV541: Secure Coding in Java/JEE: Developing Defensible Applications GSSP-JAVA Gold Paper
DEV544: Secure Coding in .NET: Developing Defensible Applications GSSP-.NET
Electives: Two electives (no papers) can be chosen from the following courses
FOR408: Computer Forensic Investigations - Windows In-Depth GCFE  
FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques GREM  
SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED  
SEC502: 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  
LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations GLEG  
MSISM: Master of Science in Information Security Management
Course Certification Other Info
MGT305: Technical Communication and Presentation Skills for Security Professionals   Assessment
MGT433: Securing The Human: Building and Deploying an Effective Security Awareness Program   Written Assignment
MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge CompressionTM GSLC Gold Paper
SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling GCIH Netwars
MGT525: IT Project Management, Effective Communication, and PMP® Exam Prep GCPM  
AUD507: Auditing Networks, Perimeters, and Systems GSNA Gold Paper
LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations GLEG Gold Paper
Software Security Training (must have a total of 6 training days and Gold Certs to complete this option)
SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Gold Paper
DEV522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Gold Paper
DEV541: Secure Coding in Java/JEE: Developing Defensible Applications GSSP-JAVA Gold Paper
DEV544: Secure Coding in .NET: Developing Defensible Applications GSSP-.NET

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
  • 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.
  • TOEFL if English is not your native language; resident alien documentation if applicable

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.