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Security West 2013

San Diego, CA | Tue, May 7 - Thu, May 16, 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 Security West 2013.

MSISE: Master of Science in Information Security Engineering
Course Certification Other Info
SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Gold Paper
SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA Gold Paper
SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling GCIH Netwars
Option of
FOR508: Advanced Computer Forensic Analysis and Incident Response GCFA Gold Paper
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
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  
SEC505: Securing Windows GCWN  
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  
MSISM: Master of Science in Information Security Management
Course Certification Other Info
MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge CompressionTM GSLC Gold Paper
SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling GCIH Gold Paper
AUD507: Auditing Networks, Perimeters, and Systems GSNA Gold Paper
DEV522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Gold Paper

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.