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Security West 2013

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

SANS returns to San Diego on May 7-16 for SANS Security West 2013 with the best security training money can buy! At SANS Security West, you have the opportunity to take courses from the SANS top instructors, our real-world practitioners who are the best at ensuring you not only learn the material, but that you can apply it immediately when you return to the office.

Choose from these outstanding SANS Courses that prepare you for almost any of the technical and management certifications required by Department of Defense Directive 8570:

  • Management 512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials for Managers with Knowledge Compression™ (GSLC, STI)
  • Security 301: Intro to Information Security (GISF)
  • Security 401: SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp Style (GSEC, STI)
  • Security 504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling (GCIH, STI)

Don't miss these enriching and informal networking opportunities that you only find at live training events. Watch for our SANS Special Events, Vendor Expo and Reception, and SANS@Night talks - all of which are free to those who register. Valuable professional relationships that last for years are forged at SANS events. Here is what some attendees had to say about SANS Security West 2012:

Since this is my 1st SANS course, it really opened my eyes in general what IT security is all about. I've been in ESec for 2 years and now the dots are finally connecting, seeing the big clear picture. - Joe Madamba, State Compensation Insurance Fund

The best security training bar none! - John Carlson, Nelnet

Great course! I'm disturbed impressed at how much the instructors know. Top-notch instructors are what makes SANS! - Chris Robinson, Sempra Energy

The Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel campus will be the location for SANS Security West 2013. With its spectacular waterfront location, the Hyatt offers stunning ocean and bay views with easy access to many unique Southern California adventures! Take a cruise on the San Diego Bay, and visit Seaport Village, the Gaslamp Quarter, the San Diego Zoo, and Sea World. Plus, don't miss the museums or IMAX theatre in Balboa Park. San Diego in May has an average high of 69 degrees with a low of 60 degrees.

A special discount rate of $207 S/D will be honored based on space availability. Make your reservations now as this special rate is only available through April 16, 2013. Government per diem rooms are available with proper ID; simply call reservations and ask for the SANS government rate. These rates include-high speed Internet in your room.

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The only way you can be prepared for the future is to understand it, and those who do not learn from the past are forced to repeat it. Our look at emerging trends will prepare you to face the challenges ahead. Register today for SANS Security West 2013 - we are looking forward to meeting you in sunny Southern California!

Best regards,

Stephen Northcutt
President
SANS Technology Institute, a postgraduate computer security college