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Cyber Defense Initiative 2016

December 10 - 17 | Washington, DC
  • 35+ hands-on courses covering all disciplines
  • NetWars Tournaments including the 5th Annual Tournament of Champions: Dec 15-16
  • Keynote from SANS Fellow Jason Fossen on 'What's New for Security in Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10?', Dec 12

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    Security Leadership Summit

    Sep 27 - Oct 4, 2016 | Dallas, TX
    • Building an effective CISO/CEO relationship
    • Getting board and executive buy-in for your security program
    • Effective cyber threat intelligence

    Northern Virginia - Crystal City 2016

    September 6 - 11 | Crystal City, VA
    Information security training in Arlington from SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training. Get outstanding training from SANS Instructors 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
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