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SANS Institute Expands its E-Learning Platform for Security Professionals with the Debut of SANS OnDemand Version 4

For Immediate Release

Contact: Andrew Williams
Tel: 508-857-6567
Email: awilliams@sans.org

Bethesda, MD - June 19, 2012 - SANS Institute, a world leader in providing e-learning solutions to Information security professionals, today announced the arrival of its newest e-learning platform, SANS OnDemand version 4. In addition to a new look and feel, SANS OnDemand version 4 offers students greater flexibility by extending operating system and browser support.

"The move to SANS OnDemand version 4 will provide e-learning students the ability to train anytime, anywhere using many of the latest operating systems and browsers," said SANS OnDemand's Director, Andrew Williams. "We are pleased to offer our students an enhanced user-friendly interface that also supports Google Chrome."

In addition to the new look and feel, OnDemand Version 4 supports many new operating systems and browsers. OnDemand Version 4 supports the following operating system and browser combinations in a Java-Free, HTML 5 player:

  • Windows: Chrome, Firefox 4+, Internet Explorer 9
  • Mac OS X: Chrome, Firefox 4+, Safari 5
  • iPad: iOS 4.3, Mobile Safari
  • Linux: Firefox 4+

SANS OnDemand enables Infosec students to learn at their own pace and provides access to more than 40 SANS Information Security courses. The SANS OnDemand e-learning platform includes a mix of presentation slides, video demonstrations, interactive labs, and assessment tests supported with audio from SANS' top instructors teaching the material.

To learn more about SANS OnDemand or to register for an OnDemand course please visit: http://www.sans.org/info/106734 or email ondemand@sans.org

About SANS Institute

The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. SANS is the most trusted, and by far the largest, source for information security training and security certification in the world. In addition to world-class training, SANS offers certification via the ANSI accredited GIAC security certification program. SANS offers a myriad of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, newsletters and it operates the Internet's early warning system - the Internet Storm Center. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners in varied global organizations from corporations to universities working together to help the entire information security community. (www.sans.org)

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